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Happy 4713

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In the Year of the Ram, Young Democrats across the country wish you good health, fortune and prosperity. The Ram is a great year and those born under its sign are known to be are wise, gentle and compassionate. But also tough and firm in their opinions. As Democrats, these are qualities we particularly value - be it compassion for those in our communities or the strength to stand by our ideals.

On the 42nd anniverary of Roe v. Wade

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January 22, 2015 marked the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade the Supreme Court decision that established a woman's right to legally choose an abortion. I wrote an op-ed for The Hill reflecting on how 42 years later access to reproductive health care has been restricted more and more especially with a newly GOP controlled US Senate.

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Roe at 42: Stripping Away Its Promise

By Atima Omara, President, Young Democrats of America

On President Obama's Executive Order on Immigration Reform

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After the President Obama issued an executive order would prevent the deportation of at least 5 million immigrations who have been in the United States for at least five years and protect those immigrants brought here when they were small children. I wrote an op-ed for the Huffington Post

I want to re-share this article to shed some humanity on the immigration story, as the daughter of immigrants myself, and also encourage people who care about this issue to reach out to their Members of Congress to finally take action.

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