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Stand up for equality: Vote Yes on 3

Boston, MA - 9/16/2018 - Hundreds gather in Copley Square for a Vote Yes on 3 rally regarding Transgender laws in Massachusetts. (Michael Swensen for The Boston Globe) Topic: (metro)

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The Globe editorial board urges a vote for yes on 3 to affirm equal rights protections for transgender individuals in Massachusetts.


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Rolling back the 2017 tax cuts and deregulations would threaten to return the nation — and the state — to the economic doldrums.


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The Trump administration’s eagerness to whitewash an ally’s apparent extrajudicial killing of a critic is appalling but not surprising.

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