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LGBT and Women Workers Deserve a Labor Secretary Who Is Committed to Their Well-Being

Will Alex Acosta, Trump’s pick for labor secretary, protect the rights of the country’s most vulnerable workers?

By Ian Thompson, Gillian Thomas
March 22, 2017

Why Muslim Ban 2.0 Combined With the Possible Repeal of Obamacare Would Make Americans Sicker

Trump's revised Muslim ban would hurt the low-income Americans who voted for him in Appalachia and the Rust Belt.

By Joanne Lin, Katie Egan
March 21, 2017

The Obamacare Repeal Bill is Catastrophically Bad. And The Numbers Prove It.

The Affordable Care Act repeal bill cuts $880 billion from those most in need.

By Georgeanne M. Usova, Vania Leveille
March 16, 2017

The House’s Obamacare Repeal Bill Would 'Defund' Planned Parenthood. Here’s The Truth About What That Means.

It’s this simple: A vote to defund Planned Parenthood is a vote against high-quality healthcare for low-income people.

By Georgeanne M. Usova
March 7, 2017

The Senate Is Voting on Monday to Destroy Obama’s Fair Pay and Safe Workplace Rules

Contact your senators and tell them that enforcing federal workplace safety and pay rules is a no-brainer.

By Vania Leveille
March 3, 2017

Jeff Sessions Must Now Tell America the Whole Truth

No one is above the law — certainly not those sworn to uphold it.

By Faiz Shakir
March 2, 2017

President Trump’s Speech Last Night Ignored the Human Misery and Fear He Has Already Inflicted

The ACLU wasn't fooled by President Trump’s speech last night, and we have not yet begun to fight.

By Faiz Shakir
March 1, 2017

Gun Control Laws Should Be Fair

Adding more innocent Americans to a national database because of a mental disability is a disturbing trend.

By Vania Leveille, Susan Mizner
February 20, 2017

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