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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

Worried About the Repeal of Obamacare? So Are We. Here’s Why.

The repeal of the Affordable Care Act would plunge people back into a world of healthcare inequality and discrimination.

By Georgeanne M. Usova, Vania Leveille
February 17, 2017

Why Isn’t Trump’s Muslim Ban Front and Center at 'Religious Liberty' Hearing?

Congress should look at today’s discriminatory policies affecting Muslims and drop quest to enact LGBT discrimination.

By Ian Thompson
February 15, 2017

It’s Time for Members of Congress to Show Up and Stand Up for Standing Rock

Tomorrow members of Congress will have the opportunity to ask hard questions about what's happening at Standing Rock.

By Kanya Bennett
February 14, 2017

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