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Bernie Sanders Proposes New Economic Bill of Rights

June 15, 2019 • Marjorie Cohn

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders delivered a full-throated defense of democratic socialism in his June 12 speech at George Washington University. Sanders quoted FDR’s 1944 State of the Unionaddress: “We have come to a clear realization of the fact …

Trump’s New Travel Restrictions Harm Both US and Cuban People

June 7, 2019 • Marjorie Cohn

Escalating his policy to economically strangle Cuba, Donald Trump has imposed new restrictions on travel to Cuba by U.S. persons. The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) will no longer allow the popular “people-to-people” educational travel and the …

The Precarious Fate of Roe v. Wade

June 7, 2019 • Nisha Jain

The Supreme Court doesn’t like to overturn its past decisions. But there’s a way to get around Roe v. Wade without tossing it out completely. In this video we delve into how the Supreme Court makes decisions, the concept of stare decisis, and how other …

OPINION: Protect our People – or our Guns? The High Price of Ignoring the Facts on Guns and Domestic Violence

June 4, 2019 • Elena Dudum

It’s August 2, 2017. Ciera Jackson sighs in relief. She’s just been granted a restraining order against her ex-boyfriend, Victor Whittier. Eleven days later, Jackson lies dead on her kitchen floor. Whittier, defying the restraining order, shot her four …

The Week In Congress: May 20-24, 2019

May 28, 2019 • Nisha Jain

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRU8mcS3cgE First up, Congress introduced 9 bills designed to support our vets in suicide prevention, better compensation for vets with disabilities, and make the transition home smoother. Here are all nine bills: H.R. 2 …

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