Civil Rights

Cory Booker Shames Texas Bigots Over Voter Fraud Lies With One Powerful Quote

Cory Booker Shames Texas Bigots Over Voter Fraud Lies With One Powerful Quote

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit On August 6, 2015, the Voting Rights Act turned 50. The day before the VRA anniversary, Texas voters had reason to celebrate – the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Texas’s 2011 photo ID law was unconstitutional, because it violated the rights of minority voters. Popular Democratic […]

House Republicans Pushing Bill To Legalize Discrimination Against Gay Couples, Single Women

House Republicans Pushing Bill To Legalize Discrimination Against Gay Couples, Single Women

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Distressed over the Supreme Courts’ recent decision in Obergefell vs. Hodges, recognizing marriage equality as a Constitutional right, Republicans in Congress have introduced a bill that would legalize discrimination against gay couples. Described by Slate as “a bizarre bill,” The basic purpose of the absurdly titled First Amendment […]

12 Examples Of Bernie Sanders Powerful 50+ Year Record On Civil Rights And Racial Justice

12 Examples Of Bernie Sanders Powerful 50+ Year Record On Civil Rights And Racial Justice

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has come under recent scrutiny for his position regarding gun rights and what some are characterizing as indifference to civil rights and racial justice. Most recently, Sanders came under fire while speaking at last weekend’s annual meeting of Netroots Nation, the country’s largest gathering […]

Lesbians Can Get Married But They Still Don’t Have Equality

Lesbians Can Get Married But They Still Don’t Have Equality

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Rainbows decorated the nation when the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Marriage Equality. It was certainly an overdue victory for the LGBTQ community, however half of the gay population is still held back because the United States doesn’t have an Equal Rights Amendment. Via ERA Action: “The […]

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