IdeaLog

Now is your time and your opportunity to lead

Posted on January 4, 2017

Our nation just survived one of the most unusual, divisive presidential campaigns in our history. The election of Donald Trump is, without doubt, one of the most significant political events of our time. Yet,...

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Five bills to help you fight the Radical Right

Posted on December 20, 2016

We are counting down the days to some of the most horrific political battles in American history. All of us need to do our part. At the federal level, we will see attacks from...

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Get ready to fight school vouchers

Posted on December 8, 2016

The issue of school vouchers has seemed dead—or at least asleep—for the past several years. But this vampire is waking up! U.S. Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos has been a major advocate for...

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PLI Bulletin

New Progressive Agenda, Sex Education, Protecting Immigrants and More

Posted on January 5, 2017

Prevent Extortion of Immigrants Act: Because of Trump’s promise to deport millions of immigrants, they will be particularly vulnerable to extortion. You can sponsor or support the Prevent Extortion of Immigrants Act, which specifies that...

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Hate Crimes, Fighting the Right, Environmental Toolkits and More

Posted on December 21, 2016

Hate Crimes Prevention Act: Since the November election, we have seen a wave of violence and threats against anyone who disagrees with the Radical Right. This will likely get worse. Right now, 45 states...

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Election Recounts, School Vouchers, Juvenile Justice and More

Posted on December 8, 2016

Juvenile Justice Stop Solitary Act: Earlier this year, the Obama Administration banned solitary confinement for juveniles in federal prisons. But the vast majority of prisoners are in state and local facilities—and that’s where we...

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In the News

Op-Ed on Ohio Heartbeat Bill

Posted on December 13, 2016

Ohio’s heartbeat bill is unconscionable and unconstitutional by Gloria Totten, published in The Hill Unfortunately for women, Trump’s vision for America is already alive and well in the Buckeye State. Emboldened by the election,...

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News Story in The Hill

Posted on November 30, 2016

Abortion foes plot wave of legislation in the states Opponents of abortion rights are planning to push a raft of new rules and restrictions after their allies scored big wins in state legislative chambers...

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Reuters News Story

Posted on October 31, 2016

Abortion by prescription now rivals surgery for U.S. women American women are ending pregnancies with medication almost as often as with surgery, marking a turning point for abortion in the United States, data reviewed...

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