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From his tweets to his bluster to his white supremacist policies, Donald Trump poses a security risk to the United States. He is actively making us less safe with each day in office. Here is a running list of just some of the ways he has threatened our safety.
House Republicans, joined by some Democrats, voted on February 15 to advance the misleadingly named “ADA Education and Reform Act” (H.R. 620), a bill that would roll back many of the hard-won protections in the ADA.
The federal government can set standards and practices that apply to all states around gun safety. But states have the option of passing additional measures to protect their own residents from gun violence. 
Net neutrality ended on June 11, but Congress can still undo that if they pass the CRA resolution of disapproval.
Trump is using the Census to instill fear in immigrant communities and advance his anti-immigrant agenda. The Trump administration announced in April that they would add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, a move that would result in a severe undercounting of our population.
The Me Too movement has revealed the pervasiveness of sexual harassment and assault across broad swathes of American life. These challenges are acutely present on Capitol Hill, where the power imbalances inherent in the structure of Congressional offices, as well as the reporting process for sexual...
On March 25, Trump's Department of Justice said that they believe the entire Affordable Care Act should be ruled unconstitutional. For now, the ACA remains the law of the land. Here’s what happens next.
For years, state legislatures have been adding burdensome legal roadblocks to voting (e.g. strict voter ID laws, limiting early voting, purging voter rolls). Let’s be clear — the goal of these laws is to make voting less accessible, even though elected officials have an obligation to facilitate...
By a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court ruled against unions in a decision that will hurt organized labor and working families moving forward. Here’s what Janus v. AFSCME means for unions and progressive politics generally, and what you can do about it.
Voting is key to our democracy and should be as easy as possible. In North Carolina, the Republican-controlled state legislature has been trying for almost two decades to implement voter identification policies to suppress the vote.
This administration and Congress have been quietly dismantling positive environmental protections passed under President Obama and endangering the health and safety of marginalized communities—all for the benefit of corporate polluters.
The Byrd rule has been law since 1990, and has been used successfully dozens of times to block so-called “extraneous” (unrelated) provisions that shouldn’t get passed through reconciliation.

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