Category: Civil Rights

House Approval of New Voting Rights Bill Is Clarion Call

House Approval of New Voting Rights Bill Is Clarion Call

Friday's vote should ring clear as a bell that yes, Democrats are hard at work and particularly hard at work at protecting the civil and voting rights who need them most.
My Oops, or Chick Fil A Trying to Have It Both Ways on Bigotry

My Oops, or Chick Fil A Trying to Have It Both Ways on Bigotry

I apologize for my enthusiasm in believing that our progressive might could have made a real difference in this case.
Progressives, We May Now Enjoy Chik Fil A Guilt-free

Progressives, We May Now Enjoy Chik Fil A Guilt-free

Apparently, the collective willpower of American progressives has finally paid off. Chick Fil A's move certainly angered those on the right who approved of the company's previous stances. And they were quick to point to the progressive boycott as the culprit.
Trump’s Decision Is Clear: Either Admit to Racism or Fire Miller Now

Trump’s Decision Is Clear: Either Admit to Racism or Fire Miller Now

The surfacing of Stephen Miller's emails now offers Trump a chance to put up or shut up.
Defeat Judicial Appointment for Steven Menashi (and All Those Like It)

Defeat Judicial Appointment for Steven Menashi (and All Those Like It)

Every once in a while, a Trump judicial nominee comes forward who is even more noticeably worse than the rest. Steven Menashi is one of those.
Appeals Court Upholds Block on Abortion Restriction

Appeals Court Upholds Block on Abortion Restriction

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals Wednesday upheld a preliminary injunction against a restrictive Indiana state abortion law that would have imposed undue burdens on young women’s personal medical decisions.
CNN Debate Night 2 Decided Clorox is More Important Than Guns

CNN Debate Night 2 Decided Clorox is More Important Than Guns

In light of the Gilroy mass shooting, CNN Debate Night 2 decides to talk about Clorox.
The Case That Made an Ex-ICE Attorney Realize the Government Was Relying on False ‘Evidence’ Against Migrants

The Case That Made an Ex-ICE Attorney Realize the Government Was Relying on False ‘Evidence’ Against Migrants

Years after quitting her job as an attorney for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Laura Peña returned to the fight — defending migrants she’d once prosecuted. Then, a perplexing family separation case forced her to call upon everything she’d learned.
ACLU Asks Federal Court To Halt Ongoing Family Separations

ACLU Asks Federal Court To Halt Ongoing Family Separations

The American Civil Liberties Union asked a federal judge Tuesday to block the Trump administration from continuing to separate hundreds of families in defiance of a previous court order.
Jennifer Granholm to Mia Love: More Republicans Like You Should Come out and Tell Trump, ‘Enough Is Enough’

Jennifer Granholm to Mia Love: More Republicans Like You Should Come out and Tell Trump, ‘Enough Is Enough’

The first black female Republican elected to Congress took Donald Trump to task for his ongoing string of racist tweets attacking non-white Democratic figures.