Abortion rights threatened in the midst of coronavirus
DAYTON, OHIO, UNITED STATES - 2019/05/19: An activist seen holding a placard that says protect safe, legal abortion during the protest. Abortion rights activists took part in stop the bans rally nationwide after multiple states pass fetal heartbeat bills. (Photo by Megan Jelinger/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Abortion rights threatened in the midst of coronavirus

Historically, marginalized communities are affected the most by hardships. After 9/11, the Patriot Act granted the government the unprecedented ability to investigate people’s lives and after the 2008 financial crisis, economic hardship disproportionately affected poorer communities. Now, in the midst of a global pandemic, some…

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Statewide elections bring historic wins for Democrats
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Statewide elections bring historic wins for Democrats

Last week, the results of multiple statewide elections were announced. While Republican Tate Reeves won the governorship in Mississippi, Democrats saw significant wins in Kentucky and Virginia. With all precincts reporting in Kentucky, Democrat Andy Beshear beat Republican Gov. Matt Bevin by 5,198 votes—0.36 percent…

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DeSantis announces proposal to raise teacher salaries
Governor DeSantis's $603 million proposal would raise starting salaries to $47,500.

DeSantis announces proposal to raise teacher salaries

Photo courtesy of Gage SkidmoreGovernor DeSantis's $603 million proposal would raise starting salaries to $47,500. When Florida Governor Ron DeSantis ran in November 2018, he was not known across the country for wanting to make education a priority, but for telling his two-year-old daughter to…

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Progression of parental consent bill in Florida Legislature poses possible threat to youth reproductive rights
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Progression of parental consent bill in Florida Legislature poses possible threat to youth reproductive rights

On Tuesday, Oct. 22, the Florida House Health and Human Services Committee voted 12-6 in favor of advancing House Bill (HB) 265/Senate Bill (SB) 404, otherwise known as the Parental Notice of and Consent for Abortion Act, through a single-committee stop, effectively fast-tracking the bill…

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