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By stealthily increasing their budgets beyond what Congress has approved, @DHSgov  is completely disregarding congressional authority and reducing funding for critical programs.

With the 1994 crime bill, both Democrats and Republicans embraced policies that exacerbated mass incarceration and helped create the crisis we are still trying to fix today.

After 400 years, isn’t it time to tell the true story of American history? Congressional bill HR 40 will provide a commission to study reparations and learn from America’s past. We need the truth in order to heal.

These prisons were built to bring jobs to rural, economically tenuous towns. They have resulted in horrific, understaffed places that are a serious danger to the people who are locked up there.

BREAKING: District court in Maryland just ruled that our trans military ban case can move forward, and that trans service members have a valid claim under the Constitution. The court also rejects the government’s attempts to shut down judicial review of the policy.

In Iowa, our volunteer Holly asked @BennetForCO  if, as president, he would commit to lifting the Hyde amendment, which bans federal insurance coverage of abortion.⁠ He said yes. #RightsForAll 

After the Mississippi ICE raid earlier this month, in which nearly 700 people were detained by the agency on the first day of public school, ICE now plans to take even more money to further expand immigration detention and enforcement.

👕⬇️ MERCH DROP 👕⬇️ We're sure you saw last week how a Trump administration official twisted the inscription on the Statue of Liberty to justify the administration's anti-immigrant agenda. Here's a way to show everyone what country we want to live in.

Prisons are black boxes. They are uniquely closed and inaccessible parts of our government. That makes them dangerous.

Raul waits with his family in Tijuana to make a second asylum claim. He was deported in 2018 after being separated from his son at the border. This is what we're fighting for: Families belong TOGETHER. 📍Tijuana, February 2019 📸 by Guillermo Arias#WorldPhotographyDay 

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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.

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.

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: The FCC just voted to dismantle #netneutrality . This represents a radical departure that risks erosion of the biggest free speech platform the world has ever known.

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