Welcome to Friday! Get ready for the weekend with these Daily Links…
This piece explains how the Republican health bill will affect sexual assault survivors. Yesterday, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass a repeal of the Affordable Care Act. The repeal could deny insurance coverage to millions of Americans, including those with “pre-existing conditions” (some examples are anxiety, depression, cancer, anorexia, pregnancy, and being trans). Now the bill is headed to the Senate. —Upasna Barath
Here’s a good breakdown of what happens when an undocumented person is detained by immigration authorities. As immigration laws become increasingly hostile, it’s important to hear these real-life experiences.
This essay, by writer Jason Parham, explains what the recent police killing of Jordan Edwards reveals for black Americans. —Diamond Sharp ♦