Sam Riedel

What the Parkland Teens Get Wrong

Last week, in the buildup to the nationwide March for Our Lives, which drew more than one million participants nationwide, the Guardian’s U.S. desk yielded to a team of special guest editors to guide their coverage. Student editors from the Eagle Eye, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s official newspaper, used the platform to publish a nine-point manifesto for gun reform in America. The editorial was met with overwhelming praise.

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Trump's Newest Disaster: Discharging Transgender People in Active Military Service Citing Ludicrous and Impractical Data

On Wednesday morning, Donald Trump announced that “the United States government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. military.” This decision is the latest in a string of transgender rights rollbacks Trump has initiated since reversing Barack Obama’s directive protecting trans students in February.

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It's Time to Ignore Caitlyn Jenner

At home in her gleaming estate mere days after the Trump administration rescinded guidelines on protecting transgender youth, Caitlyn Jenner donned a pastel-pink blouse and addressed thousands of threatened children who feared for their safety. Her message? “You’re winning.”

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