Donald Trump's continued insistance that teachers be armed to prevent more school shootings completely misses the mark.
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Time is running out. While President Trump set March as the official deadline for ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, every day Dreamers—undocumented immigrants who came to this country as children and could be eligible for DACA—are being deported.
As the House was gutting the Affordable Care Act, Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) and Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) introduced the Nurse Staffing Standards for Hospital Patient Safety and Quality Care Act of 2017. Write your members of Congress now and urge them to support safe staffing levels for nurses and health professionals.
The Koch brothers, the DeVos family and other wealthy, anti-union corporate interests are attempting to use the Supreme Court to try to take away our voice and our union.
On April 20, students in over 2000 schools all over the country will walk out of their classrooms in the name of commonsense gun reform – and we will stand united with them.