Saturday, October 20 2018

US

Senators Concerned Over Trump Administration’s Proposal to Separate Immigrant Children from Parents

WASHINGTON, D.C. Feb. 12, 2018 - United States Senators Kamala D. Harris (D-CA), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Patty Murray (D-WA), and Bob Menendez (D-NJ) today...

BLM Employees Ordered to Wear Propaganda Badges with Images of Oil Rigs, Livestock Grazing

Washington, DC March 15, 2018 - U.S. Bureau of Land Management employees are now under orders to wear “Vision Cards” on their uniforms displaying...

The Indigenous Environmental Network responds to U.S. Court of Appeals Injunction Denial to Halt...

Cannon Ball, ND October 10, 2016 - The U.S. Court of Appeals Sunday night rejected the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s request for a temporary...

Landmark Federal Court Decision Extends Workplace Discrimination Protections to Lesbian and Gay People

Chicago, IL, April 4, 2017 –In a groundbreaking, 8-3 decision, the full Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that workplace discrimination based on...

Racial Justice Groups Sue DHS to Release Contents of Fully Redacted “Race Paper”

NEW YORK, NY, March 19, 2018 - Today, racial justice organizations filed a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to release the...

Congresswomen Reintroduce Bill to Ensure Coverage of Abortion Services for All Women

Jan. 31, 2017 - Congresswomen Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) today reintroduced the Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH...

LCV’s 2017 Scorecard Shows Record-Breaking Congress Cementing Trump’s Polluter Agenda

Washington, D.C. Feb. 27, 2018 - The League of Conservation Voters today released the 2017 National Environmental Scorecard, the primary yardstick for evaluating the...

Executive Order to Strip Millions of Middle Class Families of Retirement Savings Protections

Feb. 3, 2017 - Americans for Financial Reform (AFR), American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Better Markets, and Consumer Federation of...

Schneiderman Urges NY Lawmakers to Close NY’s Double Jeopardy Loophole to Prevent Those Pardoned...

April 18, 2018 - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman sent a letter to state lawmakers today urging them to close a loophole in New...

Silenced Federal Agencies Violating Their Own Policies

January 24, 2017 - Tuesday marked a flurry of actions by the Trump administration that have cut off some federal scientists from the outside...

GOP Hopes to Help Donald Trump Target Rod Rosenstein with Release of Nunes Memo...

Jan. 29, 2018 - Rachel Maddow points out that despite legitimacy of the FBI scrutinizing Carter Page as a foreign agent, Republicans are following...

Minimum Wage Too Low to Keep Working Families Out of Poverty, New GAO Report...

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2017 - The federal minimum wage is leaving millions of families in poverty, according to a new study prepared by the Government Accountability...

Over 1200 Archeologists & Museum Directors’ letter to President Obama demanding a halt to...

September 21, 2016 - In an amazing act of solidarity, over 1200 archaeologists, anthropologists, historians and museum directors sent a letter to President Obama,...

Democracy 21 Files Second Complaint against AG Sessions for Recusal Failure with DOJ’s Office...

March 2, 2017 - Democracy 21 sent a second complaint this morning to the Justice Department’s Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) that called on...

Experts: Trump’s Misguided Approach Will Worsen the Overdose Crisis

March 19, 2018 - In New Hampshire today, President Trump announced a plan for his administration’s response to opioid addiction and overdose. Trump frequently...

House National Security Dems Demand Answers on Trump’s Border Troop Deployment

WASHINGTON, DC, April 11, 2018 - Today, seven House Democratic national security leaders sent a letter to Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen and Defense Secretary...

Tent Cities Proposed for Migrant Children Have Poisoned Water

Washington, DC, June 26, 2018 - Per Donald Trump’s orders, the Department of Defense is scouting military sites to detain migrant children separated from...

SPLC sues neo-Nazi leader who targeted Jewish woman in anti-Semitic harassment campaign

April 18, 2017 - The Southern Poverty Law Center, along with its Montana co-counsel, filed suit in federal court today against the founder of...

It’s Official: Donald Trump Is a ‘Revolting Slug, Unfit for Public Office,’ Says NSW...

October 13, 2016 - The upper house of the New South Wales state parliament in Australia is condemning Donald Trump's run for president of...

SCOTUS decision strikes another blow against democracy, voting rights

June 12, 2018 - The U.S. Supreme Court on June 11 upheld Ohio’s efforts to purge its voter rolls — a  move that spreads...