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Solidarity with Salvadoran Immigrants

The American Solidarity Party is deeply saddened by the decision to revoke Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for nearly 200,000 nationals of El Salvador. That nation has been struck by numerous disasters since the initial 2001 designation. We additionally are alarmed by the humanitarian implications of returning so many people to a country that is still…

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Tax Code Changes: Reform or Deform?

President Trump has just signed into law the most sweeping changes to the U.S. Tax Code in a generation. While there are some things to praise, the American Solidarity Party is deeply concerned that other changes will damage the common good, and that such far-reaching policy decisions were made without any attempt to reach across…

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Humane Politics and the Alabama Election

In Doug Jones’s narrow victory in the Senate race, the people of Alabama did not so much win as the cynical politics of ends justifying the means lost. The testimony of women victimized by Roy Moore was vindicated, and Black voters spoke out loudly despite recent measures taken by the state to suppress their votes….

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Net Neutrality and Equal Access

As a small third party, we know what it’s like to be blocked and throttled by the behemoths in charge. Still, we believe that our ideas make us great—and, we aim to compete in the marketplace based on the content of our ideas. Not our ability to curry favor. Not access to the pipes. Net…

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Question: When does a so-called “tax cut” actually “pay for” giveaways to corporate shareholders?

Answer: When it is actually a stealth repeal-but-no-replace of the Affordable Care Act. The Senate is considering tax law changes that will add at least $1.4 trillion to the national deficit over the next 10 years. While some of the changes would help middle class families, such as fixing certain marriage penalties in the Tax…

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Pro-Life Politics in a Broken Culture

The current political environment forces us to make impossible, gut-wrenching choices. Over and over again. As if the 2016 presidential election wasn’t bad enough, the nightmare recurs throughout the country. The U.S Senate race in Alabama is one of the clearer examples. There, voters who believe that a candidate preyed on young girls will vote…

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Solidarity with Puerto Rico

A humanitarian crisis is unfolding on the island of Puerto Rico. Our fellow Americans, already reeling from the buffeting winds of numerous hurricanes and tropical storms, are experiencing a truly incredible level of destruction to the infrastructure necessary for a secure and safe existence. Millions of American citizens have been left without access to water,…

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Statement on DACA

The American Solidarity Party calls on President Trump and Congress to work diligently and quickly to pass legislation guaranteeing a path to United States citizenship for eligible “Dreamers” – immigrants who were brought to this country illegally as children.   Called ‘Dreamers’, these are students, lawyers, non-profit pioneers, human resource directors, police officers, teachers, parents,…

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On the Pardon of Sheriff Arpaio

The American Solidarity party stands for the rule of law, the dignity of all, and the use of the legal system to promote and protect that human dignity. This fundamental stance forces us to speak out against the Presidential pardon of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joseph Arpaio. This pardon promotes and protects unlawful discrimination. The…

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