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AOC rings “judicial coup” alarm bells over US election law case before SCOTUS

The progressive icon is sounding the alarm about the right-wing hight court’s escalating assault on democracy.

Take Action: Demand Congress impeach Clarence Thomas!


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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Marjorie Taylor Greene cornered over 1/6 pardon request

The QAnon congresswoman was finally asked if she sought Trump’s help escaping the consequences of her role in the attempt to overthrow our government.



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The ONE way to restore abortion rights in the US

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: This is key.


Draconian abortion bans blocked by Florida, Kentucky judges
The Florida and Kentucky decisions came amid a flurry of litigation by abortion rights groups seeking to preserve people’s ability to terminate pregnancies, after last week’s historic ruling by the extreme-right Supreme Court.

Take Action: Tell the Biden administration to help seniors pay for their Medicare!


Mitch McConnell threatens to kill China competition bill
The detestable Senate minority leader put Senate Democrats and the White House on notice that they can kiss their bipartisan China bill goodbye if they continue to chase a climate, energy, and tax deal with Joe Manchin.

Take Action: Tell Congress to free America from Big Oil and pass the Energy Security and Independence Act!


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Supreme Court cripples the federal government’s power to fight climate change

The far-right court dealt a crushing blow to climate action by handcuffing the EPA’s ability to regulate planet-warming emissions from power plants.

Take Action: Tell Congress to free America from Big Oil and pass the Energy Security and Independence Act!


Akron police fire more than 90 rounds during fatal confrontation with fleeing motorist
Jayland Walker, a 25-year-old Black man, suffered more than 60 wounds from his face down to his legs, sources and autopsy records show.


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The fight for abortion rights isn’t over yet — not by a long shot!

John Fetterman for Senate: John Fetterman has vowed to kill the filibuster and codify Roe into law — but we need to send him to the Senate to do it. Can you chip in today to help him win one of the most flippable races in the country?


Democratic congresswoman arrested for peacefully protesting for abortion rights
Southern California lawmaker Judy Chu was among several dozen people arrested in Washington, DC, during a protest in support of abortion rights.


Supreme Court says Biden can end Trump-era “Remain in Mexico” immigration policy
The monstrous policy, which deposited innocent immigrants from all over South America into Mexican border towns to be preyed upon by cartel gangs, has finally come to an end.


Biden intends to nominate a conservative, anti-abortion lawyer to federal judgeship, Kentucky Democrats say
The move appears to be part of some larger deal with Mitch McConnell, who is of course blocking all of Biden’s nominations, but Kentucky Democrats are furious. Governor Andy Beshear slammed the move as “indefensible.”


Wisconsin Supreme Court backs GOP scheme to rob Democratic governor of appointment powers
The Wisconsin Supreme Court endorsed a blatant power grab by the Republican-controlled state Senate, green-lighting a scheme to seize control of state boards and commissions appointments from Gov. Tony Evers.


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Today’s Action: Pass federal abortion protections now!

In the aftermath of the devastating Roe v. Wade decision, anti-abortion lawmakers are already planning how to prevent their residents from seeking out-of-state abortion care. As a wave of trigger laws come crashing down, some district attorneys are promising not to prosecute abortion cases — but it’s still one of our only lines of defense against brutal attacks on bodily autonomy. We need more! We need our federal government to enshrine reproductive rights into law nationwide.

What at first felt like a terrifying possibility is now a grim reality for half the country, as women in red states with trigger laws lost their right to abortion care instantly. 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. The fight isn’t over yet. You can find a comprehensive list of abortion funds to donate to here. You can still currently receive abortion aid via mail in most 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. We are lucky to have abortion funds and activists who have been gathering resources in preparation for this fight.

Call (202-224-3121) or write your members of Congress and demand they protect abortion rights nationwide immediately!

It only took 48 hours after the release of the infamous draft opinion leaked before Louisiana conservatives began discussing how to contort abortion into homicide. 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 clear that Republicans are more motivated than ever to rip away their constituents’ right to choose — 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 conservatives 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 set an extremely dangerous precedent for the treatment of anyone who isn’t a straight, religious, white, cisgender male — especially after Justice Thomas indicated his intent to review other landmark rulings, like the ones that legalized gay marriage and fought for privacy in the bedroom.

Call (202-224-3121) or write your members of Congress to tell them to restore and protect a woman’s fundamental right to choose!

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