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No Cuts. No Caps. No Way. We Must Save Medicaid.

The attacks on Medicaid by this Congress will devastate millions and it must stop.

By Vania Leveille, Georgeanne M. Usova
June 7, 2017

The ACLU Is Joining With Allies to Fight Mega-Corporations in the Battle to Save Net Neutrality

We’re taking action on July 12th to save the internet as we know it from the Verizons and AT&Ts of the world.

By Jay Stanley
June 6, 2017

Let’s Hold Jeff Sessions Accountable For His Role in Thwarting Justice

Here are three ways Sessions can be held accountable for lying to Congress and helping to fire the FBI director.

By Christopher Anders
June 2, 2017

The Miseducation of Betsy DeVos (Apologies, Lauryn Hill)

The Trump administration pushing school vouchers is bad news for civil rights and civil liberties.

By Ian Thompson, Jennifer Bellamy
May 25, 2017

The Trump Administration’s ‘Law and Order’ Propaganda Is Starting to Contaminate Congress

Members of Congress must take up good policing bills that build trust not spawn further division.

By Kanya Bennett
May 12, 2017

We’ve Come Too Far on LGBTQ Rights to Go Back Now Under the Trump Administration

Sen. Merkley explains why we must pass the Equality Act and ensure full civil rights protections for the LGBTQ community.

By Jeff Merkley
May 5, 2017

From the Rose Garden to the Capitol, a Dark Day for Women’s Health

Donald Trump and anti-women’s health Members of Congress have turned being a women into a pre-existing condition.

By Georgeanne M. Usova
May 4, 2017

Our Nation’s Largest Police Force Lurks in the Shadow of Trump’s Wall

Expanding Border Patrol as a tradeoff to the wall is no “win” for border communities.

By Brian Erickson
April 28, 2017

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