Trump Administration Seeks More Prison Time For Pipeline Protesters
The Department of Transportation wants Congress to update the law to send anti-pipeline activists to prison for up to 20 years.
Transgender Asylum-Seeker Dies After Pleading for Medical Attention
Johana Medina Leon had chest pain while detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Then she died.
HUD Rule Allows Homeless Shelters to Deny Admission to Transgender People
Young transgender people of color, especially Black youth, experience disproportionately high rates of homelessness.
Pentagon to Build Tent Cities Near Border for 7,500 Migrants
Military personnel will handle construction, but the facilities will still be managed by the Department of Homeland Security.
Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Delayed
Treasury Secretary confirms that the note will not be updated until the current White House occupant leaves office.
Two Dozen States and Cities Sue Trump Administration to Protect Reproductive Rights
The lawsuits seek to block the “conscience rule,” which allows health care providers to deny abortion care and other legal medical services.
Teen Migrant is Fifth Child to Die in U.S. Custody
The 16-year old from Guatemala was diagnosed with the flu ahead of his death.
Are Federal Officials Criminalizing Pregnant Migrants?
Immigrant advocates say the United States Marshals Service is committing “atrocities” against these vulnerable asylum-seekers.
Advocacy Groups Call Out Discriminatory Practices in Federal Employment
The ACLU and the Leadership Conference Education Fund urge the Office of Personnel Management to remove job application questions that they say would negatively impact people with arrest records.
Mexico Sends 15,000 Central American Migrants Home
The increase in deportations is attributed to President Donald Trump’s threat to close the United States-Mexico border.
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.”