Local Teens Weigh in on Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh

After the Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court, Richmond Pulse reporters talked to local high school students to get some of their reactions to the hearings, accusations, and confirmation. Responses varied greatly, with some in support of Kavanaugh while others denounced him. “When people do speak up, they’re often shamed or slandered, which makes […]

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Activists call on courts for action on DACA and DAPA

In November 2014, President Obama announced an expanded version of his Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and a new program (DAPA) permitting the relief for the undocumented parents of U.S. born children or permanent residents. But after two courts in Texas challenged the programs as unconstitutional, the case will now be taken up by the Federal Supreme Court. What does […]

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After SCOTUS victory, the fight is far from over

Merced College student Jacqueline Hernandez explains why, even after the Supreme Court ruled that marriage is a constitutional right for same sex couples, there is still much work to do. Being gay in a homophobic culture is only one factor in her experience of discrimination – she knows that, for other minorities, marriage is the least of their problems. “I have to question, as a queer […]

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