Congress Advances Significant Gun Control Legislation
The House Committee on the Judiciary just passed a measure that would require background checks for all gun sales in the United States.
Teens from Parkland and Chicago Ask: 'How Many More Must Die?'
Student organizers Brandon Dasent and Amina Henderson unite to push for gun control that will keep kids in their communities safer.
People of Color Benefit From New Public Lands Protection Bill
With bipartisan support, the Senate passed a measure that includes provisions aimed at Indigenous and African Americans.
WATCH: House Hears Advocates' Demands for Net Neutrality
Representatives of Free Press and other digital justice groups testify before the House of Representatives on the FCC’s repeal of open internet protections.
Read Nathan Phillips' Story, In His Own Words
The media hype around the Covington Catholic boys couldn’t stop this Indigenous activist from speaking his truth.
Cory Booker Announces Run for President
“I grew up knowing that the only way we can make change is when people come together.”
WATCH: Rashida Tlaib on Why All Legislation Must Protect LGBTQ Rights
The new member of Congress spoke at the National LGBT Task Force’s Creating Change Conference.
Supreme Court Moves Trump's Trans Military Ban Step Closer to Implementation
In a 5-4 decision split along party lines, the Supreme Court lifted most of the injunctions that were preventing the Trump administration from keeping transgender people out of the military.
How Do You Feel About Kamala Harris Running For President?
Reactions online range from enthusiastic to cautiously optimistic to displeased.
How the Promise of Roe v. Wade Left Women of Color Behind [OP-ED]
Roe has never been full of promise for women of color, immigrant women and women with low incomes. But if the Trump administration gets its way, we have the most to lose.
Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus Renews Its Fight For Women's Reproductive Health
Representatives Barbara Lee and Judy Chu introduced legislation that aims to protect the right to choose.
Indigenous Peoples March to Take Over Washington D.C.
Organizers say the January 18 action will advocate for policies that strengthen Indigenous communities around the world.
Judge Blocks Trump Administration From Asking About Citizenship on Census
“We must continue to stay vigilant and not let this administration use yet another mechanism to devalue and stifle the voices of people of color.”
CBS News Called Out for Lack of Black Folks on Election Team
“Naw. This ain’t it. Try again.”
Representative Lucy McBath Co-Sponsors Legislation to Curb Gun Violence
McBath, the mother of slain teen Jordan Davis: “For my son, my family and the countless others impacted by gun violence—we will fix this broken system.”
Just 12 Non-U.S. Citizens on Terror Watchlist Apprehended at Southern Border
As the Trump administration struggles to justify the need for a border wall, Vice President Mike Pence makes misleading claims about the number of “known or suspected terrorists” trying to enter the United States.
Policy Experts Say Kamala Harris Pivots on Criminal Justice in New Memoir
The senator reckons with her past as an attorney general in “The Truths We Hold: An American Journey.”
A Shimmer of Political Hope From Today's Newly Sworn-In Congress
The 116th Congress includes many historic firsts and progressive women.
What the Government Shutdown Means for Native Americans
As federal money owed to Indian Country under treaties goes unpaid, esesential services are being shut down.
Trump Administration Ignores How Laws Are Made to Deny People Food Stamps
The USDA proposed rule changes could affect more than half a million people.