Cuccinell's anti-science extremism can only be compared to his passion to protect the fossil fuel industry and other polluters. Just consider that, according to the NCLR/Sierra Club survey, for 83 percent of Latinos, coal plants and oil refineries "are a thing of the past." This is irrelevant to Cuccinelli.
We got thrown under the bus by the Senate in its early process. The House hasn't even moved a bill to discussion. There's lots of work to do in immigration reform. We got our piece of the pie. But remember, it's sweeter to win together.
Nobody ever said that the civil rights fight was simple, but the marriage equality situation in New Mexico right now may currently be the world's most complicated.
National organizations that are structured more like campaigns, or that serve one particular community or cause, along with the legal organizations and the research organizations, have been increasingly effective relative to the multi-issue organizations. The question is why.
There remain all the civil liberty and economic empowerment issues that attach to being an American citizen, whether one is gay, trans, or queer in the broadest sense, and whether or not one is in a relationship, for better or for worse.
The state changed its equal protection requirement, so that it now says in effect that California shall provide equal protection of the laws to all its citizens, EXCEPT same-sex couples who want to marry.
While Latino children have made gains in several areas such as health insurance coverage and preschool attendance, the reality is that Latino children, as well as black children, lag far behind their white counterparts in almost all measures of child well-being.
So what can we do, just a few days out from a critical election? Stay in line. Don't let the wait discourage you; there is too much at stake for our community and for your family. Be proactive and make a plan.
A plan to increase fees for states that provide judicial recourse for delinquent homeowners fails to take into account the complexities of the foreclosure crisis. If implemented, it will affect the 21 states that are judicial, meaning that a substantial number of future homeowners...
Mitt Romney finally unveiled his energy plan, and it came so loaded with fossil fuels, we might as well call it the Jurassic Plan.