Poll: voters who reject racism are more energized for 2020 than they were in 2016

Anti-black voters were a highly politically engaged group in 2016. Fourteen months out from the 2020 presidential election, however, it’s those who reject racial stereotypes that are more interested in voting — which could be bad news for President Donald Trump.

According to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll, 82 percent of people who reject anti-black ideas said they were strongly interested in voting, up from 70 percent in 2016. In comparison, 75 percent of anti-black voters expressed a strong interest in voting in 2020.

The poll comes as Trump has been under fire for his divisive rhetoric. Last month, he …

Vox Sentences: Planned Parenthood loses funding

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Planned Parenthood withdraws from Title X funding so it can keep referring patients for abortions; an attack in Afghanistan leaves some worried of more violence if the US pulls out.


Planned Parenthood rejects Title X funding

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  • Planned Parenthood has decided to reject Title X funding rather than complying with a new Trump administration