Native leaders say the Trump's administration's plans to address the crisis of murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls fall short if lawmakers won't recognize tribal authority or VAWA protections.
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Native people were excluded from the first 70 years under the U.S. Constitution, which explicitly regarded “Indians not taxed,” or those living on reservations or unsettled territories, as not countable.
Harris was a strong pro-choice voice in the Democratic field, pushing the policy of federal pre-clearance of state-level restrictions on abortion.
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Criminalizing abortion in El Salvador means people go to prison for miscarrying. Abortion rights advocates fear this could become a reality in the United States.
Independent abortion clinics lack the visibility, institutional support, and financial resources of other providers, like Planned Parenthood.