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Looking Forward to International Visits from Friends and Family in 2016? Better Hope They’re Not Dual Nationals of Certain Countries.

Visa waiver bill amounts to rank discrimination based on nationality and parentage.

By Joanne Lin
December 18, 2015

Sen. Feinstein Shouldn’t Make Tech Companies Do the Government’s National Security Job for It

Sen. Feinstein just introduced a dangerously vague bill with precisely the same language that was rejected over the summer.

By Michael W. Macleod-Ball
December 8, 2015

Renewed Calls for More Surveillance Aren’t Based in Reality

After Paris, politicians are pushing new spy proposals that would erode our liberties without making us any safer.

By Neema Singh Guliani
November 19, 2015

The NSA Claims It Wants to Be Transparent. How About Starting With Section 702?

If something doesn’t change fast, Congress will vote on another surveillance law it knows little about.

By Neema Singh Guliani
October 29, 2015

The Hill’s Dangerous Agenda on Women’s Health

The 20-week abortion ban fails, but Congress has more up its sleeve.

By Georgeanne M. Usova
September 24, 2015

Planned Parenthood Bullies Are Back at School and Acting Out Already

Back in D.C., Planned Parenthood opponents pick up where they left off.

By Georgeanne M. Usova
September 11, 2015

A Federal Judge Denounced the ‘Egregious Conditions’ of Border Patrol Holding Cells: Will Anything Change?

Immigrants in border detention facilities are still being held in cruel and degrading conditions.

By James Lyall, Chris Rickerd
August 31, 2015

The Most Important Step President Obama Can Take to Stop the Use of Religion to Discriminate

Bush-era hangover memos continue to allow taxpayer-funded discrimination.

By Ian S. Thompson
August 20, 2015

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