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The Real Story Behind Candidates’ Stances on Detention Centers

Whether they are run by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) or a for-profit entity, detention centers are unnerving for a number of reasons, as are the connections some politicians have to them.

Whether they are run by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) or a for-profit entity, detention centers are alarming for a number of reasons, as are the connections some politicians have to them.

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Presidential Candidates Finally Begin to Speak Up on Flint Water Crisis

Flint, Michigan, has been in a state of emergency for more than a month as residents deal with highly lead-contaminated water, yet the field of presidential candidates didn’t start talking about the issue until recently.

Flint, Michigan, has been in a state of emergency for more than a month as residents deal with highly lead-contaminated water, yet the field of presidential candidates didn’t start talking about the issue until recently.

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Advocates: Dems Struggling to Address Detainment and Detention of Immigrants

We as a country need to stop seeing detention and deportation as solutions  for the immigration issues we have.

We as a country need to stop seeing detention and deportation as solutions for the immigration issues we have.

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The Biggest Justice Movements of 2015

If we learned anything in 2015, it was that activists of all ages and backgrounds are up for the challenges that lie ahead.

If we learned anything in 2015, it was that activists of all ages and backgrounds are up for the challenges that lie ahead.

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Terrorism Is a Problem, But Immigration Isn’t the Reason Why

It should concern us all that conservative candidates are conflating terrorism with immigration. This sort of rhetoric breeds hysteria that targets already vulnerable populations—not to mention it’s simply irresponsible and intellectually lazy.

It should concern us all that conservative candidates are conflating terrorism with immigration. This sort of rhetoric breeds hysteria that targets already vulnerable populations—not to mention it’s simply irresponsible and intellectually lazy.

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Why I Protested at Trump’s Rally in Raleigh

When I hear Republicans’ anti-immigration and anti-Muslim proposals, I hear, “don’t let the brown people near us.” And when I see supporters of conservative presidential hopefuls violently assault or threaten Black Lives Matter activists and others, like they did on Monday night at a Trump rally in Las Vegas, my determination to fight back against such rhetoric becomes stronger.

When I hear Republicans’ anti-immigration and anti-Muslim proposals, I hear, “don’t let the brown people near us.” And when I see supporters of conservative presidential hopefuls violently assault or threaten Black Lives Matter activists and others, like they did on Monday night at a Trump rally in Las Vegas, my determination to fight back against such rhetoric becomes stronger.

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Donald Trump’s Murky Abortion Position Keeps Voters in the Dark

As Trump continues to ramp up his rhetoric ahead of the primaries, his anti-choice talking points have continued,  leaving voters and activists on both side of the issue unclear about where he truly stands.

Trump refused to say whether he would seek to overturn Roe v. Wade, underscoring the business mogul’s murky history of indecision when it comes to his stance on reproductive health.

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Trump Seeks to Keep Muslims From Entering the Country

When pressed for details about who of the nearly 90,000 Muslims who immigrate to the United States each year would be banned, Trump's campaign manager told the Associated Press the ban would apply to "everybody."

When pressed for details about who of the nearly 90,000 Muslims who immigrate to the United States each year would be banned, Trump’s campaign manager told the Associated Press the ban would apply to “everybody.”

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Colorado Shooting Underscores Existing Laws Not Sufficient to Protect Abortion Providers

Even with federal protections and the state-level policies that mirror them, we don't have the law enforcement tools to end a culture of anti-choice violence.

Even with federal protections and the state-level policies that mirror them, we don’t have the law enforcement tools to end a culture of anti-choice violence.

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Anti-Islam Rhetoric Will Do Nothing to Stop Terror

Each time an attack occurs, public figures seem willing to conflate terrorists and Muslims as interchangeable subjects. It draws divides of “us” versus “them” more blatantly. It reiterates that our people’s lives are worth less than non-Muslims.

Each time an attack occurs, public figures seem willing to conflate terrorists and Muslims as interchangeable subjects. It draws divides of “us” versus “them” more blatantly. It reiterates that our people’s lives are worth less than non-Muslims.

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