House Rep Says There's No Legal Way to Send Immigrants to Sanctuary Cities
Mississippi Representative Bennie Thompson shoots down the Trump administration’s proposal.
'I'm Black and That's Not Going to Happen': A Queer Black Femme on the Mueller Report [OP-ED]
National LGBTQ Task Force’s Candace Bond-Theriault says it never made sense for Black folks, queer folks and feminists of color to put faith in the Mueller report because they know better.
Trump Administration Expands Reach of Abortion 'Global Gag Rule'
Foreign groups that provide or discuss abortions will lose American funding under a directive that administration officials have championed as “decent” and “right.”
Maryland Aims to Leave Title X Program to Protect Abortion Providers and Patients
If approved, the state will refuse nearly $4 million in funding to create its own family planning program.
Studies Show the Dangers of Proposed Changes to Food Stamps
The Trump administration wants to impose stricter work requirements on recipients while cutting billions from SNAP.
ICYMI: Judge Orders Feds to Account for Additional Migrant Families Separated at Border
The court ruling expands the terms of a class action lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union last year.
Guided by Love, Abortion Care Providers Are Voices For Their Communities [Op-Ed]
On Abortion Provider Appreciation Day, Whole Woman’s Health’s Marva Sadler shares what guides her mission to provide quality, compassionate abortion care.
Congress Must Pass Raise the Wage Act, Secure Better Future for Women [Op-Ed]
As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, Saru Jayaraman and Destiny Lopez connect the dots between securing increased pay for women earning a tipped wage and improved access to reproductive health care.
Congress Investigates EPA For Refusing NASA's Help After Hurricane Harvey
The space agency offered to assess air pollution caused by the storm—and was essentially told “No, thank you.”
Medical Orgs, 22 States Sue Trump Administration to Block Abortion 'Gag Rule'
Leana Wen, president of Planned Parenthood, called the regulation “unethical, illegal and harmful to public health.”
Thousands of Migrant Children Allege Sexual Assault While in Gov't Custody
There have been over 4,500 claims of abuse of unaccompanied minors while in the custody of the Department of Health and Human Services.
Planned Parenthood to Lose Millions in Funding Under New Federal 'Gag Rule'
The Trump administration will now withhold family planning funding if a clinic provides abortion referrals to patients.
ACLU Wants Government to Account for All Migrant Children Separated From Families
Lawyers also asked a United States district court judge to reunite all separated minors with their parents.
Immigrant Advocacy Groups Seek Restraining Order to Block Trump Asylum Policy
They hope to prevent government officials from forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico until their cases can be heard in the United States.
ICE Stops Force-Feeding Immigrant Hunger Strikers Held in El Paso Detention Center
A total of 12 men have been refusing to eat to protest the conditions, treatment and length of their detainment.
California Pulls Hundreds of National Guard Troops From Southern Border
Governor Gavin Newsom says the state won’t be part of the president’s “manufactured crisis.”
Thousands of Migrants Stalled at Texas Border, Pentagon Sends 250 Troops
Many asylum-seekers are considering moving to another official port of entry.
ICYMI: Watch Stacey Abrams Push Back On Trump's State of the Union Address
The Georgia Democrat is the first Black woman in history to give the official rebuttal to a presidential State of the Union speech.
Asylum Seekers Face Danger in Mexico as U.S. Begins Deportations
Many will be sent to “murderous and cartel-wracked” border cities, reports Reuters.
Hundreds of Guatemalan Migrants Arrested at Arizona Border
Of the 242 people taken into custody, 130 of them were children.