The Right to Family in the Era of the “Zero Tolerance” Immigration Policy

Guest post by Tess Joseph On May 7, 2018, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a new iteration of the Trump administration’s draconian stance on immigration: the “zero tolerance” policy. In short, the “zero tolerance” policy directs prosecutors to charge as

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The Sex Issue, National Coalition Against Censorship

by Guest Blogger: Joan Bertin, Executive Director of the National Coalition Against Censorship INTRODUCTION Sex is, as the late Justice William Brennan said, “a great and mysterious motive force in human life [which] has indisputably been a subject of absorbing interest to

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The War on Sex

In computing, a Trojan horse is a program that appears harmless, but is, in fact, malicious. This malicious program is named for the Trojan horse of Greek mythology….a hollow wooden statue of a horse used by enemies to sneak themselves into

Trafficking in War Zones: Making Zero-Tolerance Meaningful

by Guest Blogger: Steven Watt Last week in Little Rock, Ark., Attorney General Eric Holder spoke eloquently and forcefully on the problems of human trafficking in the U.S. Holder noted the problem — one of “crisis proportions” — takes place both outside and

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Trump Signs ‘Religious Freedom’ Executive Order, Ending Democracy As We Know It

  Blog post by Mark Kernes for AVN TRUMPINGTON, D.C.—This morning, President Donald Trump signed an executive order supposedly protecting “religious freedom” in the U.S., but which in fact is the first step toward guaranteeing that conservatives—and likely the subset

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U.S. Leads in Income Inequality and Moving ‘Full Steam Ahead to Make Itself More Unequal’

Guest Blog Post By Cindy Soohoo Reprinted with permission from the Human Rights at Home Blog. For two weeks at the end of last year, Philip Alston, the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty crisscrossed the United States, speaking to communities in Los

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VIPs and Vickis!

Saturday at the Summit is all about celebrating our 2015 Vicki Sexual Freedom Award recipients: John D’Emilio, Monica Raye Simpson, and Diego Miguel Sanchez. Work hard all morning, then join us for lunch to hear these three amazing people talk about their work.  Carmen