The social media event happened just hours after protesters interrupted a breakfast event hosted by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in honor of the late civil rights leader.
While Kent’s photographs show predictable tableaux, they underscore the contradiction between protesters’ declarations of Christian compassion and their behaviors: yelling, shaming, and metaphorically bludgeoning people with the Bible.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi could not articulate a vigorous, unapologetic, and evidence-based response on abortion to questions posed in an interview this week by Roll Call‘s Melinda Henneberger.
A lawsuit filed in federal court Thursday by Planned Parenthood accuses anti-choice activists of operating a criminal enterprise in hopes of ending legal abortion.
“For so long, folks have talked about abortion … with shame or with euphemisms or as if there’s something wrong with it,” Erin Matson, co-director of Reproaction, said.
An inspiring—if perhaps overly optimistic—book, When We Fight We Win!: Twenty-First-Century Social Movements and the Activists That Are Transforming Our World, showcases six areas in which progressive shifts have already happened or are possible thanks to long-range activism and political vision.
A recent Bloomberg Politics report declared super PACs to have been “neutralized” by the media’s obsession with Trump’s seemingly endless series of gaffes and outrageous rhetoric, but PACs still stand to play a major role in the 2016 election season.
If we learned anything in 2015, it was that activists of all ages and backgrounds are up for the challenges that lie ahead.
The collection captures the giddiness of the decade and the unbridled enthusiasm for creating new ways of being and doing.
The abortion polling comes amid a wave of anti-choice rhetoric that many reproductive rights advocates believe has caused an uptick in abortion clinic violence.