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America First

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On April 17, 2021

Getting right to the point here: A group of the House’s most extreme right-wing Republicans is launching a new caucus to push President Trump’s values—and an explicit pledge to push “Anglo-Sax

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The bills denying medical care to trans people being pushed by Republicans aren’t just cruel, they’re also highly unpopular: The rights of transgender Americans has been a growing topic of debate on sports fields, in state capitols and in Congress. The Human Rights Campaign, an LGBTQ advocacy organization, says more than 30 state legislatures have […]

Be vigilant!

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On April 16, 2021

This is better: After a backlash from Democrats and human rights activists, the White House abruptly reversed course on Friday on the number of refugees it will allow into the United States, a reflect

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The American way of death

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On April 16, 2021
More people killed in a mass shooting in which the shooter had a weapon no civilian should be permitted to own: Eight people were killed during a mass shooting at the FedEx Ground Plainfield Operations Center late Thursday, according to Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department spokesperson Genae Cook. The victims were found dead at the scene, Cook said during a briefing after […]
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Anna Merlan has an excellent piece about the anti-vaxx “Vaccine Bill of Rights” that has already been proposed in at least five state legislatures: All this aside, the text of the model legislation written by AFLD is a clear expression of what anti-lockdown and anti-vaccine groups—and their allies in state politics—are promoting, successfully, to the […]
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