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A Twist On A Grade School Song Tells Everything You Need To Know About The Terrifying Abortion Bill

In June 2013, Texas Sen. Wendy Davis (D) stood up (literally) for the rights of millions of women by filibustering an anti-abortion bill for over 12 hours. It was amazing. Unfortunately, the bill isn't completely off the table yet. So what's the whole kerfuffle all about? Here, I'll let the bill explain itself.

If you need a refresher of the original "I'm Just A Bill" song, check out the video. To learn more about the story of SB5, the proposed Texas bill, watch a great summary of Wendy Davis' filibuster.

This week, a Supreme Court ruling has acknowledged that, at least for the sake of federal criminal prosecutions, most of the eastern half of Oklahoma belongs to the Muscogee (Creek) Indian Tribe. The ruling enforces treaties made in the 19th century, despite objections from state and federal governments, and upholds the sovereignty of the Muscogee to prosecute crimes committed by tribe members within their own lands.

The U.S. government has a long and storied history of breaking treaties with Native American tribes, and Indigenous communities have suffered greatly because of those broken promises.

Stacy Leeds, a former Cherokee Nation Supreme Court justice and former special district court judge for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, described the ruling in an article on Slate:

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