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Far-right extremists are deathly afraid of the growing progressivism among American youth and will undertake any measures to maintain the status quo and keep the power to legislate policies that are based in hatred, bigotry, and xenophobia.
All moral debate aside, women have a strict legal right to abortion that states have been using their regulatory power to encroach upon. Perhaps the Supreme Court should take up this Mississippi case and set clear protections for women once and for all.
We are the generation that can and will change our nation for the better -- we saw it two weeks ago -- but we need to take that momentum and redouble our efforts to not only the fight for LGBTQ equality, but also for racial and gender equality.
Truth: Millennials don't vote in off-year elections. Conversely, in momentous elections -- like in 2008 -- get-out-the-vote campaigns aimed at youth voters are extremely effective. Which leads me to one question: how do we get my generation to turn out in local and off-year elections?
It is becoming increasingly difficult for young people to find jobs, and those who do manage to find them are often working part time when they need full time paychecks.