• Virginia Jan 29, 2020

    US Archives Confirms It Won't Take Steps to Certify ERA

    A day after Virginia became the critical 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, the National Archives reiterated on Tuesday that it would not immediately take any action to certify the measure’s adoption as part of the U.S. Constitution.

  • head May 4, 2019

    How African Americans Disappeared From the Kentucky Derby

    When the horses enter the gate for the 145th Kentucky Derby, their jockeys will hail from Venezuela, New Mexico, Panama and France. None will be African-American. That’s been the norm for quite a while. When Marlon St. Julien rode the Derby in 2000, he became the first black man to get a mount since 1921. It wasn’t always this way....

  • director Feb 14, 2019

    McCabe Talks Protecting FBI's Russia Probes, Comey Firing

    Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said in an interview that aired Thursday he moved quickly after his boss was fired to protect an investigation into President Donald Trump’s ties to Russia and prevent it from being shut down in case he, too, was dismissed. Concerned when Trump fired FBI Director James Comey not long after taking office, McCabe also...

  • Donald Trump Oct 31, 2018

    How US Birthright Citizenship Emerged, Endured

    President Donald Trump said Tuesday he wants to end a constitutional right that automatically grants citizenship to any baby born in the United States. Trump, in an interview with “Axios on HBO,” said his goal is halting guaranteed citizenship for babies of noncitizens and unauthorized immigrants. U.S. citizenship through birth comes via the 14th Amendment , which was ratified after...

  • Donald Trump Oct 31, 2018

    Can President Trump End Birthright Citizenship?

    If President Donald Trump tries to end birthright citizenship, a legal battle is likely to take place.

  • Donald Trump Sep 23, 2016

    Rare Bipartisan Agreement Reached, Momentarily, on Abortion Funding

    Abortion rights advocates and opponents in Congress reached a rare bipartisan consensus at a Friday hearing: Both sides agreed on the effectiveness of a ban on federal abortion funding. Known as the Hyde Amendment, the 40-year-old law restricting federal funding for abortions has shown to be effective in curbing the number of abortions performed, both sides agreed. For anti-abortion Republicans,...

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