College Dems Stand With Pregnant Workers

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As a part of the College Democrats of Massachusetts's #Lobby2Win Strategy, we've endorsed the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act. We are currently behind 11 states (including Texas and Alaska) with legislation protecting the rights of pregnant workers. This #ForeverBlueBlog post is written by Jessica Avery, Co-Chair of the Mt. Holyoke College Dems

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Gay Rights- Looking Beyond Marriage

As courts around the country hand down more and more rulings in favor of marriage equality for same-sex couples, it is important to keep in mind that marriage is only one small part of the wider struggle for gay rights and freedoms in the United States.

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Was 2014 the "Year of the Woman?"

This past election, American voters elected an unprecedented number of women to Congress.  For the first time ever, 100 women serve as Representatives and Senators.  But should we celebrate this as a momentous achievement?

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The Militarization of Law Enforcement and the Moneyed Interests Behind It

The gradual militarization of our police has been on a lot of people’s minds recently. A big component of this has been the transfer of military-grade equipment from the Department of Defense to local law enforcement agencies: armored vehicles, armored drones, silencers, automatic weapons, and stun grenades are being stockpiled in the armories of small towns that have no practical use for them. 

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LGBT Representation Matters- in More Ways than One


PRESS RELEASE: Your Voice, Your Vote College Tour with Congressman Joe Kennedy

Why should students vote in the midterm elections? What is really at stake? The College Democrats of Massachusetts invite you to hear from Congressman Kennedy at campuses across the commonwealth about the importance of student activism and why we need to re-elect Democrats this November.

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The Quiet, Right-Wing Radicalism of Republican Charlie Baker

Republican Charlie Baker wants us to forget some of the past positions that he has taken, but Massachusetts voters won't ignore his core right-wing ideology. 

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PRESS RELEASE: CDM Women's Caucus Women to Women Phonebanks Motivate Women Across Massachusetts

Before the flip: College Democrats from across the commonwealth reached out to over 1,750 women this week to talk about is at stake for all women in Massachusetts in this election. 

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PRESS RELEASE: College Dems Partner with BluFund to Encourage Student Engagement

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Before the flip: For the final month of this year’s election cycle, the College Democrats of Massachusetts will be partnering with BluFund.org to increase volunteer recruitment. 

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PRESS RELEASE: College Dems of MA Become the First State Federation of the College Democrats of America to Endorse the People's Climate March

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The College Democrats of Massachusetts join list of participating organizations for world’s largest climate rally, become first College Democrats of America state federation to do so.

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PRESS RELEASE: College Dems of MA Say NO to Casinos in Unison

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The College Democrats of Massachusetts voted unanimously this week to say Yes to Ballot Question #3 and NO to Casinos. 

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