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WASHINGTON TIMES: Family separations began before zero tolerance: GAO study

October 24, 2018 News Article

Separation of illegal immigrant families nabbed at the border began to increase around the start of the Trump administration, the government’s chief watchdog reported Wednesday — meaning it was happening well before the Justice Department’s zero-tolerance border policy.

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COSMOPOLITAN: Birth Control: Will It Become the Ultimate Luxury?

October 16, 2018 News Article

Right now, your contraception is under attack, with politicians looking to make it way more expensive and much harder to get. If they succeed, American women will suffer a devastating setback.

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WASHINGTON EXAMINER: Dems turn to immigration as winning election issue

August 29, 2018 News Article

Democrats are seizing on a key immigration controversy as their winning issue in the fall midterm congressional election, one that even first lady Melania Trump agrees with them on -- the plight of child immigrants taken from parents suspected of crimes.

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THE HILL MORNING REPORT: General election season underway with marquee Senate races set

August 29, 2018 News Article

On Wednesday, the liberal group Equity Forward Action will launch a pair of six-figure ad buys targeting Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.), the top ranking woman in the House, and Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), the chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

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ROLL CALL: Abortion Rights Group Targets McMorris Rodgers, Walden on Family Separations

August 29, 2018 News Article

Equity Forward Action is launching six-figure TV ad buys Wednesday targeting House Republican Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Energy and Commerce Chairman Greg Walden over the GOP-controlled Congress’ failure to pass legislation addressing family separations at the border.

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POLITICO PULSE: Senate GOP want new bill to blunt ACA lawsuit

August 24, 2018 News Article

Equity Forward steps up pressure on Scott Lloyd. The group is running a full-page ad today in the Washington, D.C.-edition of the New York Times, again calling on HHS Secretary Alex Azar to fire the embattled director of the refugee resettlement office.

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REWIRE: Another Anti-Choice Advocate Is Rising Through the Ranks at Trump’s HHS

August 22, 2018 News Article

Steven Valentine’s new Health and Human Services role was once held by abstinence-only advocate Valerie Huber, who now serves as a senior policy advisor at the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health.

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POLITICO PULSE: Schumer convinced Kavanaugh would axe Roe vs. Wade

August 22, 2018 News Article

EQUITY FORWARD BASHES VALENTINE PROMOTION — Reproductive rights advocacy group Equity Forward is criticizing the promotion of Steven Valentine to chief of staff in the office of the assistant secretary for health because of his deep ties to anti-abortion groups, most notably SBA List. 

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NORTHERN VIRGINIA DAILY: Watchdog group seeks answers

August 15, 2018 News Article

A watchdog organization wants Front Royal resident E. Scott Lloyd, director of the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement, to address the state of detention facilities holding immigrant children.

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DAILY KOS MORNING DIGEST: The surest way for indicted GOP congressman to get off the ballot? Plead guilty

August 14, 2018 News Article

Equity Forward Action is making a "six-figure" TV ad buy against Republican Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers. Their ad details the cruelty of the Trump administration's family separation policies against immigrants and asylum-seekers, and it blasts the incumbent for failing to stand up to Trump.

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