Trump Thinks Whatever He Says is Law

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump is tearing through constitutional norms again with his suggestion that he can remove the right to citizenship for children born in the United States of undocumented immigrants.

‘My Voice Will Make a Change.’ Valley Voters Of Color Aim To Increase Ballot Box Numbers

Esmeralda Gomez sat tucked in a back room at the Californians for Justice office in Fresno on Monday, where she and three other young adults were on smart phones, making calls to voters her age.

Trump Administration Wants to Remove ‘Gender’ From UN Human Rights Documents

US officials at the United Nations are seeking to eliminate the word “gender” from UN human rights documents, most often replacing it with “woman”, apparently as part of the Trump administration’s campaign to define transgender people out of existence.

The Rigging of American Politics

Brett Kavanaugh was nominated to the Supreme Court by an unpopular president who won 3 million fewer votes than the runner-up. He was confirmed by a Senate majority that represents a minority of the country. He was confirmed despite most Americans telling pollster after pollster they did not want him seated on the Supreme Court.

U.S. Plans To Withdraw From UN Human Rights Council

The Trump administration plans to announce its withdrawal from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday, making good on a pledge to leave a body it has long accused of hypocrisy and criticized as biased against Israel, according to two people familiar with the matter.

‘We Just Have To Win’: With Trump in the White House, Stakes Are Higher Than Ever For Emily’s List and Democratic Women

What makes Emily’s List loom so large in 2018 is the combination of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 defeat and Donald Trump’s provocations from the White House.
More than 300 women — a record — are now running for Congress.
Emily’s List President Stephanie Schriock spoke to CNBC’s John Harwood about the Trump era, Nancy Pelosi’s leadership and the Me Too movement.

Pompeo Must Commit to Defending Human Rights as Secretary of State

Mike Pompeo’s nomination to be the next secretary of State comes at a time when thousands of refugees are fleeing their homes in search of safety, and human rights defenders around the world face growing persecution. If confirmed, Pompeo will make decisions that affect the fundamental rights of millions of people in the U.S. and around the world. His nomination must not be rubber-stamped.