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US Congress Should Reject Trump Anti-Immigrant Funding, Says Human Rights Watch

WASHINGTON, DC, April 25, 2017 -  The United States Congress should reject President Donald Trump’s Fiscal Year 2017 supplemental funding request for a dramatic...

Congressman Schiff, Senator Kaine Send Letter to President Trump Asking for Legal Basis of...

WASHINGTON, DC, April 25, 2017 – Yesterday, Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Intelligence Committee, and Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA), a...

Democracy 21 Says Ethics Rules Require Kushner to Recuse Himself from All China Matters

April 25, 2017 - In a letter sent to Jared Kushner today, Democracy 21 called on President Trump’s Senior Adviser “to publicly announce now...

Guttmacher Report Confirms Planned Parenthood’s Irreplaceable Role in Providing Family Planning Care

April 25, 2017 - This week, the Guttmacher Institute released a new report showing that Planned Parenthood served more contraceptive clients than any other...

Trump to Launch Unprecedented Attack on National Monuments

WASHINGTON, April 25, 2017— President Trump is poised to threaten more than 1 billion acres of national monument protection in a devastating and unprecedented...

New Report: Special Districts Too Often Fail to Show How They Spend Money

April 25, 2017 - A new report found that most special districts across the country are failing to provide accessible, online, and comprehensive information...

U.S. Anti-Semitic Incidents Spike 86 Percent So Far in 2017 After Surging Last Year,...

NEW YORK, NY, April 24, 2017 - Anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. surged more than one-third in 2016 and have jumped 86 percent in...

Most new to Medicaid have no other option if Affordable Care Act repealed

COLUMBUS, OH, April 24, 2017- Almost everyone covered through Ohio's Medicaid expansion would have no other viable insurance option should the Affordable Care Act...

Nearly All 50 States Failing Transgender, Gender-Expansive and Gender-Nonconforming (TGNC) Youth

NEW YORK, NY, April 24, 2017 - A new report published today, Safe Havens:  Closing the Gap Between Recommend Practice and Reality for...

6.2 Million U.S. Women Obtained Contraceptive Services from Publicly Funded Clinics in 2015

April 24, 2017 - Some 6.2 million women received publicly supported contraceptive services from 10,700 clinics in the United States in 2015, according to...

21 Attorneys General Call Out Trump Administration For Abdicating Responsibility To Student Loan Borrowers

NEW YORK, April 24, 2017—Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today joined a coalition of 21 Attorneys General and the Office of Consumer Protection of...

March for Science and Peoples Climate March are Inherently Connected

WASHINGTON, D.C. April 20, 2017 - This Saturday’s March for Science is inherently connected to the April 29th Peoples Climate March, climate scientists and...

The US has the highest number of incarcerated non-citizens in the world

April 19, 2017 - Since the 1980s, all major Western states practice what they call civil or administrative confinement of undocumented immigrants and non-citizens....

Statement from Montes Attorneys on DHS Claim That He Voluntarily Abandoned His DACA Status

LOS ANGELES, April 19, 2017 — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security today said in statements to the media that Juan Manuel Montes, a...

With No Bad Hombre in Sight, Maribel Trujillo Deported

April 19, 2017 - This morning, despite the tireless efforts of the faith community, lawyers at Advocates for Basic Legal Equality (ABLE), and her family, Maribel Trujillo-Diaz, an...

Nearly One in Three Teenage Girls has Experienced Sexual Assault or Other Violence

WASHINGTON, DC, April 19, 2017 - Nearly one in three teenage girls has experienced sexual violence or other physical violence. More than one in...

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...

New Plaintiffs Join CREW Emoluments Case

WASHINGTON, DC, April 18, 2017 - An association of more than 200 restaurants and thousands of restaurant workers this morning joined Citizens for Responsibility...

US Attack on Syria Mosque Likely Unlawful; Authorities Fail to Take Precautions

WASHINGTON, DC, April 18, 2017 - United States forces appear to have failed to take necessary precautions to avoid civilian casualties in a March...

New Analysis: Crime, Violence, and Murder Remain Near Historic Lows

April 18, 2017 - Crime rates have dropped dramatically and remain near historic lows, despite localized increases in some places, according to a new...