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Abortion and Reproductive Health Care Are Civil Rights  

Abortion and Reproductive Health Care Are Civil Rights  

(Washington, D.C.) — A draft opinion leaked on Monday indicated that a majority of Supreme Court justices are prepared to overturn Roe v. Wade. If issued, the decision would end the federal constitutional protection for the right to abortion, allowing states to decide...

Amir Locke Deserves Justice

Amir Locke Deserves Justice

(Washington, D.C.) – Minneapolis law enforcement officers will not face criminal charges in the death of Amir Locke, a Black man who was killed by police during the execution of a “no-knock” search warrant in February at an apartment complex. The following is a...