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  • Op-Ed
    Celebrating Biden’s First Year Judges
    December 23, 2021 10:11 am | By75043

    Celebrating Biden’s First Year Judges

    This op-ed was distributed by Trice Edney Newswire. Could you use some good news at the end of this very challenging year? I have some great news. President Joe Biden and the Democratic-controlled Senate have done a fantastic job nominating…

  • Op-Ed
    Defending a Democracy in Flames
    December 16, 2021 4:20 pm | By75043

    Defending a Democracy in Flames

    This op-ed was distributed by Trice Edney Newswire. I woke up this morning with my mind stayed on freedom. And how we can preserve it. Our freedom is threatened. We all need to be paying attention and preparing to take…

  • Op-Ed
    Right Wing Judges Put Millions’ Rights and Access to Health Care at Risk
    December 3, 2021 5:18 am | By75043

    Right Wing Judges Put Millions’ Rights and Access to Health Care at Risk

    This op-ed was distributed by Trice Edney Newswire. The political and legal movement to criminalize abortion in the U.S. is on the brink of its biggest victory in 50 years. Most at risk are those who are already among the…

  • Op-Ed
    USA TODAY: Charlottesville sends message to the hearts of Americans from the heart of the old Confederacy
    November 30, 2021 2:11 pm | By75043

    USA TODAY: Charlottesville sends message to the hearts of Americans from the heart of the old Confederacy

    On November 26, 2021, People For the American Way President Ben Jealous published the following op-ed in USA Today: The 2017 violence that erupted in Charlottesville, Virginia, has, for the past four years, made the city shorthand for white supremacist…

  • Op-Ed
    Giving Thanks
    November 19, 2021 5:52 pm | By75043

    Giving Thanks

    This op-ed was distributed by Trice Edney Newswire. “In everything give thanks.” That Bible verse can be hard to put into practice. Just by being alive we can be sure of having moments of sadness as well as happiness. When…

  • Op-Ed
    Investing In American People And Communities
    November 16, 2021 10:17 am | By75043

    Investing In American People And Communities

    This op-ed was distributed by Trice Edney Newswire. President Joe Biden and the Democratic Congress have come through with a $1.2 trillion infrastructure package—something the previous president repeatedly promised but never delivered. The plan will bring much-needed investments to American…

  • Op-Ed
    Lesson for Democrats in Virginia Defeat: Give Voters Something to Vote For
    November 5, 2021 11:10 am | By75043

    Lesson for Democrats in Virginia Defeat: Give Voters Something to Vote For

    This op-ed was distributed by Trice Edney Newswire. Election Day in Virginia was a major defeat for the Democratic Party. It could signal a much bigger disaster in 2022 if Democratic officials do not learn the right lessons and do…

  • Op-Ed
    Senate Republicans Block This Generation’s Voting Rights Act: Will President Biden Meet the Challenge?
    November 1, 2021 2:22 pm | By75043

    Senate Republicans Block This Generation’s Voting Rights Act: Will President Biden Meet the Challenge?

    This op-ed was distributed by Trice Edney Newswire. Across the country, Republican state legislators have been busy imposing new voting restrictions and devising corrupt redistricting schemes to give their party more power than they could win under a fair system.…

  • Op-Ed
    Virginia: Don’t Go Back Down the Trump Road with Youngkin
    October 27, 2021 5:21 pm | By51279

    Virginia: Don’t Go Back Down the Trump Road with Youngkin

    Days away from a critical election in which Virginians will select their next governor, the stakes could not be higher: Glenn Youngkin is a right-wing candidate whose ascendance to the governorship would trigger another Trumpian disaster. Youngkin himself has said…

  • Op-Ed
    The Far-Right Political Playbook Is a Threat to Our Health, Our Schools, and Our Democracy
    October 22, 2021 3:43 pm | By75043

    The Far-Right Political Playbook Is a Threat to Our Health, Our Schools, and Our Democracy

    This op-ed was distributed by Trice-Edney Newswire. The New York Times recently reported that the public health system in the United States may be less prepared for the next pandemic than it was for the current one. Given everything we…

