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Why won’t Democrats let antiabortion progressives under their tent?

<b>Correction:</b> An earlier version of this column stated incorrectly the percentage of Americans who believe abortion should be legal in some or all circumstances, according to Gallup polling. This version has been updated.<p><i>Christine Emba edits The Post’s In Theory blog.</i><p>Is it possible to be a good …

Feminism

Court: Michigan teachers can quit union any time they want

SAGINAW, Mich. — Michigan teachers and other school employees can quit a union at any time, not just one month a year, the state appeals court …

Equality Act reintroduced into Congress, and LGBTQ activists are hopeful

The Equality Act has just been reintroduced into Congress, and 241 lawmakers have pledged their support for the legislation.<p>Previously introduced in …

Pelosi Blames Clinton's Loss on Party's Hardline Abortion Stance

Amid a tense Democratic debate over whether pro-lifers have any place inside the party, Nancy Pelosi delivered a blunt message to her fellow …

Airlines 'self-inflicted' problems under glare of U.S. Senate panel

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A United Airline aircraft lands at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago<p>By David Shepardson and Alana Wise<p>WASHINGTON …

Customer Service

How To Explain Feminism To A 5-Year-Old

My daughter is just beginning to recognize what it means to be a “girl” in this world.<p>When I was about 7, I attended a party at a family friend’s home in a nearby town. My parents, both physicians, tended to make friends with other physicians in their community, and all of us kids, well, we just …

Hillary Clinton uses 'The Handmaid's Tale' to point out what's happening to women's rights

The former presidential candidate and Secretary of State made the comments during Planned Parenthood's 100th anniversary celebration on Tuesday, according to Entertainment Weekly.<p>"What a time it is to be holding this centennial. Just ask those who've been watching 'The Handmaid's Tale,' a book I …

Cartoon: Press freedom around the world

Kenyan cartoonist Gado is a regular contributor to DW.

Well, shut my mouth!: Berkeley protests put the obedience back in civil disobedience

Berkeley protestors are heinous enemies of free speech, which is too bad because I have some hideous things to say<p>I’m afraid that I must cancel my upcoming appearance at the University of California, Berkeley. The fact that I didn’t actually have an appearance scheduled there is of no consequence. …

President Who Pushed For Muslim Ban Says He'll 'Never Ever Stand For Religious Discrimination'

"We will not allow people of faith to be targeted, bullied or silenced anymore."<p>President Donald Trump, who wants to ban Muslims from entering the United States, advocated “tolerance” for people of faith Thursday in a ceremony hosting religious leaders at the White House.<p>“Today, my administration …

Religion

Hillary Clinton Just Highlighted Something Too Many People Forget About Women's Rights

"Women's issues aren't minor issues."<p>"Women's rights are human rights," Hillary Clinton declared in one of her most famous speeches as First Lady, …

Read the full testimony of FBI Director James Comey in which he discusses Clinton email investigation

<i>FBI Director James B. Comey testified Wednesday in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee on FBI oversight, defending his investigation of Hillary Clinton. Here is the transcript of his comments.</i><p><i>[The latest: Comey says classified Clinton emails were forwarded to Anthony Weiner]</i><p>SEN. CHARLES E. …

Surveillance

If retail politics doesn’t kill this $1 trillion tax, the Supreme Court should

<i>Theodore B. Olson, U.S. solicitor general from 2001 to 2004, is a partner at the D.C. office of the law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Olson serves as an adviser to Koch Industries regarding federal tax reform.</i><p>With the effort to repeal and replace Obamacare continuing to struggle in the House, the …

Income Tax

More spying and more lying

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>Late last week, President Trump told CBS News that domestic surveillance of American citizens should be the “No. 1” topic of inquiry …

Surveillance

How This Federal Court Ruling Could Widen the Gender Wage Gap

Today I'm going to tell you a story about a federal court ruling that allows women to get paid less than men—even if they're doing the same job. The …

Anti-abortion activists seek dismissal of California privacy case | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Lawyers for two anti-abortion activists who secretly filmed a conference of abortion providers while pretending to work for a fetal-tissue procurement company asked a California judge on Wednesday to dismiss eavesdropping charges against the pair.<p>Anti-abortion activist, …

