Category Archives: Politics

CNM Community Requests a Sanctuary Statement

January 30, 2017.  By Hilary Broman Senior Staff Reporter Many CNM staff, faculty and students have signed a petition requesting a statement from CNM that clarifies how CNM intends to protect students, faculty and staff from threats, discrimination and harassment that they may face due to the most recent president-elect, as stated in the request. Seamus O’Sullivan, CNM political science

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Bernie Sanders Coming to Abq.

By Whitney Browneller, Staff Reporter Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will lead “The Future to Believe In” Rally this Friday, May 20 and doors open at 5 p.m. at the Albuquerque Convention Center located at 401 2nd St NW Albuquerque NM 87102, according to the official Bernie Sanders campaign site. According to Sanders official press release, the event is free and

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APD protests spark controversy among community

By Rene Thompson, Editor in Chief | Photos by Rene Thompson Demonstrators took to the streets on Tuesday, March 25 and Sunday, March 30 to protest against the Albuquerque Police Department’s use of force and killing of Albuquerque citizens. Specifically James Boyd, who was shot and killed while squatting in the Northeast Heights Foot Hills at Copper Trailhead, on March

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Argument for the ban

By Daniel Montano, Managing Editor | Photo from PROLIFEWITNESS.ORG President of Students for Life UNM, Samantha Serrano, said one thing is at stake with the proposed ballot measure: the lives of children. Serrano believes that life begins at conception, even if the child is not able to survive outside of the womb at that time, and that abortion ends a human

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Battle of the ban; The late-term abortion issue heats up in Albuquerque

By Daniel Montaño, Managing Editor With one week left until the votes are done being cast in Albuquerque’s contentious late-term abortion ban ballot measure on Nov. 19, campaigns on both sides of the argument are working harder than ever to get people out to the polls. The Chronicle spoke with representatives from both sides to shed a little light on

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Argument against the ban

By Daniel Montaño, Managing Editor | Phot Courtesy of Facebook.com Because there are so many varied opinions and personal motivations within the group of people opposed to the upcoming ballot measure, Respect ABQ Women has taken an eclectic approach to lead the charge in striking the ballot down, Micaela Cadena, Respect ABQ Women member and policy director at Young Women

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Voting 101: Municipal Elections

By Jonathan Baca, Staff Reporter Local government can affect our lives in profound ways, and with Albuquerque’s municipal elections coming up, the Chronicle has gathered research about the basics of our city government’s inner workings to help students understand how local politics works, and how important it can be to our lives. For first time voters, or for anyone who has

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