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The administration's new "public charge" rule allows immigration officials to deny green cards to immigrants because they utilize government public assistance programs like food stamps, housing vouchers, or Medicaid—or simply because they are poor.
Pauline Hoffmann alleges that the Catholic university at which she was a professor denied her a promotion and pressured her to resign because she's a Wiccan.
Firing off some tweets, circulating petitions, giving speeches, and raising awareness about various issues is a perfectly admirable and safe endeavor. But if you really want to help LGBTQ people, people of color, people with disabilities, immigrants, and everyone who lives in the intersections of those identities, we need you to do more.
The Office of Refugee Resettlement claims to be “de facto” parents to these pregnant minors, but it is claiming more rights than an actual parent would have.
Judge Brett Kavanaugh's phrasing immediately set off alarm bells among reproductive rights and justice supporters.
And pretending it isn't puts the rights of pregnant people at risk.
Justice Kennedy announced his retirement Wednesday, because he apparently doesn't care about his legacy.
The president is stacking the courts with right-leaning extremists who will languish on the bench for decades, doing their best to strip marginalized people of their civil rights. This should alarm you.
They don't worship Satan, despite what you might have read. But they do believe in bodily autonomy. And the Constitution.
We may have gained unprecedented political power, literary accolades, and foundation that truly matches our skin tones, but we are still at the bottom of too many health indicators and too many ladders to social and economic mobility to call 2017 a win.
By making space for both my possible contributions and restrictions, Never Again Action, the group behind the #JewsAgainstICE protests, made space for me.