Los Angeles folks: I believe that we all need to be a LOT more worried about Rick Caruso's candidacy. We're on the verge of allowing a Trumpian, anti-abortion billionaire to buy our city government. And he can do it this June, in the primary, if we don't stop him. Thread:
A guide to voter guides! This election season we've put together a list of all the endorsements, explainers, and other efforts to demystify LA voting that smart people have made. These are what we'll be using to make our own voting decisions
Sen. Chris Murphy delivers remarks on Uvalde, Texas elementary school shooting: “What are we doing? What are we doing?…This only happens in this country and nowhere else. Nowhere else do little kids go to school thinking that they might be shot that day."
a reminder not to donate to huge orgs like Planned Parenthood rn — they don’t need it, abortion funds working on the ground do.
here’s a list of funds, with those in the states most hostile to abortion rights first:
As we’ve warned, SCOTUS isn’t just coming for abortion - they’re coming for the right to privacy Roe rests on, which includes gay marriage + civil rights.
Manchin is blocking Congress codifying Roe. House has seemingly forgotten about Clarence Thomas. These 2 points must change
Congress must pass legislation that codifies Roe v. Wade as the law of the land in this country NOW. And if there aren’t 60 votes in the Senate to do it, and there are not, we must end the filibuster to pass it with 50 votes.
Zelensky today: “You are asking me how’s the situation on the front line … there’s a front line everywhere. A few small towns just don’t exist anymore. And this is a tragedy. They are just gone. And people are also gone. They are gone forever. So we are all on the front line.“
This is Anastasiia Yalanskaya 🇺🇦
She was killed yesterday, just outside Kyiv, delivering supplies to a dog shelter that was without food for 3 days
The car she was in was targeted at close range
Yalanskaya stayed behind in Kyiv to volunteer as everyone fled around her