  • Op-Ed
    A Politician’s Shameless Bigotry
    October 14, 2021 5:50 pm | By75043

    A Politician’s Shameless Bigotry

    This op-ed was distributed by Trice Edney Newswire. There’s an old saying about bullies: they can dish it out, but they can’t take it. Witness North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson. He abuses his position of authority to insult and…

  • Op-Ed
    Why I Went to Jail on October 5
    October 12, 2021 11:23 am | By75043

    Why I Went to Jail on October 5

    This op-ed was distributed by Trice Edney Newswire. Sometimes friends have to hold friends accountable. That’s why I got arrested outside the White House on Oct. 5. I was there with other civil rights and religious leaders to call on President…

  • Op-Ed
    Local Governments Can Lead in Public Safety Movement
    October 1, 2021 3:47 pm | By75043

    Local Governments Can Lead in Public Safety Movement

    This op-ed was distributed by Trice Edney Newswire. Negotiations on a federal police reform bill have collapsed because Congressional Republicans are willing to stand in the way of lifesaving changes to policing. It is time for state and local governments to…

  • Op-Ed
    Biden’s Promise for Diverse Judges and Federal Court Diversity
    September 23, 2021 1:58 pm | By75043

    Biden’s Promise for Diverse Judges and Federal Court Diversity

    This op-ed was distributed by Trice Edney Newswire. One of the most important reasons to vote Donald Trump out of the White House was to stop him from packing our federal courts with even more anti-voting-rights, anti-equality, pro-corporate judges. Stopping the flood of…

  • Op-Ed
    Pass the Freedom to Vote Act
    September 20, 2021 2:12 pm | By75043

    Pass the Freedom to Vote Act

    This op-ed was distributed by Trice Edney Newswire. Time is running out to protect the right to vote in 2022 and beyond. Republican-controlled state legislatures have imposed new voting restrictions. They are getting ready to create more safe congressional seats for…

  • Op-Ed
    Virginia Voters’ Choice: Forward with Voting Rights Champ for Governor or Backward With Team Trump
    September 10, 2021 1:49 pm | By75043

    Virginia Voters’ Choice: Forward with Voting Rights Champ for Governor or Backward With Team Trump

    This op-ed was distributed by Trice Edney Newswire. Virginia’s voters will pick the state’s next governor in November. The choice couldn’t be clearer, and neither could the national implications of this race in a bellwether state. Not only is the Virginia…

  • Op-Ed
    THE HILL: Texas, abortion and the tyranny of the shadow docket
    September 7, 2021 3:00 pm | By28186

    THE HILL: Texas, abortion and the tyranny of the shadow docket

    This op-ed was posted in The Hill on September 6, 2021. If there was any doubt about the growing menace of the federal courts’ “shadow docket,” the Supreme Court’s disastrous and opaque ruling allowing an unconstitutional abortion ban to go…

  • Op-Ed
    A Red Flag on the West Coast
    September 2, 2021 5:07 pm | By75043

    A Red Flag on the West Coast

    This op-ed was distributed by Trice Edney Newswire. In just a few days, California will wrap up its recall election targeting Governor Gavin Newsom, a scheme orchestrated by a Far Right still seething over the Big Lie. At first glance…

  • Op-Ed
    THE NATION: It’s Time for Biden to Lead on Voting Rights
    August 26, 2021 2:41 pm | By75043

    THE NATION: It’s Time for Biden to Lead on Voting Rights

    This op-ed was posted in The Nation on August 26, 2021. Senate Republicans have just reaffirmed their shameless resistance to protecting voting rights through the use of the filibuster. This time, they are preventing the Senate from moving forward on…

  • Op-Ed
    President Biden: You Must Do More to Protect Voting Rights
    August 26, 2021 2:34 pm | By75043

    President Biden: You Must Do More to Protect Voting Rights

    This op-ed was distributed by Trice Edney Newswire. I was proud to work hard for the election of President Joe Biden. And I was proud to protest outside the Biden White House on Aug. 24. Along with other voting rights…