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Heather Heyer Remembered By Lawmakers, Activists On Charlottesville Anniversary

Heather Heyer Remembered By Lawmakers, Activists On Charlottesville AnniversaryPoliticians and activists shared tributes to Heather Heyer on Sunday, honoring



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Saudi Arabia Expels Canadian Envoy After Calls to Free Detained Human Rights Activists

Saudi Arabia Expels Canadian Envoy After Calls to Free Detained Human Rights ActivistsThe Canadian government urged Saudi authorities to release detained activists



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Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador after criticism of arrest of women’s rights activists

Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador after criticism of arrest of women’s rights activistsSaudi Arabia has given the Canadian ambassador to the kingdom 24 hours to leave after Ottawa criticised the arrest of women’s rights activists in the ultra-conservative country. The Saudi foreign ministry also said it was freezing “all new business” between the two states and had withdrawn its own ambassador. “Any other attempt to interfere with our internal affairs from Canada means that we are allowed to interfere in Canada’s internal affairs,” it declared in an extraordinary statement on Sunday night.



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‘We Are Not A Number’: Black Activists Protest At Progressive Convention

‘We Are Not A Number’: Black Activists Protest At Progressive ConventionNEW ORLEANS ― A group of black activists took the stage at the Netroots Nation



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Portland's Patriot Prayer Rally Could Be Most Violent Since Charlottesville, Activists Say

Portland's Patriot Prayer Rally Could Be Most Violent Since Charlottesville, Activists SayArmed, proto-fascist gangs are set to rally in Portland, Oregon, this weekend,



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Abortion-rights activists brace for new wave of restrictions

Abortion-rights activists brace for new wave of restrictionsNEW YORK (AP) — Abortion-rights advocates are intensifying efforts to make it easier for women to get abortions amid a new wave of state-level bans and restrictions expected to occur under a reconfigured U.S. Supreme Court.



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Gun Rights Activists Defy Court Ruling, Post 3D-Printed Gun Blueprints Online

Gun Rights Activists Defy Court Ruling, Post 3D-Printed Gun Blueprints OnlineGun rights activist groups found a way around the temporary halting of 3D-



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Activists, Lawmakers Of Color Denounce Hard-Line GOP Immigration Bill

Activists, Lawmakers Of Color Denounce Hard-Line GOP Immigration BillA coalition of immigrant rights activists, policy experts and faith leaders



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Celebrities, activists, and Barr react to 'Roseanne' news

Celebrities, activists, and Barr react to 'Roseanne' newsReaction to ABC's cancellation of its hit reboot of "Roseanne" after star Roseanne Barr's racist tweet that referred to former Barack Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett as a product of the Muslim Brotherhood and the "Planet of the Apes":



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Gun control on the ballot as activists seek reform through state initiatives

Gun control on the ballot as activists seek reform through state initiativesSome states will present ballot initiatives on gun law reform in November. Three months after 17 people were killed and 17 injured at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Florida, leading to a national push for reform led by student survivors, the debate has shifted, from Capitol Hill to states across the country. As November’s midterm elections approach, advocates of stricter gun laws hope to place the issue directly into the hands of voters.



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