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A Texas federal court decision is the latest hit to voting rights in America

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Joshua A. Douglas is 'n regte-professor aan die Universiteit van Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law. He is the author of Vote for US: How to Take Back Our Elections and Change the Future of Voting. Follow him on Twi...

Biden on Second Amendment gun rights: ‘No amendment is absolute

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"Today we're taking steps to confront not just the gun crisis, but what is actually a public health crisis," Biden said from the White House. Video Biden is asking that the Justice Department, within a month, propose...

Supreme Court conservatives want to topple abortion rightsbut can’t seem to agree on how

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Conservative Supreme Court justices have demonstrated a desire to reverse prior decisions on abortion rights. The question, with Chief Justice John Roberts no longer the undisputed swing vote on abortion, is when an...

Goewerneur van Washington onderteken wetsontwerp om stemreg te herstel na vrylating van die gevangenis

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Demokratiese Washington Gov. Jay Inslee het Woensdag 'n wetsontwerp onderteken wat die stemreg van mense wat skuldig bevind is aan 'n misdryf outomaties sal herstel sodra hulle uit die tronk vrygelaat word., selfs al is hulle nog onder gemeenskap ...

The killing of a Black transgender woman means this year is tied as the deadliest on record for transgender Americans, rights group says

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The recent killing of Felycya Harris, a Black transgender woman, marks a tragic milestone: It means 2020 is now tied as the deadliest year for transgender and gender-nonconforming people -- and there are still three...

Ministeries en fotograwe beweer Virginia LGBTQ regte wet dwing hulle om 'oortree’ hul oortuigings

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'N Christelik konserwatiewe regsgroep het regsgedinge ingedien namens organisasies sonder winsoogmerk en 'n fotograaf, 'n nuwe wet in Virginia wat LGBTQ-beskerming bied, dwing hulle om dit te doen "verlaat" hul oortuigings. Die Maagd ...

Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul released from prison

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Loujain al-Hathloul, one of Saudi Arabia's most prominent women's rights campaigners, has been released after more than 1,000 days in prison for what critics have described as politically-motivated charges. Hathloul...

Caster Semenya doen 'n beroep op die Europese Hof vir Menseregte oor 'diskriminerend’ testosteroonperk

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Caster Semenya, die Suid-Afrikaanse Olimpiese kampioen-hardloper, het 'n beroep op die Europese Hof vir Menseregte gedoen om te eindig "diskriminerend" testosteroongrense wat aan vroulike atlete opgelê word. Semenya is hiperandrogeen -- ek ...

Body camera video shows a violent arrest that is now a civil rights lawsuit

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Body camera video of a violent arrest in Chicago is now key evidence in a new federal civil rights lawsuit filed by the man police are seen slamming to the ground. Leroy Kennedy, 'n swart man, says in his lawsuit tha...

Progressive groups launch $30 million effort to push voting rights legislation

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Two left-leaning groups are teaming up to pour $ 30 million into an effort to persuade US senators to pass a sweeping voting rights bill that would counter efforts by state GOP lawmakers to restrict voting access. ...

Cuomo faces fresh accusations of hypocrisy over his handling of women’s rights issues

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has long touted himself as a women's rights champion and, with the birth of the #MeToo movement, frequently spoke about his role in reshaping state laws and regulations to meet the moment ...

Vernon Jordan, burgerregte leier en noue bondgenoot van Bill Clinton, sterf

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Washington Vernon Jordanië, 'n burgerregte leier en noue adviseur van oudpresident Bill Clinton, Maandagaand oorlede, verskeie bronne na aan die gesin vertel CNN. Hy was 85. Die voormalige president van die National ...

Concerns mount that US withdrawal from Afghanistan could risk progress on women’s rights

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Concerns are mounting from bipartisan US lawmakers and Afghan women's rights activists that the hard-won gains for women and civil society in Afghanistan could be lost if the United States makes a precipitous withdr...

Amy Coney Barrett grilled on voting rights as 2020 election is underway

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Judge Amy Coney Barrett declined to say Wednesday whether she believes voter discrimination still exists in America and, in some of the testiest exchanges with senators this week, rejected suggestions that she would...

Biden told civil rights leaders in private meeting that progressiveshopes for executive actions are ‘way beyond the boundsof his presidential authority

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President-elect Joe Biden expressed skepticism about his powers to implement his agenda by executive action Tuesday in a private virtual meeting with civil rights leaders, according to a recording reported Thursday ...

Democrats propose legislation to put more human rights controls on foreign arms sales

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Washington Democratic lawmakers are planning to introduce legislation to put more stringent human rights constraints on the United States' foreign arms sales, arguing that countries with a history of unresolved human...

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