Category: Civil Rights

House OKs Historic LGBT Equality Bill

House OKs Historic LGBT Equality Bill

Pelosi: 'This is about respect of the LGBTQ community. '
Restrictive Ala. Law Thrusts Abortion Into 2020 Race

Restrictive Ala. Law Thrusts Abortion Into 2020 Race

'Republican men are on the march to overturn Roe v. Wade.'
A Divided Nation Over Abortion

A Divided Nation Over Abortion

In a recent interview on Fox News, Presidential Hopeful Bernie Sanders said, “I believe that the decision over abortion belongs to a woman and her physician, not the federal government, not the state government.”
Oversight Subcommittee To Address Consequences of Inaction on White Supremacy

Oversight Subcommittee To Address Consequences of Inaction on White Supremacy

Trump administration effort has fallen as hate crime has increased.
New ICE Program Aims To Pull Local Law Enforcement Further into Deportation

New ICE Program Aims To Pull Local Law Enforcement Further into Deportation

So far just one jurisdiction is cooperating with new effort.
House Oversight Chairmen Seek Compliance from Texas Officials in Voter Suppression Probe

House Oversight Chairmen Seek Compliance from Texas Officials in Voter Suppression Probe

House Dems go toe-to-toe with Texas officials over voter suppression.
House Chairmen Want To Get to Bottom of Immigration Plan DHS Apparently Found Illegal

House Chairmen Want To Get to Bottom of Immigration Plan DHS Apparently Found Illegal

DHS counsel reportedly already has declared Trump's scheme illegal.
House Democrats Building an ‘Ironclad’ Voting Rights Act

House Democrats Building an ‘Ironclad’ Voting Rights Act

Democrats are working to replace key provision struck down by the Supreme Court.
Legislation Would Ban Discrimination Against Gay, Transgender Americans

Legislation Would Ban Discrimination Against Gay, Transgender Americans

Legislation would make it illegal to discriminate against gay and transgender Americans.