We as a country need to stop seeing detention and deportation as solutions for the immigration issues we have.
Reproductive justice organizations on Monday joined immigrant rights groups in calling on President Obama to stop the nationwide raids on Central American families.
Although both Clinton and Sanders support similar policy steps, the major difference between the two is in how they would pay for it. Clinton has vowed not to increase taxes on the middle class. Meanwhile, Sanders and his campaign argue that all Americans should have a financial stake in an expanded family leave program.
California is one of 15 states with rules that penalize low-income families for having children.
The raids seem to have started in the Atlanta area on January 2, according to immigration rights advocates, who report that “ICE agents barged into homes, even when asked for warrants at the door, removing mothers and children as young as four years old.”
The year will be remembered not only because 17 states enacted a total of 57 new abortion restrictions, but also because the politics of abortion ensnared family planning programs, providers, and life-saving fetal tissue research.
If we learned anything in 2015, it was that activists of all ages and backgrounds are up for the challenges that lie ahead.
We have the tools to work against sexually transmitted infections, harmful “conversion therapy” for LGBTQ teens, and sexual assault on college campuses. Now, we just have to use them.
The USDA has been in contact with Maine’s health department multiple times regarding its slow SNAP response times and failure to produce data.
The Alabama Supreme Court held there was nothing in the case to show that Georgia law allowed same-sex parents to adopt, since Georgia prohibits what is known as “second-parent adoptions.”