In what many view as a further attempt to undermine the civil rights gains made by the transgender community, the Trump administration has proposed narrowing the legal definition of gender to what appears on a person’s birth certificate based on the genitalia they have at birth. Under the proposal made by the Trump administration’s Department […]
The Trump Administration has shown zero tolerance for immigrants who crossed the border illegally. Due to the new legislation, the government has separated more than 2700 children from their parents – an act which has sparked public outcry from both Republicans and Democrats.
In an impressive display of support for the plight of separated immigrant families, over a million people donated a collective $20 million to the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES), a non-profit organization that provides legal aid to immigrants. Now, in an effort to facilitate reunification, RAICES has offered up that […]
The Trump administration is suppressing a report, completed by EPA scientists just before Trump’s inauguration, that warns that most Americans inhale enough formaldehyde vapors in their day-to-day lives to put them at risk for leukemia and other illnesses. Formaldehyde is one of the most commonly used chemicals in the U.S., appearing in wood furniture and […]
A massive protest today in Chicago aimed at curbing gun violence is remarkable for several reasons, including that it shut down traffic on one of the city’s major expressways and that at the front of the march the top Chicago police officer stood in unison with the march’s leader. This march was planned in advance […]