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“A lot of my Black and Latino friends would get caught up with weed, whereas my white friends somehow, their parents had lawyers or they got lucky.” Student activist Dominique Coronel discussed the reality of disparate cannabis criminalization rates on our podcast.
As states make moves to legalize cannabis, we’re already seeing what happens when racial equity isn’t centered. Disparities in arrest rates persist and, in some cases, have even worsened. There can be no legalization without racial equity.
For decades, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has issued secret legal opinions authorizing the US government to conduct electronic surveillance programs. We deserve access to these opinions.
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: We are calling for the immediate resignation of Kenosha Police Chief Daniel Miskinis and Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth.
BREAKING: A judge just ruled that every Tennessee voter can now vote by mail for the 2020 elections.
BREAKING: Arkansas has become the first state to ban health care for trans youth.