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Op-Ed

Center for Constitutional Rights: Supreme Court Muslim Ban Ruling a Historic Judicial Mistake

June 26, 2018, New York – In response to the Supreme Court’s ruling on Trump’s Muslim ban, the Center for Constitutional Rights issued the...

James Esseks: Enforcing Nondiscrimination Laws Is Not a Sign of Anti-Religious Bias

June 25, 2018 - On Monday morning, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to take up another challenge to state nondiscrimination laws protecting LGBT people....

Nadia Rubaii and Max Pensky: Preventing crimes against humanity in the US

Immigrant rights advocates speak against Trump’s policies in New Mexico. AP Photo/Russell Contreras, File Nadia Rubaii, Binghamton University, State University of New York and Max Pensky,...

Rokia Hassanein: Trump Hurts His Legal Argument In The Muslim Ban By Comparing It...

June 21, 2018 - The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hand a decision on the Muslim ban case any day now – maybe...

Orion Danjuma: Court Recognizes Threat Kobach Poses to Election Integrity

June 22, 2018 - A federal judge this week struck down Kansas’ severely restrictive voter registration regime, ruling that Kansas Secretary of State Kris...

Sameera Hafiz: Family Separations Will Continue Despite Trump Executive Order, Until Overzealous Prosecutions and...

June 20, 2018 - Today, the Trump administration released an executive order following their cruel and immoral policy of separating immigrant parents from their...

Henry Giroux: Trump’s act of state terrorism against children

Children listen to speakers during an immigration family separation protest in Phoenix, Arizona. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Henry Giroux, McMaster University June 21, 2018 - State terrorism...

Henrietta Fore, UNICEF: Children should not be separated from their families because of their...

NEW YORK, June 19, 2018 – Statement from UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore on situation of migrant children and families in the U.S. Stories of...

Amrit Cheng: Fact-Checking Family Separation

June 19, 2018 - With nearly 2,000 immigrant children separated from their parents in just six weeks alone, there is an unprecedented human rights...

Senator Harris: Secretary Nielsen Must Resign

WASHINGTON, D.C. June 18, 2018 - Today, Senator Kamala D. Harris, a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, released the...

Kinsey Hasstedt: A Domestic Gag Rule and More: The Administration’s Proposed Changes to Title...

June 18, 2018 - Originally published on Health Affairs Blog. On June 1, the Trump administration published a series of proposed changes to the regulations governing the Title...

Frank Sharry: Don’t Fall for the Lies and Blame Shifting: Trump Can Stop Family...

June 18, 2018 - Don’t be distracted by the side show in Congress. Don’t be confused by the lies, obfuscation, and blame shifting from...

Rep. Pramila Jayapal: The mothers could not stop crying when they spoke about their...

SEATTLE, June 12, 2018 - Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, member of the House Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement after demanding and being given access...

Robert Reich: The Constitutional Crisis is Now

June 10, 2018 - I keep hearing that if Trump fires Mueller we’ll face a constitutional crisis. Or if Mueller subpoenas Trump to testify and...

James Zogby: The Anti-Semitism Awareness Act Is Back: Free Speech Is at Risk

June 9, 2018 - Back in 2016, without debate or an actual vote, the US Senate stealthily passed a disturbing and dangerous piece of...

Robert Reich: The Unconstitutional Census Power Grab (VIDEO)

June 7, 2018 - The Trump administration’s decision to alter the 2020 Census to ask people if they are American citizens is an unconstitutional power...

Wendy Feliz: Celebrating Immigrant Heritage Month and Being Welcoming Is Good for You and...

June 6, 2018 - June is Immigrant Heritage Month, and given the shrill and often negative rhetoric we hear around immigration, it seems more...

Ceridwen Cherry: Census Citizenship Question Illegally Discriminates Against Immigrants

June 6, 2018 - For the first time since 1950, the census will ask respondents whether or not they are U.S. citizens. It may...

Ed Simon: L’Etat, C’est Moi!

June 6, 2018 - Ed Simon is the Editor-at-Large for The Marginalia Review of Books,a channel of The Los Angeles Review of Books.A frequent contributor at...

Manar Waheed and Brian Hauss: The Latest Attack in the Campaign to Silence Criticism...

June 5, 2018 - Members of Congress last month introduced the “Anti-Semitism Awareness Act.” The bill purports to address a real problem: According to...