Warren

Sen. Warren Delivers Emotional Address at Airport Protest Over ‘Illegal’ Refugee Ban

Sen. Elizabeth Warren addressed protesters at Logan International Airport She called Trump’s refugee ban ‘illegal’ and ‘unconstitutional,’ and vowed it would be ‘overturned.’ Airport demonstrators welcomed travelers in an effort to counter xenophobia. Despite an emergency stay, DHS reiterated the ban remains in effect. In his first few days in office, President Donald Trump has issued… Keep Reading

Law

Joey’s Law Seeks to Stop Police from Unjustly Killing People With Special Needs

Joey’s Law seeks to prevent fatal misunderstandings in encounters between law enforcement and individuals with special needs. Joey Weber, who had autism, was fatally shot by a veteran Hays, Kansas, police sergeant last year. Proposed legislation would allow identification cards to be marked indicating an individual has special needs. A public hearing on Joey’s law is… Keep Reading

Human Rights

Did you know federal money cannot be used for abortions

Federal funding for women’s healthcare has not been allowed to pay for abortions since 1976 Trump signs executive order to defund international healthcare clinics that educate, advocate, or perform abortions Due to the Hyde Amendment, federal funding cannot be used for an abortion unless the pregnancy could kill the woman, or is the result of… Keep Reading

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