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‘Everything is at stake’ for abortion rights in 2024, Harris says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris says “everything is at stake” with reproductive health rights in November’s election as the Biden campaign steps up its focus on contrasting the positions taken by Democratic…

Transgender rights vs. parental notification. California goes to court

Supporters of a proposed November ballot initiative wanted the all-important title of their measure to reflect their beliefs, a name like “Protect Kids of California Act.” But Atty. Gen. Rob…

Because of the Black Civil Rights Struggle, These Groups Saw Progress Too

Photo: John Duricka (AP) Through nonviolent protests and other forms of civil disobedience, the Civil Rights Movement was a decade’s long effort to make racial discrimination, disenfranchisement and inequality illegal…

Advocates say Georgia election map targets Rep. McBath, a ‘fighter for Black rights’

Georgia state lawmakers are facing criticism for unveiling a congressional map that some say discriminates against Black voters.    “Republicans have been doing everything within their power to diminish the voting…

California’s CARE Court docket Might Violate the Rights of the Homeless

Facing huge stress to tame what seems to be a spiraling and more and more intertwined statewide disaster in psychological well being, substance use, and homelessness, California officers have created…

Judge rejects attempt to enshrine abortion rights on Nevada ballot

A judge in Nevada rejected a proposed 2024 ballot initiative that sought to enshrine reproductive rights, including abortion, in the state’s Constitution. Siding with a newly established PAC — the…

Gun rights organizations sue New Mexico governor over gun violence public health emergency declaration

CNN  —  The National Association for Gun Rights filed a lawsuit against New Mexico’s Democratic governor and health secretary Saturday over orders declaring gun violence a public health emergency and…

Appeals court: Texas voter ID law violates Voting Rights Act

Story highlights The ruling is a victory for voting rights advocates Texas passed the voter ID law in 2011 but it did not go into effect until 2013 CNN  — …