In the News

Here is some stuff in the news today...

[Content Note: War on agency] Today is the 40th anniversary of the Hyde Amendment, and Rewire has got you covered from a number of different angles.

Um, okay. "Debate commission: Trump had audio 'issues'." Except, read the not-even-fine print: "'Regarding the first debate, there were issues regarding Donald Trump's audio that affected the sound level in the debate hall,' the commission said in a statement." In the debate hall is an important detail that will almost certainly get immediately lost.

Good grief: "Trump Foundation lacks the certification required for charities that solicit money." Of course it does. Because nothing this guy does is decent or legit.

[CN: Homophobia] "Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore suspended for rest of term." Sounds about right.

[CN: Rape culture; sexual assault; self-harm] "Nate Parker, director of the film The Birth of a Nation, says he does not feel guilty about a rape allegation levied against him in 1999, in a taped interview with 60 Minutes to air on Sunday." By way of reminder: He harassed the woman who accused him of rape and she later took her own life. He seems nice.

This new Hillary Clinton campaign ad, featuring her lifelong friend Betsy Ebeling, is great, and he section of this video where Ebeling talks about people negating Clinton's goodness is so powerful.

Omggggggg: "The Day Hillary Clinton Won My Heart." I just exploded into a million cartoon hearts!

Omggggggg Part Two: "103 year-old Ruline just cast her early vote for Hillary: 'I never thought I would vote for a woman.'" Pass the Kleenex please and thank you!

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