Report detailing lead poisoning in young children on army bases draws fire from lawmakers

Children in U.S. Army housing were found to have elevated levels of lead in their systems, prompting calls from lawmakers on Capitol Hill for immediate measures to fix the problem, which has been found to cause severe developmental problems. In a letter sent Friday to…

23 Justice Dems Win Primary Elections!

Two of the three Bernie Sanders-endorsed candidates who were on the ballot last Tuesday lost their primary races — Abdul El-Sayed of Michigan and Brent Welder of Kansas were defeated, while fellow Kansan James Thompson advanced to the general election. Not surprisingly, commentators were quick…

Couple’s four-year-old adopted daughter facing deportation amid US immigration crackdown

A Colorado couple is scrambling to protect their four-year-old adopted daughter from deportation, after the child’s immigration case was recently denied. Amy and Marco Becerra, who are U.S. citizens, were living in Peru when they decided to adopt their daughter Angela in 2014.  A Peruvian…

Baseball’s last Pride Night holdout is reportedly swinging for the fences in 2019

For years, dozens of professional sports teams have set aside one day on their annual schedules to celebrate their LGBTQ fans. Thanks largely to timing — a month-long celebration of the LGBTQ community is observed across the country every June — Major League Baseball has…

ACLU condemns Trump administration for refusing to reunite deported parents and children

The Trump administration continues to wash their hands of any responsibility of solving a crisis of their own creation. On Thursday night, the Department of Justice (DOJ) informed a federal judge that the government is not responsible for finding the over 400 parents separated from…

ICE Tortüring Detainees With Extended Solitary Confinement

Isaí Romero had no idea how to break the news to his parents that their son — his brother — had died. The elderly couple, nearly 2,000 miles away in Puebla, Mexico, had been anxiously waiting for their 40-year-old son, Efraín Romero de la Rosa,…