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Forcing women into debt is a marker of domestic abuse

<p>Finally, the Domestic Abuse Bill recognises economic abuse. But the financial services sector and law can go further in breaking this catastrophic cycle of control </p>…

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an accomplished advocate against gender discrimination who became one of the most revered justices in U.S. Supreme Court history, has died of…

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I was arrested, jailed and assaulted by a guard. My ‘crime’? Being a journalist in Trump’s America

<p>In his 30-year career, <i>The Independent</i>’s Chief US Correspondent <a href=”/author/andrew-buncombe”>Andrew Buncombe</a> has filed dispatches from across the world. Last week, while reporting on protests…

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Trump administration threatens to axe funding to schools allowing trans children to compete in sports

The US Department of Education has threatened to withhold school funding from Connecticut school districts over a state policy that would allow transgender children to…

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Gay drag queen defeats Democrat who opposed equal marriage in Delaware primary

A Democratic lawmaker who opposed equal marriage has been defeated in Delaware’s primary elections by an openly gay candidate and drag queen.   Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/eric-morrison-democrat-delaware-primary-gay-marriage-draq-queen-lgbt-rights-b481597.html…

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Even a Federal Judge Agrees That the FBI and NSA Are Flouting Civil Liberty Safeguards

The National Security Agency and Federal Bureau of Investigation violated thousands of people’s civil liberties by exploiting systems intended for sussing out foreign intelligence and…

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Democrats introduce legislation to revise FDA requirements for LGBT blood donors

Reps. Val Demmings (D-Fla.) and Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) introduced legislation Friday that would require the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to revise restrictions on LGBT…

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Statue of women’s rights pioneers unveiled in Central Park

A statue commemorating Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony was unveiled Wednesday in New York City’s Central Park. The monument is the first in Central Park…

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Court pares back federal Anti-Riot Act

A federal appeals court has narrowed an anti-riot law the Trump administration is wielding to bring federal charges against individuals accused of fueling civil unrest…

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Susan B. Anthony Museum Rejects President Trump’s Pardon Of The Suffragette

The director of the museum, Deborah L. Hughes, suggested that the best way to honor Anthony would be to take a clear stance against voter…

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How the Supreme Court Dropped the Ball on the Right to Protest

In recent months, American cities have seen widespread protests denouncing police brutality against unarmed Black people. Local and national law enforcement agencies, responding to crowds…

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Judge halts Trump’s rollback of transgender health protections

A federal judge on Monday froze the Trump administration’s rollback of Obama-era anti-discrimination protections for transgender patients, citing a recent landmark Supreme Court decision awarding…

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Nixon grandson Chris Cox: ‘The lights of freedom are really going out on Hong Kong’

The grandson of former President Richard Nixon issued a dire warning about personal freedoms in Hong Kong during an interview airing Sunday as the territory…

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Trump backs bill to establish suffragist monument in DC

President Trump on Friday threw his support behind a bill from a progressive freshman lawmaker that would create a monument in Washington, D.C., honoring suffragists…

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USPS appears to be retiring vital machines ahead of mail-in ballot surge

The United States Postal Service is reportedly retiring mail sorting machines. According to Postmaster general Louis DeJoy, the agency is in a “dire” financial situation,…

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Black man sentenced to life after stealing hedge clippers gets parole hearing

The Louisiana Supreme Court’s chief justice has denounced the life sentence as rooted in racist laws passed after the Civil War that she said were…

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Chinese LGBTQ group ShanghaiPRIDE halts work to ‘protect safety’

ShanghaiPRIDE, one of China’s longest running gay pride groups, said it was cancelling all activities and events for the foreseeable future. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/chinese-lgbtq-group-shanghaipride-halts-work-protect-safety-n1236728 Droolin’ Dog…

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NJ Supreme Court rules you don’t have a constitutional right not to unlock your phone

Even though the United States Constitution gives citizens the right not to incriminate themselves, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that police can force you…

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Trump campaign adviser intentionally misgenders transgender health official

Jenna Ellis, an attorney and once a frequent Fox News guest, misgendered Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine in a tweet. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/trump-campaign-adviser-won-t-apologize-misgendering-trans-health-official-n1236399 Droolin’ Dog…

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Judge rules against Idaho’s ban on changing transgender birth certificates

An Idaho law that bars transgender people from altering the gender on their birth certificates is unconstitutional, a federal judge has ruled.U.S. Magistrate Judge Candy…

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Trump’s National Guard deployments shouldn’t be legal. Here’s how to stop them.

A path has been laid for future presidents to make the National Guard their own personal security force. Unless we act, we are inviting future…

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