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As a Teen, Emily Joy Was Abused by a Church Youth Leader. Now She’s Leading a Movement to Change Evangelical America.

Mother Jones illustration Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. The #MeToo stories that were flooding Emily Joy’s social feeds for weeks had been nagging at her. Last November, as her own story played on a loop in her mind, she finally texted a group of close friends: “Do I out my high school abuser? Probably, huh?”  Joy’s story is familiar…

On the Border, Trump is Both Cruel and Incompetent

Jorge Garcia hugs his wife and children at Detroit Metro Airport, moments before he boarded a flight to Mexico. Garcia was being deported to Mexico after living in the U.S. for 30 years.Niraj Warikoo/Detroit Free Press via ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. The Border Patrol union says that Donald…

Irish Citizens Are Going #HomeToVote on Abortion And It’s Warming Our Cold, American Hearts

Abortion rights campaigners protesting in London, UKClaire Doherty/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. As Ireland prepares to vote on a historic referendum that could legalize abortion in the deeply Catholic country, Irish citizens are flying home to cast their votes—and they’re using the now-trending hashtag #HomeToVote on social media to talk about it. The Irish…