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BREAKING: Earthquake in Afghanistan kills 1000, injures 1500

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Ivanka Trump claimed to believe Trump’s false voter-fraud theories but later told Jan. 6 panel she didn’t, report says

In what will come as a surprise to nobody, Ivanka was lying in her testimony to the January 6th committee — and lordy, there are tapes to prove it.

Take Action: Demand AG Merrick Garland hold Trump accountable for violating federal law in 1/6 coverup!


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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Mike Pence humiliates himself live on Fox

Pence made it clear he is the most shameless bootlicker in the entire country.

Take Action: Tell Congress to end US support for Saudi Arabia’s murderous war in Yemen!



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January 6 Committee CATCHES key Trump ally in the act

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: Wow.


Ron Johnson tried to hand fake elector info to Mike Pence on Jan. 6, panel reveals
A top aide to Sen. Ron Johnson attempted to arrange a handoff of false, pro-Trump electors from the senator to Mike Pence just minutes before the then-vice president began to count electoral votes on Jan. 6, 2021.


SCOTUS slices away at separation of church and state with 6-3 ruling allowing Maine taxpayer dollars to be used for religious schools
“We are witnessing one of the most extreme Supreme Courts in modern history rewrite the most basic social commitments of our society,” warned Sonia Sotomayer in her dissent to the astounding decision. “Today, the court leads us to a place where separation of church and state becomes a constitutional violation.”

Take Action: Tell Congress to pass the Judicial Ethics and Anti-Corruption Act!


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Georgia election workers Shaye Moss and Ruby Freeman recount how Trump’s targeting turn their lives into a nightmare

Trump publicly accused Freeman of handing Moss a USB drive that was actually a ginger mint — and his supporters have been terrorizing the Black women ever since.

Take Action: Tell Congress to protect election workers!


Uvalde shooting: Gunman could have been stopped within three minutes
Texas’ public safety chief tore into the Uvalde police on Tuesday, calling their behavior “an abject failure” and lambasted them for not even trying to save the children.

Take Action: Tell Congress: Ban assault rifles!


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Watch Richard Ojeda react to the incriminating Trump text messages!

OD Action Partner: He was caught red handed!


Senators unveil text of bipartisan deal on gun violence, setting up speedy vote
We finally have a bill, which contains a mix of support for mental health and school security services and changes to some gun laws, including strengthening the ban on domestic abusers possessing firearms and providing incentives to expand the federal background check system for prospective buyers under 21.


“I will not break my oath:” Arizona House Speaker refused to play along with Trump, now faces threats
Rusty Bowers testified to the House Jan. 6 Select Committee on Tuesday that Trump, his attorneys Rudy Giuliani and John Eastman, and other Trump allies spent months cajoling and pressuring him to overturn President-elect Joe Biden’s win in Arizona.


New report shows that sky-high rent is driving inflation through the roof
According to the breakdown of services, the cost of shelter is now far outpacing airline tickets, as well other services combined, as a primary driver of inflation. The increase in rents was responsible for almost 40 percent of the core CPI number in May.


California Democrat kills effort to divest state pension funds from the fossil fuel industry
In a state where every single county is under drought emergency conditions and wildfires grow stronger every year, it is mind-boggling that Assemblymember Jim Cooper refused to divest from fossil fuels.


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Power to the people!

Though some people need much less power

Hope…


Today’s Action: Pass federal abortion protections now!

As the US awaits the Roe v. Wade decision that could revoke our right to abortion, red states across the country are getting a head start by closing clinics and passing draconian abortion bans. Just this May, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed into law the strictest anti-abortion legislation in the country — effectively banning all abortions starting at fertilization. It’s one of the many laws across the nation that twist around the courts to prevent abortion, and soon Republican-led states won’t have any hoops to jump through at all to outlaw abortion.

It only took 48 hours after the infamous release of the draft opinion before Louisiana conservatives began discussing how to contort abortion into homicide. It’s clear that Republicans are more motivated than ever to rip away the right to choose from their constituents — willing and eager to force unwanted pregnancy onto everyone, including survivors of sexual abuse, under the threat of felony charges. It’s downright cruel. Regardless of what conservative-led states would like to be true, America is not a theocracy. Over 60% of Americans support legal abortion access. A legislator’s job is not to play God, it’s to serve their communities. Overturning Roe v. Wade sets an extremely dangerous precedent for the treatment of anyone who isn’t a straight, religious, white, cisgender male.

Call (202-224-3121) or write your members of Congress and demand they codify Roe v. Wade immediately!

It has never been more crucial to join the fight. Whether it’s donating to a local abortion fund, finding a rally, or writing your members of Congress, your voice is needed in the struggle for federally protected abortion rights. You can find a comprehensive list of abortion funds to donate to here; states with conservative legislatures — Kentucky, Ohio, Alabama, Texas, and Louisiana, in particular — are in dire need of support in the face of unrelenting attacks on women’s healthcare.

No matter what the Supreme Court and Republican-dominated state legislatures are doing to restrict women’s access to reproductive care, you can still currently receive abortion aid via mail in all 50 states, and financial aid is available if you cannot afford your care. While acquiring and using abortion pills may come with legal risk, widespread access to such resources is crucial for women under attack from crusading conservatives. Until a final decision is handed down by the Supreme Court, abortion is still a legal right.

Call (202-224-3121) or write your members of Congress to tell them to codify Roe v. Wade before the Supreme Court guts a woman’s right to choose!

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