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Nevada and Illinois are among the states either supporting measures or already passing laws to ensure that abortion remains a fundamental right for its citizens. This, as states like Alabama and Georgia pass laws severely restricting women’s access to legal termination of pregnancy.

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One-Woman ‘Yeast Infection’ Protest Scares Away Anti-Planned Parenthood Demonstrators

Mary Numair’s impromptu rally defused an anti-abortion march.

Image via Twitter user Mary Numair (@MaryNumain)

The Planned Parenthood organ harvesting conspiracy parroted by the likes of Carly Fiorina—who claimed the organization was selling the “brains and other body parts” of aborted fetuses—has fueled anti-Planned Parenthood anger from the more riotous wings of the nation’s conservative constituency. The organization has faced threats of defunding by Congress and some hateful protests at their clinic locations. When one Portland, Oregon, woman saw such a protest gathering at her local Planned Parenthood branch, she clocked out of work and made her own protest sign. “Dear PP,” Mary Numair scrawled on a cardboard box, “Thanks for helping me with my yeast infections!”

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Crowded Photos Show 400 Moms Taking Over The Colorado Capitol To Advocate For Gun Control

The Colorado rally was just one of the dozens taking place this week.

As the U.S. approaches the one-month anniversary of the Parkland shooting, activism to enable stricter gun control laws has reached a fever pitch, most recently with a Colorado Capitol building takeover by Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. To make their voices heard at the literal doorstep of state legislators, 400 members of the organization’s Colorado chapter occupied the building with signs and peaceful protests, in much the same way student activism has taken shape in new ways since the Feb. 14 tragedy.

One participating member, Jen Clenahan, declared to the Huffington Post that the moms themselves are taking their cues from the student activists, saying, "The kids are taking the lead. They're not just grieving; they're angry.”

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George Clooney Explained To The Press Why He Has Every Right To Voice His Political Opinions

He’s not about to “stay in his lane” or “stick to acting.”

George Clooney may not serve as everyone’s barometer for the political climate in America, but when speaking to journalists at the Toronto International Film Festival, the typically composed actor let fly his feelings on his vilification by the right as well as his own opinion of Steve Bannon.

To that last point: He’s not a fan.

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The Salary You Need To Buy A Home In 27 U.S. Cities

How much do you really need to earn to own a home?

Money matters have generally been regarded a universal worry among US families for the simple reason that there never seems to be enough. From households with an annual income over $150,000, to families bringing in a combined $60,000, making ends meet is often a struggle.

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Why Can’t America Just Take Down Assad?

Going after Syria’s president would likely give birth to catastrophe

The Trump administration has done an abrupt about-face on Syria, contradicting its own nascent foreign policy. Within 24 hours, it went from calling out the Assad regime for using chemical weapons to launching missiles at military targets. As limited as the strikes were, there are also statements that plans are in the works to target Syrian President Bashar al-Assad: It “would seem there would be no role for him to govern the Syrian people,” U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said of Assad on April 6. The Conversation

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