The Long Island Activists are shocked and dismayed by the most recent outbreak of violence between Israel and Palestine and remain gravely concerned by the continued use of disproportionate force by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) against mostly peaceful Palestinian demonstrators in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. While no Israelis were killed or injured…

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For Immediate Release: May 24th 2018 STAND UP FOR WOMEN’S RIGHTS – WE WILL NOT BECOME HANDMAIDS! Massapequa , N.Y.—Hobby Lobby, a company that, with a ruling by the Supreme Court, can restrict a womans access to birth control based on the company’s religious beliefs, is opening two new stores on Long Island.  Women from…

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Newsday – Updated March 5, 2018 3:52 PM DAILY POINT What’s behind this endorsement By Rita Ciolli and Mark Chiusano Liuba Grechen Shirley’s failure to secure the Working Families Party endorsement in her fight to unseat GOP incumbent Rep. Peter King has many subplots. Those who see the world through the prism of Suffolk Democratic leader Rich…

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Liberal activists are watching warily to see if Schumer can deliver protections for immigrants brought illegally to the U.S. as children. By Emily Ngo and Matthew Chayes Updated February 6, 2018 6:26 PM Two weeks ago, progressive activists protested after Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer agreed to end a government shutdown with only a promise…

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Good afternoon and welcome to The Point! Long Island’s congressional representations Thomas Suozzi, Kathleen Rice, Updated February 6, 2018 4:12 PM DAILY POINT Today in Long Island congressional politics Joshua Sauberman, a former policy analyst at the United Nations who has funded documentaries about inequality, is hoping to give freshman Democratic Rep. Tom Suozzi a…

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By Christine Chung and Rachelle Blidner Newsday Updated August 13, 2017 10:59 PM Long Islanders came out by the hundreds yesterday to show their solidarity with the Charlottesville, Virginia, demonstrators who clashed with white supremacist and neo-Nazi organizations over the weekend. They lined both sides of a busy intersection at Route 110 and Jericho Turnpike…

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East End Beacon – Posted by Beth Young • July 28, 2017  Donald Trump drew angry crowds both for and against his candidacy when he came to Patchogue in April 2016, before he was the presumptive presidential nominee. His speech that day was held blocks away from where Ecuadorian immigrant Marcelo Lucero was stabbed to…

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CBS 4 New York – July 28, 2017 at 7:25 pm BRENTWOOD, N.Y.  — Protesters and supporters gathered outside Suffolk County Community College where President Donald Trump spoke Friday afternoon about the violent MS-13 street gang. Protesters chanted “Hey, hey. Ho, ho. Donald Trump has got to go,” and “No hate, no fear, immigrants are…

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