2020 Dems Lean on Myth of Marijuana-Incarceration Link

Marijuana legalization features prominently in 2020 Democrats’ criminal justice reform plans, but many repeat the common misbelief that the drug plays a major role in mass incarceration.

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Justice Democrats-Endorsed Candidate Wants to Disarm Police

A congressional candidate, who is endorsed by the same progressive group that backed Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) and Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) in 2018, recently called to disarm police officers.

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BEASTMODE: Londoner Berates Hypocrite Climate Protesters

Angry Londoners ripped into Extinction Rebellion members blocking their train this week as part of an ill-advised climate change protest.

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San Francisco Expands Travel Ban to Pro-Life States

San Francisco expanded its city-funded travel and contracting bans to 22 states with pro-life laws.

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Beto Says He Would Send Cops to Collect People’s Guns

Beto O’Rourke (D., Texas) said during a Tuesday appearance on MSNBC’s Morning Joe that he would send law enforcement to people’s homes to seize their guns if they did not turn them in under his proposed mandatory buyback scheme.

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Beto Promises ‘Other Consequences’ for Those Who Don’t Turn In Guns

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke during Tuesday’s primary debate promised “other consequences” for Americans who choose not to turn in their firearms under his gun confiscation plan.

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Warren: 2020 Dems Support Billionaires Because They Oppose Wealth Tax

Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) said almost everyone in the 2020 Democratic field believe “it’s more important to protect billionaire” because they refuse to back the wealth tax during the Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday.

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Regulation Requiring Doctors To Perform Gender Transition Surgeries and Abortions

A federal judge struck down a regulation that would have required medical providers receiving federal funding to perform abortions and gender transition surgeries regardless of their personal beliefs, a major victory for religious liberty advocates.

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Demand Justice, Opponent of SCOTUS Shortlists, Releases SCOTUS Shortlist

Demand Justice, an activist group that pushes for progressive judicial appointments, released a shortlist of potential Supreme Court nominees for Democrats should they win the Senate and presidency in 2020.

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LeBron James: Houston Rockets GM Was Not ‘Educated’ On Hong Kong

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James on Monday said Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey’s tweet supporting pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong was “misinformed or not really educated on the situation.”

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‘The View’ Hosts Call for ‘Purge’ of NBC Execs

The hosts of ABC’s The View expressed shock Monday at how NBC executives are have dodged retribution for their behavior in various #MeToo sex scandals.

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Facing Controversy, Liberals Use Gun Control As a Shield

During a press conference last Thursday, reporters pressed Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr about the NBA’s attempts to suppress support for Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters. Asked if China’s human rights abuses have come up during his visits to the country on behalf of the NBA, Kerr said they had not—and went on to decry America’s “record of human rights abuses,” pointing to gun rights as an example.

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Pennsylvania Unions End Membership Mandates

Some of Pennsylvania’s most powerful labor unions have removed a key hurdle for workers who wish to resign their membership following a series of class action lawsuits.

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The Clap Is Back

Rates of syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia infection have continued to rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

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Climate Change Reporting Website Obscures Its Funding With Dark Money Network

A climate change reporting website that demands transparency from energy companies and pro-market groups is itself a creation of a dark money network of left-wing foundations and donors.

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2020 Dems on LGBTQ…and T Again

Democratic presidential candidates held a town hall on LGBTQ issues on Thursday night with most candidates focusing on transgender rights. 

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Portland Trail Blazers Join Boycott Against Israel

The Portland Trail Blazers announced that they have severed relations with a company that does business with Israel following a pressure campaign by activists tied to the anti-Semitic Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement.

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Virginia Dems Turn Down Money to Combat Gun Crime to Stick It to ICE

Virginia turned down hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal money used to combat gun crime in 2018, rather than comply with federal immigration authorities, according to documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

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Climate Group Apologizes To Black Lives Matter For Its Previous Public Apology

The Washington, D.C., chapter of a climate activism group issued an apology to Black Lives Matter for “eroding trust with our black and brown allies” at a September protest.

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Planned Parenthood Announces $45 Million Push for 2020

In the midst of internal turmoil, Planned Parenthood announced a $45 million spending binge to defeat Republicans in 2020 by targeting specific swing states and focusing on state-level races.

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