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Who Exactly Is Paying for Neil Gorsuch to Speak at the Trump Tower This Month?

The scheduled appearance raises more troubling questions about Gorsuch’s political independence, just as the Supreme Court’s term—already packed with high-stakes political cases—is set to start in October. The post Who Exactly Is Paying for Neil Gorsuch to Speak at the Trump Tower This Month? appeared first on Rewire.

DACA News: Obama Says Trump’s Decision Went Against ‘Common Sense’

"Whatever concerns or complaints Americans may have about immigration in general, we shouldn’t threaten the future of this group of young people who are here through no fault of their own, who pose no threat, who are not taking away anything from the rest of us." The post DACA News: Obama Says Trump’s Decision Went Against ‘Common Sense’ appeared first on Rewire.

‘I Love Us’: The Lives and Poetry of People the Trump Administration Wants to Deport

Created by the advocacy group Define American, “Share the UndocuJoy!” combines the words of poet Yosimar Reyes with a look into the lives that President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions seek to destroy by rescinding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Show More Summary

Trump Leaves Young Immigrants’ Futures in Congressional GOP’s Hands

"It’s a lot to process. But they won’t instill fear in me. I won’t crawl back into the shadows. We won’t crawl back into the shadows." The post Trump Leaves Young Immigrants’ Futures in Congressional GOP’s Hands appeared first on Rewire.

The Problem With Having a Bully-in-Chief

Social media has brought us new ways to be cruel, and some kids are emulating the unpredictable Twitter user who is also our president. The post The Problem With Having a Bully-in-Chief appeared first on Rewire.

Charlottesville Marchers Encounter Insults, Stalkers, Armed Man on Their Way to D.C.

Activists marching from the city where white supremacists rallied August 12 have reported pickup trucks following them as they walk to Washington, D.C. The post Charlottesville Marchers Encounter Insults, Stalkers, Armed Man on Their Way to D.C. appeared first on Rewire.

White House Vigil Aims to Show Executives Who Will Be Harmed Without DACA

“We are trying to show that this is not just one group, it is all immigrant groups together,” an organizer told Rewire. “If we don’t protect our future generations what’s going to become of us?” The post White House Vigil Aims to Show Executives Who Will Be Harmed Without DACA appeared first on Rewire.

After Violating Court-Ordered Injunction, Daleiden and Attorneys on the Hook for $195,000

In February 2016, U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick issued an injunction blocking CMP and Daleiden from publishing or disclosing “any video, audio, photographic, or other recordings taken, or any confidential information learned...Show More Summary

4 Million U.S. Workers Won’t Get Overtime Pay Thanks to Judge’s Decision

"This decision is a huge disappointment to millions of workers who were promised a raise and their families," said Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio). The post 4 Million U.S. Workers Won’t Get Overtime Pay Thanks to Judge’s Decision appeared first on Rewire.

Despite His Claims, Paul Ryan’s Quest to Gut Health Care Does Not Square With His Catholic Faith

According to Ryan's theory, his work to gut medical options is a form of engaging in Catholic social principle, because it gives impoverished people in the United States choice and freedom about their taxes and care. The post Despite His Claims, Paul Ryan’s Quest to Gut Health Care Does Not Square With His Catholic Faith appeared first on Rewire.

Federal Judge Blocks the Anti-Choice Lobby’s Favorite New Law in Texas

The ruling came one day before the medically unnecessary law was set to take effect, preventing the restrictions from kicking in while pregnant people in Texas are still reeling from the impact of Hurricane Harvey. The post Federal Judge Blocks the Anti-Choice Lobby’s Favorite New Law in Texas appeared first on Rewire.

Lawsuit: Police Targeted Black Lives Matter Alongside Violent, Terrorist ‘Gangs’

The New York town is accused of conducting racial profiling and illegal surveillance of Black Lives Matter activists. The post Lawsuit: Police Targeted Black Lives Matter Alongside Violent, Terrorist ‘Gangs’ appeared first on Rewire...

Abortion is Central to Universal Health Care. Will Democrats Protect It?

Reproductive rights advocates charge that any single-payer health care push that doesn't include abortion care falls short of real universal coverage. The post Abortion is Central to Universal Health Care. Will Democrats Protect It? appeared first on Rewire.

Will Democrats Sell Out Abortion Rights for Universal Health Care?

Reproductive rights advocates charge that any single-payer health care push that doesn't include abortion care falls short of real universal coverage. The post Will Democrats Sell Out Abortion Rights for Universal Health Care? appeared first on Rewire.

Was Trump’s Pardon of Joe Arpaio Lawless?

So many questions: Is the president's pardon power really that broad? Can one member of the executive branch pardon another who's accused of Bill of Rights violations? The post Was Trump’s Pardon of Joe Arpaio Lawless? appeared first on Rewire.

What Happens When DACA Goes Away? Immigrant Youth Share Their Stories

In their own words, ten young adults share their experiences with being protected by Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA): what it has meant and where it has fallen short. "DACA may end, but our focus to protect our community...Show More Summary

Judge Blocks Texas’ Anti-Immigrant Law From Taking Effect

“The court was right to strike down virtually all of this patently unconstitutional law." The post Judge Blocks Texas’ Anti-Immigrant Law From Taking Effect appeared first on Rewire.

If Telling a Woman She’s ‘Too Cute’ To Be Employed Isn’t Gender Discrimination, What Is?

Dilek Edwards alleged that she was fired because her former employer's wife, Stephanie Adams, was jealous about how attractive Edwards was. On August 22, a New York state appeals court ruled that Edwards’ lawsuit could go forward. The post If Telling a Woman She’s ‘Too Cute’ To Be Employed Isn’t Gender Discrimination, What Is? appeared first on Rewire.

The Growing Neo-Nazi Public Profile Is of Grave Concern to Disabled People

For all disabled people, worries about white nationalists and Nazi sentiment on the rise take on a highly personal dimension. The post The Growing Neo-Nazi Public Profile Is of Grave Concern to Disabled People appeared first on Rewi...

Ivanka Trump Is Sometimes for Equal Pay. Today Isn’t One of Those Days.

Pay equity advocates called the Trump administration's scrapping of a survey on pay equity a "blatant attack" on women and people of color. The post Ivanka Trump Is Sometimes for Equal Pay. Today Isn’t One of Those Days. appeared first on Rewire.

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