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Voters cast mail ballots in the Evergreen State

Washington State voters received their mail ballots last week, their chance to vote on I-522, a statewide ballot measure that would require labeling of all genetically engineered food.

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Immigrants strap themselves to wheels of deportation buses

The peaceful blockade succeeded in halting the day's proceedings where detainees were to have been hauled before a judge and sentenced as a group.

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Calif. governor signs immigrant rights bills

"While Washington waffles on immigration, California's forging ahead," Brown said in announcing the signings. "I'm not waiting."

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Campaign launched to rename Nathan Bedford Forrest H.S.

Progressives say the true symbolism behind the name change is that of social justice, a solid stepping stone for the South to "rise again."

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Join us Tuesday to discuss “Modern genocide in South Dakota”

American Indian children of the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota Sioux nations are being removed from their homes by state officials under cover of law.

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Bayard Rustin LGBT coalition highlights civil rights leader’s role

The San Francisco chapter of the Bayard Rustin LGBT Coalition rallied to highlight the contributions of Rustin, an often-overlooked civil rights figure.

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Activists demand Rep. Dan Lipinski support immigration reform

Nestled in a small  strip mall here in the shadow of Midway Airport sits Democrat Rep. Dan Lipinski's office. It was to that office immigration activists delivered a birthday cake recently.

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Opponent of stop-and-frisk fears for her son

"I think about the humiliation these young men go through, being stopped and frisked, and ask myself, 'When will it be my son's first time?'"

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Oakland's Trayvon Martin rally: "Keep fighting" for justice

Oakland youth took leadership of the event, spotlighting the effects of the shooting and verdict. They took turns to speak movingly of their reactions to hearing of the death of Martin.

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Letter from North Carolina: I was arrested with Rev. Barber 2013

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed an anti-woman bill on abortion that the state House had passed into law, which restricts how abortions can be carried out.

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