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• Economic Justice: Prosperity should be accessible to everyone, not merely the few....
• Civil Rights: Every individual's civil rights must be protected; discrimination and harassment based on race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or physical and developmental ability should be
• Health Care: Every individual should have affordable, quality health care.
• Education: It is essential that we invest in quality public education for all.
• Environment: We must commit to restoring and protecting our environment.
• Reproductive Freedom: Women and men - not politicians - deserve the right to make personal decisions about their reproductive health in accordance with their own personal and moral beliefs.
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Defining the Roberts Court’s Legacy: The 2014-2015 Supreme Court Docket
Americans have watched this Court upend decades-old precedent on voting rights, abortion access, workplace discrimination, religious liberties, and forced arbitration.
This year will be a test for the Court. Will it help everyday Americans or continue on its path of judicial overreach that has undermined the civil rights of consumers, racial minorities, and women?