Keeping Score: NAACP Sues Trump; N.M. Moves to Protect Abortion Access; Biden’s USPS Overhaul

In every issue of Ms., we track research on our progress in the fight for equality, catalogue can’t-miss quotes from feminist voices and keep tabs on the feminist movement’s many milestones. We’re Keeping Score online, too—in in this biweekly round-up.

This week: Chloe Zhao makes Golden Globe history; congresswomen fight for a living wage, and against the death penalty; House passes the Equality Act; Naomi Osaka wins fourth Grand Slam title; White House plans for an eight-year path to citizenship; and more!

When Cops Become Clinic Protesters

Last week in Louisville, an armed police officer joined an anti-abortion protest outside of one of only two remaining abortion clinics in Kentucky.

The Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection spurred several investigations into how police cooperated with rioters. It seems on the local level, too, we are in need of such investigations.

When the thin blue line of the police becomes aligned against upholding the law, injustice prevails.

Table for 12, Please: Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, “The People’s Ambassador”

When President Biden announced Linda Thomas-Greenfield as his pick for U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, he lauded her as a “seasoned and distinguished diplomat with 35 years in the foreign service who never forgot where she came from growing up in segregated Louisiana.”

On Tuesday, the Senate confirmed Thomas-Greenfield by a vote of 78-20, marking a return to a career of foreign service where she excels.