"Seems more like an attempted (and nonsensical) 'gotcha' for liberals rather than a serious suggestion," Dale Ho, executive director of the ACLU’s Voting Rights Project, told the Kansas City Star. The post Trump’s Voter Fraud Commission Panelist Floats Another Barrier to the Ballot Box appeared first on Rewire.
A Texas Republican is introducing the bills as members of anti-immigrant hate groups sway policy in the Trump White House. The post Congress to Consider Legislation Pushed by Anti-Immigrant Hate Groups appeared first on Rewire.
By passing these kinds of ordinances, cities “[concede] to the lack of effectiveness of police enforcement and criminal laws against [drug] crimes.” The post Drug House: A West Virginia Law Meant to Target Dealers May Punish Those Who Call for Help appeared first on Rewire.
“This total abortion ban is designed as a test case for a Trump-influenced US Supreme Court to obliterate Roe v. Wade and outlaw abortion." The post Ohio Republicans Aim to Make Abortion Care Aggravated Murder appeared first on Rewi...
Last week, things went from bad to worse for us. The post Congress Makes Progress in Destroying the Americans with Disabilities Act appeared first on Rewire.
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services issued Planned Parenthood a license to provide abortion services at the Midtown Health Center of Kansas City, which is now taking appointments for medication abortion services. The post Abortion Access Just Got a Little Better in Missouri appeared first on Rewire.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' announcement that the administration was rolling back Title IX sex assault protections hasn't changed the law, but it does represent a direct affront to survivors. The post By Muddying On-Campus Sexual Assault Policies, DeVos Is Making Students—and Schools—Less Safe appeared first on Rewire.
The cease-and-desist letter marks a sharp reversal by the state nursing board, which just last month approved a course teaching so-called abortion reversal—a medically dubious concept pushed by anti-choice organizations. The post California Regulator: Stop Teaching Abortion ‘Reversal’ appeared first on Rewire.
That we can be seen as a "cause du jour" even as we're in the midst of a terrifying rollback of our rights is ludicrous. The post The Latest Example of Trans Baiting at the New York Times Is a Testament to How Far We Have to Go appeared first on Rewire.
The churches are represented by the Becket Fund, which pushes for state funding of conservative religious activities and beliefs. The post Conservative Litigation Mill Wants FEMA Cash for Texas Churches appeared first on Rewire.
Given that Democrats don’t have the votes to block the nominations, the confirmations of Amy Barrett and Judge Joan Larsen are all but a given. The post Senate Committee Considers More Radical Trump Judicial Nominees appeared first on Rewire.
"The problem is that kids are leaving and not coming back." The post Could Outdoor Tourism Keep Millennials in Appalachia? appeared first on Rewire.
It's unclear whether ICE's "Operation Mega" will continue in parts of the country not affected by hurricanes. The post Hurricanes Delay ICE’s Plan to Deport ‘Historic’ Number of Immigrants appeared first on Rewire.
“We aren’t going into negotiations to trade amnesty for some for deportation for others.” The post Congressional Baggage Weighs Down DACA Fix appeared first on Rewire.
Eric Dreiband said he'd be "zealous" in protecting civil rights, but he's got a history of defending employers accused of workplace bias. The post ‘Should Dishwashers Be Fired Because They’re Gay?’ The Nominee to Lead DOJ’s Civil Rights Division Can’t Answer appeared first on Rewire.
These records display how fuzzy the line is between the online rhetoric of the extreme right and their violent behavior. The post As Chat Logs Show, ‘Peaceful Right-Wing Activists’ Are a Myth appeared first on Rewire.
A review by Rewire found that at least $3.1 million in grants have been awarded to religiously affiliated organizations or crisis pregnancy centers, also known as fake clinics. The post Trump Gives Away Millions to Anti-Choice Fake Clinics appeared first on Rewire.
The administration's opposition is political in nature, a point even conservative blogger Erick Erickson concedes. The post The Trump Administration’s Claims of DACA Being Unconstitutional Have No Legal Substance appeared first on Rewire.
“The fear [Trump administration officials] are trying to create doesn’t really have a basis in fact.” The post Trump’s Charge of ‘American Carnage’? Not So Much, Per New Crime Report. appeared first on Rewire.
Legal scholars suggest DeVos' decision could set up a legal showdown with states such as California, New York, and Illinois. The post DeVos to Use ‘Both Sides’ Approach to Campus Rape appeared first on Rewire.