“Make no mistake: resistance to the toxic Keystone XL pipeline will only grow stronger. We will mobilize, fight back, and resist the Keystone XL pipeline,” said Indigenous Environmental Network organizer Dallas Goldtooth. The post ‘A Second Flint Does Not Make America Great Again’: #NoDAPL Activists Vow to Resist appeared first on Rewire.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio championed the ID cards and the provision in the ID cards program that protects undocumented immigrants by destroying the records associated with their applications. The post Will New York Protect Immigrants’ Personal Information? appeared first on Rewire.
Here at Team Legal we are used to bad news. Hell, we live it every day. But trust when we say these are unprecedented and dangerous times. The post Will Congress Fiddle While Our Republic Burns? appeared first on Rewire.
As a manmade disaster continues to play out in the wake of Trump's immigration orders, your support can fund organizations defending the rights of immigrants and refugees. The post Grassroots Legal Stars Working to Battle Trump’s Attacks on Immigrants and Refugees appeared first on Rewire.
“Today’s ruling acknowledges that these regulations do nothing to protect public health while imposing new burdens and uncertainty on health care providers and the diverse communities they serve,” said Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights. The post Federal Judge: Texas Can’t Enforce ‘Fetal Remains’ Rules appeared first on Rewire.
Advocates are increasingly concerned about how federal immigration agencies, staffed by anti-immigrant leaders faithfully devoted to Trump, will respond to judicial and legislative attempts to block the president’s executive orders. The post Immigration Agency Unions Thrilled With Trump’s Executive Orders appeared first on Rewire.
Before the Winston-Salem Journal published a five-part series on North Carolina’s eugenics program in 2002, few had ever heard of the issue of coerced sterilization in the state, even though it was hiding in plain sight. The post ‘State of Eugenics’ Film Sheds Light on North Carolina’s Sterilization Abuse Program appeared first on Rewire.
It's the second week of the Trump administration, and the new president's policies are already wreaking legal havoc. The post Gavel Drop: The Constitutional Crisis Under Trump Is Just Beginning appeared first on Rewire.
The federal government began prosecuting reporters one day after the swearing-in of the United States' 45th president, who on the campaign trail hinted that his administration would be open to prosecuting journalists. The post Rioting Charges Dropped Against Reporter Covering Inauguration Protests appeared first on Rewire.
This administration's level of chaos—in which major channels of government information are opened, closed, diverted, changed, partially restored—effectively functions as a suppressor of political speech. The post Donald Trump’s Ever-Changing Quest to Keep the Public Ignorant of Government Action appeared first on Rewire.
The case of Amanda Mellet, who had to leave Ireland to get an abortion due to a fatal fetal condition, has created a roadmap for advocates to call out the prohibition and criminalization of abortion by any country as a violation of human rights. The post How a UN Committee’s Ruling on Abortion in Ireland Holds Countries Accountable appeared first on Rewire.
Pence was among the Trump administration officials who told March for Life attendees that scientific advances had helped their cause, despite the outright rejection of medical consensus by the anti-choice movement. The post Pence Says Science Supports Anti-Choice Policies—It Doesn’t appeared first on Rewire.
“The U.S. Senate has all the reason it needs to reject this nomination and demand a labor secretary who will look out for working Americans instead of one who looks for ways to keep them down," said Cathy Ruckelshaus, general counsel...Show More Summary
Though the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that “spousal consent” requirements are unconstitutional, anti-choice state lawmakers continue to push the measures. The post Oklahoma Republican Pushes Unconstitutional ‘Spousal Consent’ Law appeared first on Rewire.
“From defunding ‘sanctuary cities’ to expanding detention centers for undocumented immigrants to ordering a ban on refugees and immigrants from Muslim-majority countries, Trump is moving forward with a plot against America, selling off...Show More Summary
As President Trump and Republican leaders arrived in Philadelphia for a strategic retreat on Thursday, demonstrators poured into Thomas Paine Plaza to rally in support of the Affordable Care Act and against the new administration’s agenda. Show More Summary
Learn what’s going on in your state, and advocate for your rights and the rights of your community so that nobody is left behind, say reproductive rights advocates. The post Under Anti-Choice Leadership, Undocumented (and Documented) People Must ‘Get Informed’ appeared first on Rewire.
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich last year demanded that Camelback Family Planning turn over medical documents about the clinic’s procurement and disposal of fetal tissue, and subpoenaed the clinic director to testify about patient records. The post Arizona Clinic Won’t Have to Give Abortion Patient Records to Anti-Choice Attorney General appeared first on Rewire.
The political red tape that has crisscrossed itself around abortion rights in recent years demands an equally heavy analysis and response. The post Protecting Rights in a Post-‘Roe’ World: ‘Freedom of Choice Acts’ and Strong Coalitions appeared first on Rewire.
The Judicial Crisis Network is targeting Democrats in red states to pressure them into confirming Sessions’ nomination. The post This Shadowy Organization Wants Us to Believe Jeff Sessions Is a Civil Rights Champion appeared first on Rewire.