Katelyn Harrop

Katelyn Harrop is a writer, podcast producer, and radio reporter with a focus on social movements and public policy.

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This Teen Activist Isn't Done Fighting for Common Sense Gun Control

Lane Murdock and her peer organizers plan to launch new events, new organizing tools, and new opportunities for nationwide collaboration, all focused around increasing the voices of pre-voting age citizens in the fight against gun violence.
Katelyn Harrop
4.30.18
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Campus Organizers Petition Government Agency to Recognize US as 'a Nation of Immigrants'

The new mission statement by the USCIS sparked a college-led, pro-immigration controversy for students to take action.
Katelyn Harrop
4.10.18
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These States Aren't Waiting for Gun Control to Be Fixed at the Federal Level

With 66 percent of Americans calling for stricter gun control overall and 97 percent supporting universal background checks, states have stepped in to fill federal gun control policy fails.
Katelyn Harrop
3.27.18
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Vote in These Decisive 2018 Races to Make Gun Control Reform a Reality

Here's how to rebalance the conversation around how elected officials deal with gun control in your state.
Katelyn Harrop
3.15.18
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Ways Everyday People Can Take Action on America's Homelessness Crisis Right Now

Want to make the world a better place? Here are a few immediate ways to help the most vulnerable among us.
Katelyn Harrop
2.23.18
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As Trump Continues To Disregard Women's Rights, Take a Stand to Defend Reproductive Rights Across the Country

From protecting birth control to abortion, these advocacy groups are mobilizing in the courts, communities and Congress in 2018.
Katelyn Harrop
2.13.18
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Pro-Choice Activists Scored a Huge Victory After Failed Senate Abortion Vote

The Senate has voted down a bill aimed at banning abortions after 20 weeks.
Katelyn Harrop
2.1.18
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Your State Could Remove Your Right to Vote Because You're Bad at Checking the Mail

The Supreme Court and states across the country are about to decide whether to strip registered voters of their right to participate on election day​.
Katelyn Harrop
1.24.18
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These Are the 5 States Most Likely to Legalize Weed in 2018

Jeff Sessions hates weed, but he can't stop these states from making it legal.
Katelyn Harrop
1.17.18
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Here's What to Do to Make Sure 2018 Isn't the Deadliest Year for Mass Shootings in the US

19 states are taking proactive preventative measures against the nation’s mass shooting epidemic.
Katelyn Harrop
12.20.17
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‘The President Stole Your Land,’ So Here's What You Can Do About It

President Trump will shrink two Utah national monuments by almost two million acres, many of which could be opened up for drilling under the rollback.
Katelyn Harrop
12.8.17
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Over Half a Million People Defied Trump to Enroll in Affordable Care Act Health Care

Only days remain in the 2018 open enrollment period, which is half the length of previous years, so don’t sleep on getting health care.
Katelyn Harrop
12.6.17
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