As indigenous women, we deserve a future free from fears of our tap water, a future where we are free to raise our families the best way we know how on our ancestral land.
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“We want President Obama, in the little time he has left, to hear us. We want to let him know of the contributions of immigrants. They treat us like criminals, but we are not criminals,” said Adriana Cazorla, a participant in Friday's action.
Though Democrats dominate Rhode Island’s legislature, the state has seen many attacks on abortion access and received a failing grade from reproductive rights advocates NARAL Pro-Choice America.
Ojibwe and non-Natives alike, rich and poor, Democrats and Republicans, are all governed by the great leveler—nature. If we befoul our water, we poison ourselves.
Trump went on to highlight the main components of his child-care plan, including his pitch to create “a crucial safety net for working mothers whose employers do not provide paid maternity leave” by providing "six weeks of paid maternity leave to any mother with a newborn child."
Hillary Clinton called for criminal justice reforms to create a system “that actually delivers justice, and a future where everyone has respect for the law and is respected by the law."