What We Missed

Friday was the one year anniversary of the passage of SB 1070, the much-opposed anti-immigrant Arizona legislation. Seth Freed Wessler at Colorlines talks about the anniversary and how the biggest problem facing immigrant communities today isn’t actually these state bills–it’s the federal government’s policies.

Texas law makers are trying to roll back a law in the state that allows transgender people to marry.

Our very own Chloe Angyal is speaking in NYC on Wednesday in a blogger/author dialogue with Cara Hoffman, author of So Much Pretty. Details here.

A new tactic in the growing field of anti-choice legislation that patronizes women and interferes with medical practice: requiring doctors to offer women a print out of the ultrasound photo pre-procedure.

A Michigan lawmaker thinks foster kids don’t deserve new clothes because he “‘never had anything new,’ Caswell says. ‘I got all the hand-me-downs.'” He wants to mandate that their clothing come from thrift stores by issuing gift certificates to Salvation Army and Goodwill instead of money for clothes to be used anywhere.

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