News Roundup

This past week in news: South Carolina’s governor signed the “South Carolina Fetal Heartbeat and Protection from Abortion Act,” banning most abortions. The new bill requires doctors to perform ultrasounds to check for the fetus’s heartbeat. If detected, the abortion is only permitted if the pregnancy was caused by rape, incest, or if the mother’s […]

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Back in the Toilet: Trump Transgresses on Transgender Civil Rights

Back in May 2016, under Obama’s administration, Title IX protected transgender students in public schools by allowing them the right to use which bathroom and locker room matches their gender. Yesterday, Trump administration went right ahead and rescinded this order, taking civil rights for all genders out of the hands of the nation and into the […]

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Speak Loudly and Carry a Big Sign

Around 4 p.m. last Saturday afternoon, I sat in Elephant and Castle on Pennsylvania Avenue as President Trump delivered a televised speech to the intelligence community in front of the C.I.A. memorial wall. Around me a rowdy crowd booed and jeered at this man, and outside a steady procession filled the streets in opposition of […]

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These Boots Were Made For Walking: Afterthoughts on the Women’s March on Washington

When first launched, the Women’s March on Washington was a post-inaugural protest, but it quickly evolved into a global mission for equality. On Saturday, January 21st there were 673 marches total. In Washington D.C. alone, the Metro logged 1,001,613 entries into the rail systems, which is a slap in the face to Trump’s Inauguration Day, where there were only […]

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