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Illinois Governor Criticizes Texas Abortion Law, Vows to Protect Abortion Rights in His State

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat, criticized a Texas abortion law that went into effect Wednesday that prohibits virtually all abortions after a heartbeat is detected, which is typically after six weeks of pregnancy. He said that women around the United States are welcome to come to Illinois if they need reproductive health care. “Shame…


Illinois Governor: White House Made States Fight “Sick Hunger Games” to Get PPE

The Governor of Illinois has described the White House’s handling of Coronavirus supplies as a “sick Hunger Games.” He blasted the lack of coordination. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat, told CBS Chicago that there was no leadership from the White House on vital supplies for the pandemic. “The federal government wasn’t leading. We were,” Pritzker said….


Illinois Will Take Charge of Coronavirus Testing After Trump Admin’s “Profound Failing”

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker (D) announced his state will take charge of coronavirus testing, citing President Donald Trump’s administration’s “profound failing” to roll tests out successfully. “The White House has promised millions of tests for weeks now, and they’re just not here,” Pritzker said at yesterday’s daily press briefing. “I’m not going to wait on…


Opinion: Does America Really Value Equality? What Women and Transgender People Might Say

The Supreme Court ruled in the Citizens United case that corporations merited certain rights of personhood. The decision in this case became crystallized in the notorious phrase, “Corporations are people.” This year’s events insistently raise the question of which Americans enjoy the basic rights of personhood in America. How are we doing when it comes…


GOP Governors Slash Education To Grow Their Ignorant Base 

Because Republicans depend on “the widespread ignorance of objective reality,” their fascist threat to democracy is only succeeding due to the abundance of ignorance and gross stupidity of America’s uneducated citizenry. Subsequently, Republicans are building on their success and slashing education funding at a record pace to produce an entire population of stupid conservative voters.

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