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Texas Groups File Suit Against 'Unconstitutional, Anti-Democratic' Voter Supression Law

"SB1 not only makes voting harder for all Texans, it threatens the most marginalized of us the most," said the ACLU. "We won't stop fighting until it's blocked."

Jon Queally ·


Out-of-State Abortion Providers Brace for an Influx of Texas Patients

The evidence from Texas' COVID-19 abortion ban clearly shows that such restrictive policies do not end the demand for abortion.

Abby Zimmardi ·


House Dems Introduce Bill to Lower Medicare Age to 60

"Lowering the Medicare eligibility age will not only be life-changing for at least 23 million people, it will also be lifesaving for so many across America."

Brett Wilkins ·


On Heels of SB 8, Texas Poised to Restrict Access to Medication Abortions

With extreme abortion bans likely to spread across the U.S., one rights advocate said the medical community will have to "drastically shift the way people access abortion, on their own terms."

Julia Conley ·


In Times of Great Despair, We Must Double Down on Our Activism

This is a true moment of crisis on so many different levels, which is why it’s not only critical that we seize this moment to throw ourselves into meaningful political activism, but also to take care of ourselves at deep emotional and spiritual levels.

Thom Hartmann ·


A Message for Texas: Women Are Tougher Than Right-Wing Legislators

Did a little bird tell you that women are obedient and law-abiding, and always do what they’re told? It’s time to shoot that bird.

Claire Provost ·


'Tip of the Iceberg': GOP-Led States Eye Texas Model to Attack Abortion Rights

Republican lawmakers in Florida, Indiana, Mississippi, and other states have expressed interest in turning private citizens into deputized vigilantes to halt women's reproductive freedoms.

Julia Conley ·


Patriotic Millionaires Launches New Campaign to Boost Fight for Economic Justice

TaxTheRich.com will "help educate, train, and mobilize activists and everyday Americans" concerned about tax justice, the group explained.

Brett Wilkins ·


The Police Killing of Elijah McClain and His Mother's Pursuit of Justice

"He never should’ve been stopped, he never should’ve been brutalized, he never should’ve been handcuffed, and he never should have been given Ketamine." Sheneen McClain, Elijah’s mother

Amy Goodman ·


'The Climate Crisis Is an Inequality Crisis,' Says Ocasio-Cortez After Deadly Storm Hits Northeast

"Among the people MOST at risk during flash floods here are those living in off-the-books basement dwellings that don’t meet the safety codes necessary to save lives," said the New York Democrat.

Brett Wilkins ·

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