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Campaign Week in Review: Clinton Proposes Emergency Fund for Public Health Crises

The former secretary of state called for greater investment in public health related infrastructure, including improving the capacity of public health departments, and ensuring that resources are provided to state and local governments...Show More Summary

Jessica Luther Offers NCAA a New Playbook for ‘Unsportsmanlike Conduct’ in Debut Book

With students returning to campus and football season kicking off this week, investigative journalist Jessica Luther’s book Unsportsmanlike Conduct: College Football and the Politics of Rape, is arriving at a pivotal moment. The post Jessica Luther Offers NCAA a New Playbook for ‘Unsportsmanlike Conduct’ in Debut Book appeared first on Rewire.

Asylum Seekers’ Hunger Strike Ends After ICE Threats

Guards at Pennsylvania’s Berks County Residential Center told asylum seekers that if they got “too weak” during the hunger strike, their children would have to be taken away from them. The post Asylum Seekers’ Hunger Strike Ends After ICE Threats appeared first on Rewire.

‘Why Couldn’t Wildin Graduate?’: The Legacy of a U.S. Immigration Program Targeting Teens

ICE has not stated publicly whether the arrests of teens under Operation Border Guardian will continue, but there is anecdotal evidence suggesting the operation has caused considerable damage in the communities of those placed into detention,...Show More Summary

What Bresha Meadows, Arrested for Shooting Her Father After Reported Abuse, Faces Next

In July, Bresha Meadows, then 14, had been arrested for allegedly shooting her father with his own gun as he slept—the same gun he had often brandished, she said, to keep his own family in line. The post What Bresha Meadows, Arrested for Shooting Her Father After Reported Abuse, Faces Next appeared first on Rewire.

Contraception Access ‘Isn’t Really An Issue,’ Says McConnell Spokesperson

Although the Zika virus can be sexually transmitted, Republicans have sought contraception restrictions that Democrats have charged could disproportionately impact women in Puerto Rico. The post Contraception Access ‘Isn’t Really An Issue,’ Says McConnell Spokesperson appeared first on Rewire.

Kentucky Supreme Court Denies Appeal to Reopen Abortion Clinic

The Kentucky Supreme Court opinion said the EMW Women’s Clinic in Lexington can't reopen because it lacks the required state licensing to operate as a full-time abortion clinic, according to reports. The post Kentucky Supreme Court Denies Appeal to Reopen Abortion Clinic appeared first on Rewire.

Abortion Reversal ‘Quackery’ Gets the Boot in Arizona

“Lawmakers should recognize that Arizona women deserve high-quality medical care—not political ideology masquerading as medicine," said Andrew Beck, staff attorney at the ACLU’s Reproductive Freedom Project. The post Abortion Reversal ‘Quackery’ Gets the Boot in Arizona appeared first on Rewire.

Trump Has ‘Never’ Heard of Immigrant Detention Centers That He Mentioned in 2011 Book

"I've never even heard the term," Trump replied when Bill O'Reilly asked about "detention centers." Trump's book, however, used the term "immigrant detention facilities." The post Trump Has ‘Never’ Heard of Immigrant Detention Centers That He Mentioned in 2011 Book appeared first on Rewire.

This Election Season, Rewire Needs Your Vote

Every month, CREDO Mobile, the country's only progressive phone company, allocates $150,000 to be given away to three nonprofit groups. How much of the donation each group gets depends on the number of votes they receive. And we are asking you to take a moment to vote for Rewire. The post This Election Season, Rewire Needs Your Vote appeared first on Rewire.

Anti-Choice Leader to Remove Himself From Medical Board Case in Ohio

In a letter to the State of Ohio Medical Board, representatives from nine groups shared comments made by Gonidakis and said he lacked the objectivity required to remain a member of the medical board. The letter’s undersigned said the...Show More Summary

Trump’s Plan to Stop Voter Fraud May Violate a Decades-Old Settlement Agreement

There’s no voter fraud crisis. Not a single investigation has turned up any evidence of such a thing. But that hasn’t stopped Donald Trump from hyperventilating about it or ranting about his plans to stop that from happening. The post Trump’s Plan to Stop Voter Fraud May Violate a Decades-Old Settlement Agreement appeared first on Rewire.

Missouri ‘Witch Hunt Hearings’ Modeled on Anti-Choice Congressional Crusade

Missouri state Rep. Stacey Newman (D) said the Missouri General Assembly's "witch hunt hearings" were "closely modeled" on those in the U.S. Congress. Specifically, she drew parallels between Republicans' special investigative bodies—the U.S. Show More Summary

Purvi Patel Could Be Released From Jail by September

In 2013, investigators charged Patel with both feticide and felony neglect of a dependent, based on the theory that Patel had self-induced an abortion and delivered a live infant, which then almost immediately died post-delivery. The post Purvi Patel Could Be Released From Jail by September appeared first on Rewire.

Hillary Clinton Played a Critical Role in Making Emergency Contraception More Accessible

Today, women are able to access emergency contraception, a safe, second-chance option for preventing unintended pregnancy in a timely manner without a prescription. Clinton helped make this happen, and I can tell the story from having watched it unfold. The post Hillary Clinton Played a Critical Role in Making Emergency Contraception More Accessible appeared first on Rewire.

What Is Operation Border Guardian?

If the Obama administration wants to appear compassionate toward people who are undocumented, why is it arresting and indefinitely detaining over 300 youth who came here as minors to escape a humanitarian crisis? Learn about the program...Show More Summary

From Protected Class to High-Priority Target: How the ‘System Is Rigged’ Against Unaccompanied Migrant Children

Vulnerable, undocumented youth who pose no real threat are being stripped of their right to an education and instead sit in detention awaiting deportation. The post From Protected Class to High-Priority Target: How the ‘System Is Rigged’ Against Unaccompanied Migrant Children appeared first on Rewire.

Complaint: Citing Catholic Rules, Doctor Turns Away Bleeding Woman With Dislodged IUD

“It felt heartbreaking,” said Melanie Jones. “It felt like they were telling me that I had done something wrong, that I had made a mistake and therefore they were not going to help me; that they stigmatized me, saying that I was doing something wrong, when I’m not doing anything wrong. Show More Summary

Black Trans Liberation Tuesday Must Become an Annual Observance

As long as trans people—many of them Black trans women—continue to be murdered, there will be a need to commemorate their lives, work to prevent more deaths, and uplift Black trans activism. The post Black Trans Liberation Tuesday Must Become an Annual Observance appeared first on Rewire.

Pastors Fight Illinois’ Ban on ‘Gay Conversion Therapy’

Illinois is one of a handful of states that ban so-called gay conversion therapy. Lawmakers in four states—California, Oregon, Vermont, and New Jersey—along with Washington, D.C. have passed such bans. The post Pastors Fight Illinois’ Ban on ‘Gay Conversion Therapy’ appeared first on Rewire.

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