Civil Rights & Justice
Challenging intolerance and inequality at home and abroad
Vice President Joe Biden promised that he hasn’t given up and reform efforts will be back.
Posted Tuesday, June 18, 2013 by Varun Anand
It’s really just awful.
Posted Tuesday, June 18, 2013 by Taylor Nicolas
How beauty pageants perpetuate gender inequality and contribute to a culture that values women as sexual objects.
Decisions on voting rights, cheap drugs & pre-Miranda rights—but no DOMA or affirmative action yet.
Posted Monday, June 17, 2013 by Greg Young
How Fisher v. University of Texas could change admissions processes for public universities.
Posted Friday, June 14, 2013 by Robert Fisher
While some legislators see gun legislation as a partisan issue to be avoided, others continue to fight to prevent tragedies.
Posted Friday, June 14, 2013 by Tyler Gabrielski
Sarna describes her relationship with Ben Wheeler, 6, one of the victims of the Sandy Hook shooting
Posted Friday, June 14, 2013 by Lauren Sarna
On the six-month anniversary of the tragic shooting, young people in Newtown, Conn., are demanding action from Congress. Here, we publish their unedited messages.
Posted Friday, June 14, 2013
One Newtown, Conn., high schooler is helping other young people in her community pressure Congress to pass common-sense laws to prevent gun violence.
Posted Friday, June 14, 2013 by Sarah Clements
“Nobody else should ever again have to endure what the Sandy Hook Elementary School Community has gone through.”
Posted Friday, June 14, 2013 by Kristy Davenport
This young Newtown, Conn. resident describes her experience on the day of the Sandy Hook shooting.
Posted Friday, June 14, 2013 by Mattie Kelly
A young woman who moved to Newtown, Conn., when she was 12 shares her story.
Posted Friday, June 14, 2013 by Jennifer Radatovich
One 18-year-old Newtown resident reflects on the six-month anniversary of the shooting.
Posted Friday, June 14, 2013 by Elana Adelle Sadlon
One Newtown, Conn., resident calls on Congress to take action to prevent more gun violence deaths.
Posted Friday, June 14, 2013 by Peter Davenport
Campus Progress breaks down the guns debate using interactive and shareable images paired with audio clips from gun policy experts, advocates, and victims.
Posted Thursday, June 13, 2013 by Tara Kutz
You don’t have to be a professional lobbyist to lobby.
Posted Tuesday, June 11, 2013 by Amir Salehzadeh
UNC dropped Honor Court charges against Landen Gambill, a survivor of sexual assault, due to constitutional concerns.
Posted Monday, June 10, 2013 by Jenn Nowicki
Students rallied to protest Sallie Mae’s annual shareholder meeting—and a few actually got in.
Posted Tuesday, June 4, 2013 by Emily Crockett
Students at Newtown High lend their voice—and letters—in efforts to move Congress to curb gun violence
Posted Thursday, May 30, 2013 by Marc Peters
Though this year’s version of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act has been raising concerns about its faith-based exceptions, advocates see potential for progress in voluntary company action and cultural change.
Posted Thursday, May 30, 2013 by Pauline Holdsworth