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Trump’s First 100 Days: A Blueprint to Hurt People of Color

This article was originally published in Rewire.com

Every day, as I work alongside community leaders to secure health and justice for Latinas, I am stunned by this White House’s ever-growing hostility toward communities of color. The Trump administration sees the country’s changing demographics—the rising number of nonwhite and foreign-born people—as the chief internal threat.

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Civil Rights Community Calls On Sessions To Appoint Strong Ass’t Attorney General For Civil Rights

This article was originally published on publicnow.com

Equality California has joined 130 other civil rights organizations in calling on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to appoint a strong assistant attorney general for civil rights who will aggressively enforce the nation's civil rights laws. Read the letter sent by the organizations below.

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"Salvar nuestra salud" sostiene que propuesta de republicanos afectará a millones de floridianos

This article was originally published on MiamiDiario.com

En Florida, más de 2,2 millones de floridanos podrían perder su seguro médico si la Ley de Salud a Bajo Costo (ACA por sus siglas en inglés) es derogada por el Congreso.

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Opinion: On International Women’s Day, We Stand for Immigrant Women and Families

This article was originally published on nbcnews.com

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Health, Policy Specialists Decry Lies And Misinformation Behind Texas Anti-Abortion Laws

This article was originally published on prnewswire.com

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40 organizations protest in front of White House on International Women’s Day

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‘Why I March’ photo book serves as Women’s March reminder

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More than a month after millions of people marched throughout more than 80 countries on all continents to stand up for women’s rights, the momentum for the largest peaceful protest in U.S. history continues to grow.

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Miami-Dade commission votes to end county's 'sanctuary' status

This articel was originally posted on miamidiario.com

MIAMI — The Miami-Dade County Commission rejected emotional pleas from residents Friday and voted to become the first county in the nation to drop its "sanctuary" status by agreeing to fully cooperate with federal immigration officials.

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Activists Speak Out In Support Of Abortion Services Protections

This article and accompanying video were originally published on ideastations.org

Today (1/17), progressive activists held a press conference in support of legislation to enact protections for abortion services and expand women’s access to contraception.

One bill would increase the amount of oral contraception a woman can receive from a 3-month supply to a full year with a prescription.

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GOP Attack on Women Continues With House Vote to Deny Abortion Coverage

This article was originally published on commondreams.org

Anti-choice House Republicans on Tuesday voted to further curtail U.S. women's healthcare access, passing a draconian bill that permanently bans the use of federal funds for abortion and prohibits anyone who receives subsidies to buy insurance through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) from purchasing a plan that covers abortion.

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