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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 …

Bulletin Board — Mayor de Blasio Cuts NYC Vets Services by $118k, Meets with Las Vegas Vets

May 27, 2019 • NYC Veterans Alliance

This weekend, Mayor Bill de Blasio met with veterans in Nevada–yet he has never held a similar meeting with NYC veterans during his administration, and his current Executive Budget proposes to cut $118,000 from services for veterans and families. This …

US Illegally Evicts Protectors From Venezuelan Embassy

May 20, 2019 • Marjorie Cohn

On May 16, law enforcement agents broke into the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, D.C., and arrested the four remaining members of the Embassy Protection Collective. “We denounce these arrests, as the people inside were there with our permission, and …

Bulletin Board—#StopTheBans

May 18, 2019 • DailyClout

Across the country, we are seeing a new wave of extreme bans on abortion, stripping away reproductive freedom and representing an all-out assault on abortion access. This is Trump’s anti-choice movement… and it’s terrifying, particularly for women of c …

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