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Brynn Tannehill | Posted 06.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Brynn Tannehill

Given the catch-22 of requiring surgery for ID, but making surgery nearly impossible to obtain (if you even wanted it in the first place), plus social injustice aspect, one has to wonder why this hasn't become a point of greater emphasis in the LGBT movement.

'Papers Please' Lets You Take Control Of The Border

ABC/Univision | Posted 05.09.2013 | Latino Voices

"Is this person a lawful citizen of my country or an unauthorized immigrant, terrorist, spy, or smuggler?" This is the primary question you'll have...

Contentious South Carolina Provision Gets Big Victory

AP | MEG KINNARD | Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics

COLUMBIAS, S.C. -- A federal judge has upheld a South Carolina law allowing police to check people's immigration status. But U.S. District Judge Rich...

Harsh Immigration Law Gets Backlash

Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

By PAUL DAVENPORT AND FELICIA FONSECA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOENIX — A day after the most contentious provision of Arizona's immigration law too...

Contentious Provision Could Cause Huge Problems

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

By JACQUES BILLEAUD AND NICHOLAS RICCARDI, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOENIX — More than two years after it was signed into law, the most contentious ...

Judge Rules On Contentious Immigration Law

Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

By JACQUES BILLEAUD AND WALTER BERRY, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOENIX — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Arizona authorities can enforce the mos...

Lawrence O'Donnell Raises the Most Critical Question About Romney's Taxes: Amnesty

Paul Abrams | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Romney is in real trouble over his taxes. It is evident in his refusal to release prior returns. It is evident from the insipid laugh he fakes when he is confronted on it.

Team Obama Should Thank Karl Rove

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The team of people working diligently to re-elect Barack Obama should really, right about now, be sending a big "thank you" note to none other than Karl Rove -- for providing them the playbook they are now using to maximum effect on Mitt Romney.

Clues From Arizona Immigration Ruling on Individual Mandate Fate

Paul Abrams | Posted 08.26.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

The Court has already handed opponents of the law all the tools they need, i.e., Citizens United, to repeal the law through elections while leaving themselves the option of overturning it in 2014 if the right-wing is unable to purchase the Congress and president it wants.

Immigration, Deportation and States' Rights: What Martha Taught Me

Rep. Luis Gutierrez | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics
Rep. Luis Gutierrez

I am proud to live in a country where the rule of law and federal immigration preeminence enshrined in the constitution are tools to undo what legislatures in Alabama, South Carolina, and elsewhere have tried to do when politicizing and polarizing the immigration issue.

Marco Rubio, Show Them Your Papers, Please.

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 12.29.2011 | Latino Voices
DeeDee Garcia Blase

t was unfortunate for me to learn about Rubio defending Arizona's "papers, please" law, but now birthers and nativists are asking his family to show their papers. What it amounts to is that at the end of the day Rubio is just like the rest of us.

Con Games: Police State in Denver

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Conniff

There aren't too many things that make me want to blow my stack on the way to a ballgame but being an unwitting dirtbag in a police sting operation is...