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BREAKING: We're asking the Supreme Court to defend the First Amendment right to protest. In a petition filed on behalf of @deray , we're urging the Supreme Court to overturn a lower court ruling that, if left standing, would gut civil rights era speech protections.

Immigrants and incarcerated people in the United States do not surrender the right to reproductive freedom. Everyone deserves to make their own decisions about their body and their future, regardless of their immigration or incarceration status.

Federal executions are scheduled to resume on December 9, for the first time in 16 years. This is a grave mistake, one which goes against the wishes of many victims’ family members.

🗣 Tell Attorney General Barr not to resume federal executions. The death penalty is racist, arbitrary, and unconstitutional. It has no place in our society.

People in ICE detention are suffering inhumane and even life-threatening conditions. All companies have a responsibility to protect human rights – not help the government violate them.

Executions are always wrong, and rushed executions without review have no place in our criminal justice system. It’s time to end the death penalty once and for all.

A deputy slammed a 15-year-old's head into the wall while he was handcuffed. There is no other way to describe it — this was inhumane, cruel, and abusive.

Lea was arrested, and although she has not been found guilty of a crime, she will remain behind bars because she cannot afford to pay for her freedom.

Congress should allow meaningful due process to intelligence community whistleblowers. That small change would mean a far more accountable government.

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BREAKING: We just blocked Alabama's abortion ban. With this federal court ruling, it's official: None of the state abortion bans passed earlier this year are in effect. Abortion remains legal in all 50 states.

BREAKING: The Department of Labor just proposed a rule that aims to let government contractors fire workers who are LGBTQ, or who are pregnant and unmarried, based on the employers’ religious views. This is taxpayer-funded discrimination in the name of religion. Period.

The Supreme Court ruled that students don't have to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance—that goes for the national anthem on the ballfield too.

Reminder: The consequences of family separation will far out-last this administration. Watch one family's reunion after months of separation. #FamiliesBelongTogether 

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BREAKING: Tonight the Trump administration filed documents that don’t dispute the recent report that there may have been thousands more separated kids. They’re arguing it would take too long to figure out where those kids are because they have no tracking system.

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