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Issues

Women’s Rights

The Equal Rights Amendment is not federally ratified. Paid parental leave is not a mandatory employer benefit by law. The wage gap has not been closed. Reproductive freedom and our bodily autonomy are constantly under attack.  The Violence Against Women …

Mandatory Vaccinations

Lauren supports a mandatory vaccination schedule with rare exemptions made for medical or public health reasons. Loose opt-out rules endanger the public at large and create deadly risks for those, such as young children, unable to receive a vaccination.

Housing as a Human Right

Lauren fully endorses the Homes Guarantee (HomesGuarantee.com) which boldly champions housing as a human right.  Universal rent control, a social housing zoning law, proactive protections of public housing are all included in this comprehensive plan.  Lauren also specifically supports the …

People Over Corporations

We want American commerce to succeed, but it should not be at the community’s cost.   Experts cite the lack of regulations in the financial sector as one of the main causes of the financial collapse in 2008.  Lauren firmly believes …

Immigration Justice

Lauren stands with immigrants of all faiths, creeds and origins while supporting immigration reform with a path to citizenship, and endorses the Dream Act of 2017. Lauren believes our current immigration laws are tied to xenophobia, and that crossing our …

Gun Control

Lauren supports universal background checks for every single gun sale no matter the model or venue of the sale (close all loopholes) and also for ammunition. Assault weapons, high-capacity magazines and bump stocks should be banned, as these weapons should …

Marijuana Legalization

Legalizing marijuana federally to allow for both medical and recreational use (albeit with restrictions similar to alcohol), and releasing those who have been incarcerated for marijuana-related crimes would begin to undo the racism-based war on drugs in our society.  The …

Economic Inequality

Our society has inherited systemic ways in which it prevents people from improving their economic stances.  For example, university is unaffordable and many students graduate with loans that they may never pay off. Minimum wage at 40 hours per week …