By this point, most Americans have seen the horrible images of migrant children crying alone near our Southern border, or have read traumatic accounts of infants being held in government custody for up to a month at a time or being torn from their mothers while breastfeeding. This politically manufactured...
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Washington Watch: The Anti-Semitism Awareness Act Is Back: Free Speech Is at Risk
by James Zogby in Washington Watch
Back in 2016, without debate or an actual vote, the US Senate stealthily passed a disturbing and dangerous piece of legislation called "The Anti-Semitism Awareness Act of 2016" (AAA). The bill would have required the Department of Education (ED) to apply a State Department (DOS) working definition of anti-Semitism in evaluating complaints of discrimination on US campuses. Because some conservative Members of Congress had concerns that the legislation would violate free speech, AAA didn't pass the House and died. Continue Reading...
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By Allison Ulven For World Refugee Day, we have been posting blogs that convey the facts and data about the world refugee crisis. It is incredibly important to stay informed about these issues and to continue to show support for those in need. Here are several ways in which you...
By Allison Ulven Today, we celebrate World Refugee Day in an effort to raise awareness about the growing crises around the world. Last year, the number of forcibly displaced people in the world increased due to “persecution, conflict, or generalized violence.” It now sits at 68.5 million, a new record...