Some leading Democrats seem to have a love-hate relationship with the left. Clearly, the left matters. Why, then, is it so difficult for progressives to get a seat at the table?
Ashley Diamond's story starkly illustrates the challenges facing trans women behind bars - from frequent sexual assaults to the denial of hormones.
Stephen Rohde, a constitutional lawyer, is chair of Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace and author of "American Words of Freedom" and "Freedom of Assembly."