FROM THE BLOG:

When America interned its own

February 19 marks the anniversary of President Franklin Roosevelt’s issuance of Executive Order 9066, which authorized the internment during World War II of 120,000 individuals of Japanese descent, two-thirds of whom were American citizens.

February 19, 2018

Why We Fight: Roe v Wade at 45

Happy Birthday Roe! The decision that established the constitutional right to abortion is middle-aged and so am I, which means I’m one of the millions of American women who grew up with this freedom.

January 21, 2018

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