Pro-life Movement

Should Texas secede? Why breaking up is hard to do

APPOMATTOX COURT HOUSE, Va. — When two generals signed papers here 152 years ago bringing the Civil War to a close, they ended the bid by 11 Southern …

Rights & Freedoms

Rumors surround Justice Kennedy exit, but he's not talking

As one justice settles into his new job at the Supreme Court, is another about to leave?<p>Eighty-year-old Justice Anthony Kennedy is so far refusing to comment on speculation that he may soon retire after 29 years on the court.<p>But that hasn't stopped President Donald Trump and, obliquely, the …

Ronald Reagan

Supreme Court Protesters Plead Guilty To Misdemeanor Charges

Five people who staged a Citizens United protest during Supreme Court proceedings pleaded guilty after losing a constitutional challenge on one of the charges. They face up to a year in jail.<p>Five people who disrupted proceedings at the US Supreme Court to protest the <i>Citizens United</i> decision pleaded …

Judiciary

How one man’s thirst for cheaper beer could redefine trade in Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada doesn't often deal with humdrum disputes about a few bottles of beer. But the justices are right to have granted leave to appeal a case involving just that, because it touches on crucial matters of Canadian federalism and interprovincial trade.<p>The hero of the story is …

Hey, Remember the Keystone XL Pipeline?

This week in the laboratories of democracy.<p><i>(Permanent Musical Accompaniment To This Post)</i><p><i>Being our semi-regular weekly survey of what's goin' down in the several states where, as we know, the real work of governmentin' gets done, and where you pay in blood, but not your own.</i><p>We begin in Louisiana, …

Land Rights

Film And Food: Sharing The Stories Of Immigrants With Conservative America

Like a lot of creatives distressed by the current political climate, filmmakers Daniel Klein and Mirra Fine want to tell stories that matter right now. They want to make a difference.<p>The husband-and-wife duo behind the <i>Perennial Plate</i>, a weekly web-based program showcasing sustainable food and …

Social Media

20 Republicans Vote Against GOP Healthcare Bill

Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ) explains why he voted against the GOP healthcare bill.

Families of San Bernardino shooting sue Facebook, Google, Twitter

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Family members of three victims of the December 2015 shooting rampage in San Bernardino, California, have sued Facebook, Google and Twitter, claiming that the tech giants permitted Islamic State to flourish on social media.<p>The plaintiffs assert that by allowing Islamic State …

Social Media

Clinton to launch 'resistance' PAC

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton, reentering the political fray months after her 2016 campaign loss, will soon launch a political organization aimed at funding "resistance" groups that are standing up to President Donald Trump, sources with knowledge of the plans tell CNN.<p>Clinton, according to …

Government

‘Shattered,’ Book About Clinton Campaign, May Become TV Series

A new book about Hillary Clinton’s loss to Donald J. Trump in the presidential election could be heading to the small screen.<p>“Shattered,” by the journalists Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes, has been optioned by TriStar Television, a division of Sony Pictures Television, and Davis Entertainment for a …

Government

Trump: House Health Bill Win 'Has Brought Party Together'

“We won,” President Trump said Thursday in the Rose Garden.<p>Repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act remains unfinished business for the …

What the GOP's Health-Care Gamble Means for 2018

Most of the House Republicans whose districts have recently voted for Democratic presidential candidates supported the Obamacare-replacement bill. That might have been a risky move.<p><i>Updated at 9:04 p.m. ET</i><p>In a gamble that looks poised to shape the 2018 midterm landscape, the vast majority of House …

Military perplexed after Trump says soldiers couldn't get religious items

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> When President Donald Trump signed an executive order promoting religious liberty on Thursday, he singled out the US military for preventing troops from receiving religious items.<p>"People were forbidden from giving or receiving religious items at a military hospital where our …

Religion

Judge: Seattle kids can move ahead with climate rights case

SEATTLE (AP) — Eight Seattle children should have "their day in court" to argue that Washington state and others aren't protecting them from climate …

Clean Technology