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Kobach Exposed at Trial

Kobach utterly failed to present convincing evidence for his claim of rampant voter fraud.

By Amrit Cheng
March 19, 2018

The Trump Administration’s Multi-Pronged Assault on Immigrants’ Rights

President Trump and Congress seek to pass a federal budget that would put the deportation machinery into even higher gear.

By Lorella Praeli
March 19, 2018

The Assault on Environmental Protest

Lawmakers are trying to give corporate interests tools to punish people for speaking up for their communities.

By Vera Eidelman, Maggie Ellinger-Locke
March 16, 2018

It’s Time to Make Voting More Accessible and Secure in Michigan

The Promote the Vote campaign aims to make voting more accessible, secure, and fair for all Michiganders.

By Desire Vincent
March 16, 2018

Congress Proposes to Fight Online Trafficking By Harming Sex Workers

This legislation will harm the people it is seeking to protect.

By Ian Thompson
March 16, 2018

Chicago's Top Prosecutor Walks the Walk on Transparency

Elected prosecutors nationwide have no excuse not to follow Kim Foxx’s lead.

By Somil Trivedi
March 15, 2018

Beaten, Tased, and Arrested for Jaywalking While Black

Racial bias in policing reared its head in North Carolina when officers used excessive force on a Black man for jaywalking.

By Mike Meno
March 15, 2018

ICE Is Illegally Imprisoning Asylum Seekers

Under Trump, asylum seekers are being illegally locked up without due process.

By Michael Tan
March 15, 2018

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