The House did not have nearly enough votes to correct its massive mistakes when the chamber returned to Springfield on June 16.
Opinion: "Much of America’s Black history has been covered up to make slavery seem less abominable."
"The Anti-Defamation League surveyed 2,251 folks and found that 64% of LGBTQ+ folks experienced online hate and harassment."
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A mom finding the courage to ask for a hand. A neighbor lending it. A kid knowing the beauty of a grown-up’s time and affection. Joy taking root where tremendous grief also lives.
Opinion: "It’s a shame that bipartisan bills like these are so rare on issues of this magnitude."
Opinion: "Gallup poll shows 158 million around the world, including 40 million in Latin America, would like to come here. A fraction of that could destroy us, of course."
Unhealthy habits like being sedentary and consuming sugar are easy to perform and immediately satisfying. This changes us physically as damages accumulate and emotionally as behaviors shape our identity.
Episode 15: The hosts discuss a widely shared meme on social media titled "7 Rules of Life." Is this list useful, and does the advice offer a path to living an ethical life.
Opinion: We never see the entirety of another person's life. All we ever have is an interpretation based on partial information, and it is up to us what part of that information we will focus on.
The LGTBQ+ community has made strides over the years for recognition and protection of their rights
The Democrats’ sprawling voting rights bill, known on Capitol Hill as HR 1, is dead.
Opinion: "If a massive conspiracy has been hiding the truth for decades, the conspirators are hardly going to disclose the details just because Congress says so."
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