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As President Trump refuses to commit to a peaceful transfer of power, Senator Bernie Sanders has issued a stark warning: “This is an election between Donald Trump and democracy. And democracy must win."Read More
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We speak with historian @VirgiEspino, producer of the film "No Más Bebés," which recounts forced sterilizations performed on immigrant women at a Los Angeles hospital nearly 50 years ago. "They didn't quite know what was happening to them," she says. https://t.co/nMmJ5Qmk17Read More
"Why would ICE continue to hold people who are elderly or have preexisting conditions?" says @ashahshahani of abuses at ICE jails. "What else would it take for decision makers to finally ... do something about this, before we see additional tragedies?"Read More
"The arc of her life … has been to fight for the women who came after and to bear the responsibility of the women who came before who couldn't finish the fight," @Slate's Dahlia Lithwick says of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.Read More
.@TheAtlantic's @BartonGellman reports that Republicans are already planning ways to delegitimize the results if Trump loses. "He's looking for insurance policies," Gellman says. https://t.co/38HXv3tq08Read More
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The scandal over hysterectomies performed on unconsenting immigrant women in ICE detention have reminded many that forced sterilizations have been all too common in this country.Read More
.@SadiqaReynolds on the Breonna Taylor case: "If a 26-year-old white woman was killed in this country and six months later you could not answer the question about whether or not police went in with a good warrant, this country would burn itself down."Read More
Despite her status late in life as a progressive icon, Ruth Bader Ginsburg "was fundamentally a moderate centrist, often conservative, jurist," says @Slate legal correspondent Dahlia Lithwick. https://t.co/CoffvRIOCSRead More
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"RBG" filmmaker Julie Cohen says Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a "deeply strategic" litigator before she became a judge. "She was not choosing what cases to pursue just on a whim," says Cohen. "She was thinking, like, 'How might I win?'"Read More
Jacob Blake Sr. — who son was shot seven times by a police officer in Kenosha, Wisconsin — is demanding justice. "What our family wants is the officer that tried to murder my son brought up on charges," he says.Read More
Whistleblower nurse Dawn Wooten came forward after hearing about "several" forced sterilizations allegedly carried out on women in ICE custody by a doctor known to people inside as “the uterus collector.” The accounts were "jaw-dropping," she says.Read More
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Trump Nominates Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court https://t.co/DL42QbAtu1Read More
Kelli Dillon, who sued the California Department of Corrections after she was forcibly sterilized, says incarcerated women are often “punished” for requesting medical records. “We are reprimanded and ... sometimes put in lockdown,” she says. https://t.co/eswotfXxyvRead More
“The church must not be used for partisan political purposes."Read More
Filmmaker @ErikaIdleWild's documentary "Belly of the Beast" tells the stories of women subjected to unwanted sterilization behind bars in California. "Forced sterilization is genocide," she says.Read More
"The lack of indictments in the grand jury process is an indictment on the system itself," attorney @SadiqaReynolds says of the Breonna Taylor case. "They have created a completely separate grand jury system for police officers." https://t.co/elq8DFgryhRead More
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