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[IMAGE DESCRIPTION: A group of veterans joins the water protectors at Standing Rock.]

#MilitaryMonday: Why I’m Standing Up at the Border

July 16, 2018
The value of service was instilled in me from birth. Both of my Grandfathers fought in World War II, one in the Army and one in the Navy. My Father is a former Marine, and my Uncle served 21 years in the Navy. My cousin and my nephew have all served, my family can trace our service back to the...
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The unacceptably high cost of jailing children and families seeking safety in the U.S.

July 13, 2018
Toxic stress is the highest costs of the Trump Administration’s shameful punishment of those fleeing violence. But there are other dollar costs that underscore how unnecessarily bad their approach is.
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Kavanaugh Nomination Is an Attack on Women, Moms and Families

July 11, 2018
The moms of America recognize President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh as the direct attack on women’s rights and freedoms that it is. If he is confirmed, Kavanaugh would alter the balance on the U.S. Supreme Court in ways that cause lasting damage to our ability to live and work free...
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Head Smacker: The anti-baby administration

July 11, 2018
While Candidate Trump may have claimed to love babies, the harm President Trump’s actions and policies are doing to them is undeniable.
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: July 6, 2018

July 6, 2018
We are SO INSPIRED by the hundreds of thousands (yes! HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS) of people who rallied last weekend all over the country in support of immigrant children and families! Your voices are making a difference! We have already defeated two very bad immigration bills in the last few weeks...
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Wells Fargo: Don’t finance companies that build prisons for families! #FamiliesBelongTogether

July 2, 2018
We are inspired by the hundreds of thousands of people who rallied this weekend all over the country in support of immigrant children and families! Your voices are making a difference! We have already defeated two very bad immigration bills in the last few weeks because Congress heard the outraged...
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Pink sign with silver letters with "Families Belong Together" on it

You Marched: What's Next?

July 2, 2018
Over the last year and a half we have seen this Administration create and implement cruel and relentless policies in pursuit of their vehemently anti-immigrant agenda--the latest installment being the forcible separation of thousands of children from their parents. Under immense public criticism,...
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Show you do care: The moment is NOW to stand up for children!

July 2, 2018
My father came to the United States when he was about 14 years old, full of the hope that every immigrant feels. He worked hard building houses, raising a family and teaching us to love our country. My mother, also a daughter of immigrants, shared his love and sense of justice. I can’t think of any...
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The Current Status of Family Separation and Detention

June 29, 2018
The Trump administration and Attorney General Jeff Sessions instituted a “zero tolerance” policy to criminally prosecute 100% of people who have crossed between official border crossings, regardless of whether they are seeking asylum, resulting in the wholesale separation of over 2,000 children...
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Let’s show up to end family separation and detention!

June 29, 2018
While the recent Executive Order on family separation proved (again!) that our voices are powerful when we speak up for justice, it does NOT stop the Trump administration from continuing human rights abuses, like imprisoning entire families simply for asking for asylum, which is their legal right...
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