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July 28, 2015

Who would you rather have run the country: Ted Cruz or Donald Trump?

That's one of the questions before GOP primary voters heading into next week's debate. And sadly, the answer may be: it doesn't really matter.

July 27, 2015

Anti-abortion radicals — from conservative politicians to extremist groups and individuals — are deliberately manufacturing false accusations in an attempt to destroy Planned Parenthood and to discredit, harass, and stigmatize women and their doctors. These attacks are nothing new.

The latest campaign against Planned Parenthood is based on a web of lies.

July 27, 2015

Like many of you, we've spent the last few weeks following the news and updates about Sandra Bland, the 28-year old Texas woman who was needlessly arrested then subsequently found dead in a jail cell in Waller County, Texas.

Sandra Bland's death gained wide notoriety as part of the ongoing #BlackLivesMatter movement, a movement that is "broadening the conversation around state violence to include all of the ways in which Black people are intentionally left powerless at the hands of the state."

July 24, 2015

A few weeks ago on Last Week Tonight, a few days after the historic Marriage Equality ruling, John Oliver departed from celebrating the ruling like others and instead sent a powerful message about the state of Transgender rights in America.

July 24, 2015

The all-Republican 3rd Court of Appeals of Texas allowed the "abuse of official capacity" indictment count to proceed.

Rick Perry is learning the hard way that no politician is above the law.

Almost one year ago, Perry was indicted by a grand jury on two counts: abuse of power and coercion of a public official.

July 7, 2015

In short, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton—the state’s top law enforcement official—seems to enjoy flouting laws more than enforcing them.

July 7, 2015

A month of historic rulings at the U.S. Supreme Court showed, yet again, why courts matter.

Federal courts can protect and preserve our country's progress - as we saw on major rulings from the last month on the freedom to marry, health care, abortion, redistricting, housing discrimination, and the freedom of speech. 

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