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Congress Is Pushing Vouchers in the Tax Bill. That Won't Help Students With Disabilities

By advancing vouchers through tax policy, Congress will hinder equal educational opportunity for students with disabilities.

By Mike Garvey
December 8, 2017

Delivering a Message (Actually, Hundreds of Thousands of Messages) About Birth Control to the Trump Administration

People around the country are opposing new rules that let employers to take away contraceptive coverage.

By Georgeanne M. Usova
December 7, 2017

Can Congress Fix the Shoddy Way It Handles Sexual Harassment?

The ME TOO Congress Act lays a strong foundation for combating sexual harassment and discrimination on the Hill.

By Vania Leveille
December 7, 2017

President Trump Has Nominated a Bigot to Be a Federal Judge

The Senate Judicial Committee has a duty to take a closer look at Trump’s judicial pick, Brett Talley.

By Manar Waheed
December 1, 2017

Congress Takes an Important but Small Step to Prevent Sexual Harassment on the Hill

Mandatory sexual harassment training alone isn’t enough to change workplace culture on the Hill.

By Vania Leveille
December 1, 2017

The Tax Bill Includes Language Designed to Undermine Abortion Rights

The tax bill should not be a place for ideologically driven attacks on women’s reproductive rights.

By Brian Tashman
November 14, 2017

Why It’s Urgent That Congress Act This Year on the Dream Act

The urgency to resolve young immigrants’ status becomes clearer and more pressing every day.

By Lorella Praeli
November 14, 2017

President Trump’s Likely Pick for Global Women’s Issues Ambassador Has an Anti-Women, Anti-LGBT Background

Penny Nance has quite the record when it comes to attacking civil rights.

By Brian Tashman, Gabriela Meléndez Olivera
November 7, 2017

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