Each week we will provide you with a rundown of top news stories and must-read articles.

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Undocumented teen denied abortion

This week, an undocumented pregnant teenager in Texas was blocked from getting an abortion while in a federal Department of Health and Human Services shelter. DHHS is now preventing undocumented women from accessing safe abortions and is forcing minors to carry pregnancies to term.

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Muslim ban blocked again

On Tuesday, a district judge blocked the Trump administration from implementing the third iteration of its Muslim Ban. The latest version of the ban still discriminates against Muslims and is just as unconstitutional as the first two.

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FBI fabricates a new domestic terrorist movement

An FBI report that became public this week, names “black identity extremists” as a terror threat. This dangerous categorization of protesters as extremists paves the way for FBI surveillance and profiling of innocent racial justice activists.

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Voter suppression in Wisconsin

Hillary Clinton’s loss in Wisconsin may likely have been the result of the candidate and the campaign. However, there is a startling trend of voter suppression sweeping across states that should not be overlooked. No where is this more striking than in Wisconsin where so many people were disenfranchised by discriminatory voter suppression laws during the 2016 election.  

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