Challenges to the right to protest have come in many forms over the last few years. And standing up for your right to protest can be increasingly challenging when demonstrations are met with unjust punishments.
Situated ironically in the midst of Women’s History Month, are Indiana legislators’ latest attempts to restrict women’s reproductive rights. In 1973, the Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade, establishing a woman’s access to abortion care as a fundamental right.
Young people should remain in the juvenile justice system, regardless of their crimes. Senate Bill 279 would automatically waive juvenile court jurisdiction over children 12 years and older who have been accused of attempted murder or murder, sending children to the adult court and prison systems.
My name is Monica Valadezza. and I am a daughter, a sister, an aunt and a soon to be wife. I am a Latina woman who immigrated from Mexico to the United states. I reached the American dream of becoming an American citizen in 2002. I also happen to be transgender.
The ability of voters to choose their elected officials is a fundamental principle of democracy. If voters don’t like what their elected representatives are doing, they can go to the ballot box and replace them – or run for office themselves.
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