Republicans in Congress, emboldened by Trump’s promise to support them carte blanche, are moving swiftly to destroy the federal regulations the Obama administration put in place to protect the environment, the economy, and public education.
Who needs to call: people who live in Tennessee, Wyoming, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Kentucky, Maine, Louisiana, Indiana, Utah, Kansas and Alaska. Who needs to act? Everyone who knows anyone who lives in these states.
Betsy DeVos is truly awful and the idea of her as an education secretary should strike terror into all our hearts. Here’s why!
From voter ID laws to his anti-LGBT record to ‘obscenity’ legislation to his deeply racist history, Jeff Sessions’ hearings have demonstrated why he can’t be allowed to become Attorney General.
Republicans haven’t been able to figure out what they think should replace the Affordable Care Act since it was introduced in 2010, and repealing it now will leave millions of Americans uninsured, but they’re not letting that stop them! They say they’re going to try to move forward on a repeal by the end of the week.
With just a few days into the new year, lawmakers in Alabama, Missouri, South Carolina, Virginia, Texas and Washington have introduced new bathroom bills they’re calling “privacy acts” and ensuring we have a long year of battles ahead of us.
North Carolina Republican lawmakers didn’t honor their word when they said they would repeal HB2 in full. Instead they delivered a half-assed deal that kinda repeals HB2 with a major stipulation.
In a last ditch effort to maintain Republican power in North Carolina, Gov. Pat McCrory signed a bill today that would limit the power of incoming Democratic Governor Roy Cooper, who unseated McCrory in a contested November election.
The CIA has released a report saying that Russia attempted to influence the US election in Trump’s favor — here’s what senators and the electoral college are doing in response.
Ohio passed laws that bans abortion as early as 6 weeks after a heartbeat is detected and bans abortion after 20 weeks. Texas is making healthcare facilities bury or cremate fetal remains, which will probably increase abortion costs in the state.
“The potential for such a regressive Federal government seems so disheartening because of the tremendous progress over the past few years, but the administration does not control and cannot contain the progress.”
Looking at SB92 and SB242, two bills introduced in Texas that would be a huge blow to the LGBT community there, and what we can expect in terms of legislation like this at the state and federal level going forward.
A look at what’s happening with the process of choosing people for the president-elect’s cabinet, and how dangerous they are (very).
Trump is tweeting about “vote flipping” the same day that a story comes out with one of his senior officials bragging about “voter suppression.” What’s actually going on for US voters?
Trump doesn’t have a very strong base among evangelical Christians; can addressing anti-gay pastors in Orlando just two months after the Pulse shooting — and going off-teleprompter — fix that?
It’s a thing of beauty; this worker moving methodically through the aisles as a liberator of our frustrations – every sweet, piercing jab is a cathartic release of our internal screams.
It’s no surprise here but the GOP’s policy blueprint isn’t friendly toward LGBT people and women, in fact their platform is incredibly hostile and even more extreme and dangerous than ever before.
Things aren’t going great for Donald Trump’s campaign this week, the dangerous SCOTUS ruling that says evidence obtained illegally can be used in court, Tamara Dominguez’s murderer charged, and more.
Votes on gun control and a failure to vote on LGBT employment protections, more news in the aftermath of the Pulse shooting in Orlando, reading the Stanford rape victim’s letter in Congress, and more.
The lawsuit in response to the Obama administration’s guidelines on trans bathroom usage in schools, Desmond Tutu’s daughter can’t officiate as a priest after marrying her wife, backlash against the Safe Schools Coalition in Australia and more.