Performing abortions in Alabama could soon be punishable by up to 99 years in prison
The Alabama House is voting on a bill that would make almost all abortions illegal.
House condemns all sorts of things in resolution originally meant to condemn Ilhan Omar
The resolution decries anti-Semitism, in addition to anti-Muslim discrimination and white supremacy, but it doesn’t mention Omar by name.
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Some Questions for the Guy Who DJed Outside the Houses of Parliament
He appeared on Tuesday night, after the Brexit 'meaningful vote' result, spinning a special political set.
Here’s Why All the Voting Machines Are Broken and the Lines Are Extremely Long
Voting machines are breaking down across the country and America’s voting technology is in desperate need of a complete overhaul.
Angela Merkel’s 18-year reign could be coming to an end
The grand coalition government headed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel is once again on the brink of collapse.
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Kosovo opposition party blasts Parliament with tear gas to stop border vote
Members of the Self-Determination Movement set off three tear gas canisters in the chamber
The Woman Who Started #WakandaTheVote to Register Voters at 'Black Panther' Screenings
Activist and organizer Kayla Reed shares how she and her co-organizers Jessica Byrd and Rukia Lumumba started a massive voter registration campaign in over 100 cities.
Controversial Online Trafficking Bill Will Endanger Sex Workers, Advocates Say
The House is set to vote on the "Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act" (FOSTA) bill today. Critics warn it could actually censor victims of trafficking and endanger the lives and livelihoods of sex workers.
Power to the Polls
Last Year We Marched. This Year We Vote
This weekend, the Women's March launches their "Power to the Polls" initiative, kicking off a national voter registration and mobilization tour that targets swing states and aims to put more progressive politicians in office.
Virginia may settle a tie election by drawing names out of a bowl
Control of the Virginia legislature hinges on just one disputed vote
The End of Net Neutrality Means ISPs Could Crack Down on Cryptocurrencies
Experts worry that net neutrality repeals could affect everyone's favorite magic internet money.