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Too often particular groups of people set to benefit from immigration reform are lost in the midst of the debate over how to fix the broken system.

Among the classes of people frequently overlooked in the context of immigration reform are those in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community. The infographic below, from the Center for American Progress, demonstrates how thousands of undocumented LGBT individuals would greatly benefit from the Senate’s immigration reform—which is currently stalled in the House at least for the remainder of the year.

 

LGBT Immigration Reform Infographic 1

LGBT Immigration Reform Infographic 2

To read more on the infographic, visit the Center for American Progress.

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) opted to appear at the National Rifle Association convention in Houston, Texas on Friday after multiple Republican lawmakers backed out of making public appearances in wake of the Uvalde school shooting.

Now, Cruz is facing deep scrutiny not only for attending the conference but also for his remarks praising firearms. During the convention, Cruz also offered a number of reasons he believes are to blame for the shooting other than guns.

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A Georgia gun manufacturer is facing scrutiny for its disturbing ad shared just days prior to the mass school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.

According to HuffPost, on May 16, Daniel Defense —a firearm company that manufactures AR-15-style semi-automatic rifles like the one Salvador Ramos, the 18-year-old shooter who fatally shot two teachers and 19 students— posted an image of a young child holding an assault rifle.

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