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While young people across the country are adjusting to colder temperatures and figuring out what kind of costume to wear for Halloween, thousands of students in America are also stepping out of their comfort zones to get to know someone new.
The Trump administration has apparently redoubled its efforts to exclude transgender Americans from the protection of federal civil rights laws.
Anti-Muslim hate groups have been pushing far-right conspiracy theories warning of the looming threat of “sharia law” in the United States for years. These laws are not only unnecessary, but also destructive — isolating and denigrating the American Muslim community.
The roll call was solemn.
Today’s announcement that President Trump might call up federal troops and “close our southern border” to stop immigrants from countries like Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador from entering the U.S. is racist and illegal.
Last Friday, members of the hate group Proud Boys and at least three ultranationalist skinheads attacked protesters outside the Metropolitan Republican Club in New York City.
Marijuana prohibition costs the state and its municipalities an estimated $22 million a year, creates a dangerous backlog at the agency that tests forensic evidence in violent crimes, and needlessly ensnares thousands of people – disproportionately African Americans – in the criminal justice system, according to a report released today by Alabama Appleseed Center for Law and Justice and the Southern Poverty Law Center.
The Trump administration is withholding records detailing how it has unlawfully permitted the use of federal funds to arm teachers with guns in classrooms across America, according to a lawsuit the SPLC filed today.
The Trump administration has illegally and deliberately restricted the number of individuals who can access the asylum process at ports of entry along the U.S.-Mexico border, according to an updated class action lawsuit filing from the SPLC.