Breaking News

The latest in the fight for freedom

California Is Ready to Ensure Every Public College Student Has Access to Abortion

The state legislature has passed the first bill in the nation ensuring medication abortion is available on UC and CSU campuses.

By Phyllida Burlingame, Jennifer Dalven
September 19, 2019

AmeriCorps Adopts Health Screening Process That’s Fair to Candidates with Disabilities

Susie was disqualified from AmeriCorps NCCC for seeking therapy. Now they're changing their screening process so everyone can apply to serve.

By Sandra Park, Emma J. Roth
September 16, 2019

Will North Carolina's Supreme Court Allow Racism to Remain a Persistent Factor in its Death Penalty?

North Carolina's Supreme Court will determine whether evidence of racism in capital punishment can be swept under the rug.

By Jeffery Robinson
August 23, 2019

A Louisiana Parish Jailed a U.S. Citizen for Being Latinx. We’re Suing.

Officers in a Louisiana jail held a U.S. citizen for four days on an immigration hold simply because of his skin color and name.

By Katie Schwartzmann
August 22, 2019

An Arizona Law Requires Surveillance of People Who Are Presumed Innocent

The government cannot take shortcuts around constitutional rights.

By Andrea Woods, Jared Keenan
August 21, 2019

Corrections Officer Who Struck Rhode Island Protesters with Pickup Truck Resigns

Activists say the private prison where the officer worked should be closed and immigrants detained there released.

By Ashoka Mukpo
August 16, 2019

A Federal Court Sounds the Alarm on the Privacy Harms of Face Recognition Technology

The court ruled that a lawsuit alleging that Facebook is violating Illinois’ biometric privacy law can proceed.

By Nathan Freed Wessler
August 9, 2019

Over 132,400 Opposed Trump’s Anti-Trans Health Care Plan

A proposed rule would undermine protections for transgender people and others facing discriminatory denials of health care and insurance coverage.

By Lindsey Kaley
August 9, 2019

Stay Informed