Fourth straight year of hate groups growth

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)  just released its annual count of hate groups. Trump spread fear about the country’s growing diversity, and he wasn’t alone. Fox News served as both his megaphone and a source for his incendiary claims during 2018. You can read their new report and see their latest interactive hate map showing the names, types, and locations of the 1,020 hate groups operating across America.

Duckworth, Hirono and Takano Introduce Legislation to Prevent Atrocities Li…

In remembrance of Japanese Americans who were held in U.S. internment camps during World War II, Senator Tammy Duckworth and Senator Mazie K. Hirono, and Rep. Mark Takano have reintroduced the Korematsu-Takai Civil Liberties Protection Act (S.505/H.R.1288) which prohibits the imprisonment of American citizens based solely on race, religion, nationality, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation,…

Dingell and Upton appeal for bipartisanship at policy forum at UM Ford School

Rep Debbie Dingell, a Democrat (12th District), and Rep Fred Upton (6th District), a Republican, discussed the importance of bipartisanship at a forum on February 18, 2019, at the UM Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy. The two representatives are part of the Problem Solvers caucus–a group that works to create bipartisan cooperation on important policy issues.