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Pro-choice activists aim to shut down church’s tour business

NYC Abortion Rights, a grassroots coalition which defends reproductive rights, claims that ever month over 200 church members heckle patients entering a nearby Planned Parenthood, located at 26 Bleecker Street.

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Pro-Choice activists protest cathedral that holds “anti-abortion mass”

The first Saturday of every month, the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral holds a Witness for Life mass that is followed by a procession to the clinic.

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Activist rally to ban poisonous pesticides in New York City Parks

 If the bill, which has been pending since April,  is successfully passed, city agencies must move to use biological pesticides, which are known to be less toxic and more effective than synthetic pesticides. 

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Gender neutral Latinx gets push back from some Latinos in the U.S.

“Latinx” aims to break with Spanish’s inherent gender binary. 

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The Bronx struggles with healthcare ranking

For the past 10 years, Bronx county has been ranked last out of all the New York counties in terms of health. They are ranked at 62, while its neighbor Manhattan is ranked at 5 and Queens 8.

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CUNY gender non-conforming students and staff want City Council support

Despite the passage of anti-discrimination laws such as the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA), this year, many needs of TGNCNB community, which hovers around 0.6% of all 798,00 adults living in New York, were still being overlooked.

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Tensions Run High in Glendale, Queens Over Planned Homeless Shelter

At a recent community meeting residents aggressively yelled out of anger, one woman threatening to “burn the place down” if the shelter arises.

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Florida Crossroads

The staff of Pavement Pieces spent three days reporting stories in Florida, a state that is in the crossroads of […]

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The Supreme Court holds DACA hearing

The Supreme Court held a hearing on DACA yesterday to decide the fate of 700,000 people who bought to this […]

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Living in the city of dreams means some adults must seek roommates

The trend of older renters or homeowners sharing their homes with younger adults has caught on.