Brie Shea is an investigative reporting fellow with the Investigations and Research Team at Rewire. Prior to joining Rewire, Brie worked as an analyst with Boeing, Defense Space and Security. She holds an MA in Intelligence Studies from American Military University and and a BA in International Security & Conflict Resolution from San Diego State.
Angel Dillard is set to stand trial in federal district court in Wichita, Kansas, for alleged violations of the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act. But as this timeline shows, anti-abortion violence in the city long predates Dillard.
Most people would consider it unusual to pick a corrections facility if they were in the market for a breast exam. But that’s exactly what is suggested by a new website launched last month by 17 of the nation’s most prominent anti-choice groups.
As women, the LGBTQ community, and Latinos gain political and consumer power, Coors and its competitors have scrambled to target these groups. But the family behind the company continues to pump millions of dollars into powerful anti-choice, anti-immigrant organizations.
Why would Texas, a state renowned for its fierce defense of local rights, prohibit the good people of Denton—and any other municipalities—from banning hydraulic fracturing if that is what they choose to do? Look no further than Dan and Farris Wilks.
Conservative radio host Dennis Prager's eponymous website seeks to insert religious and political right-wing propaganda directly into schools, and he has the generous backing of two of the richest men in the United States—Dan and Farris Wilks.
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