Is Alliance Defending Freedom a hate group? Just look at their work.

The Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) and its conservative allies were thrilled earlier this month when Attorney General Jeff Sessions addressed the legal organization and assured them that they are not a hate group, contrary to their designation as such by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)….

Trump’s bid to roll back environmental protections suffers 3 court losses in a row

The Trump administration is on a three-case losing streak in federal courts after falling to defeat on Friday in a major chemical safety decision. The adverse court rulings are jeopardizing the president’s goal of erasing much of former President Barack Obama’s environmental legacy as well as…

White House to celebrate ICE ‘heroes’ as nearly 600 immigrant families remain separated

The White House is set to host an event on August 20, honoring agents of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Customs and Border Protection agencies, an official confirmed to Politico this week. The event, “Salute to the Heroes of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement…

A California jail is paying a big price for mistreating LGBTQ inmates

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department has agreed to settle a lawsuit the ACLU filed in 2014 on behalf of hundreds of LGBTQ inmates who were unjustly held in isolation within the county’s jails. Since 2012, some 600 inmates have been housed in what was…

Trump administration reportedly poised to approve restrictive changes to Medicaid

The Trump administration is preparing to approve a number of changes to Medicaid — the government health care program that provides coverage to low-income people — that could leave tens of thousands of people without coverage. As Politico first reported Friday, the administration is set…