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Now that the GOP has failed to pass the #AHCA, it's time to be bold and pass Medicare For All. No more underinsured… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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Our own State Senator just passed a bill to use CA tax money to "investigate" this conspiracy theory. twitter.com/hangthebankers…

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Dakota Access pipeline: ING sells stake in major victory for divestment push theguardian.com/us-news/2017/m…

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Rec and Park’s Garbage Can Removal Campaign Proceeds Apace – And Here’s the Result sfcitizen.com/blog/2017/03/2… pic.twitter.com/LGDWrQjuUn

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Any good takes that aren't spiteful of young people start appearing we'll know what happened twitter.com/kurteichenwald…

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While Dems push for new Cold War, #Russia recently cut military budget. Bipartisan pro war stance is destroying US. twitter.com/kylegriffin1/s…

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If NL had a broken elections system like the US, fascists might have won. Multi party system was critical. twitter.com/davidcnswanson…

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All the details on the two proposals, which will be presented at @sfplanning commission today:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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happy Ides of March, beware your local senators

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Happy Pride! Green Response to Supreme Court Decisions

After Wednesday's historic Supreme Court rulings legalizing same-sex marriage in CA, and overturning part of DOMA, the Green Party put out a press release praising the decisions.  But after this weekend's celebrations, there's still much work to be done, as New York Green Drew Langdon acknowledged:

We commit to continue the struggle because we understand that equality means more than marriage equality. The struggle continues, as we work to make full protections for our transgender siblings a reality. The struggle continues as we ensure that every LGBTQI person has enough food to eat, a roof over their heads, and the proper care for a healthy life. The struggle continues as we work to ensure the basic dignity and human rights that we all deserve.

The Green Shadow Cabinet also put out a statement responding to the Supreme Court's overturning of a key part of the Voting Rights Act.  Here are a few quotes from their full statement on the VRA:

The Supreme Court ruling removes the last remnants of protection for poor and minority voters and will openly invite new and creative ways to repress the most vulnerable people in our society.

What the Supreme Court should have done is expand the principles of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 into the emerging Jim Crow states of Ohio, Indiana, and Pennsylvania.

The Green Party thinks we need far stronger protections than those that had been guaranteeed by the Voting Rights Act, including an acknowledgement of everybody's right to vote and have your vote counted, and fair access to run as a candidate.