Hillary Rodham was born on October 26, 1947. She grew up in a middle-class home in Park Ridge, Illinois.Her dad, Hugh Rodham, was a World War II Navy veteran and a lifelong Republican.Hillary’s mother, Dorothy Rodham , had a tough childhood, and she inspired Hillary’s lifelong commitment to helping every child live up to his or her potential. Hillary attend public school and was raised a Methodists. After graduating high school, Hillary attended Wesley university. While attending college, Hillary was involved with social justice activism. After college, Hillary attend Yale law school. Hillary meet Bill Clinton while attending Yale Law School in the schools library. On October 11,1975 she married Bill Clinton in Fayetteville,Arkansas. 1980 Hillary gave birth do there daughter Chelsea . In 2000, Hillary was the first woman to serve as a U.S. senator from New York and then re-elected in 2006 with 67 percent of the votes. In 2008 Hillary ran for president. When president Obama won the 2008 election he asked her to serve as his secretary of state, and she accepted. On April 12, 2015 Hillary announced her campaign for president.
If a country doesn't recognize minority rights and human rights, including women's rights, you will not have the kind of stability and prosperity and it is possible. -Hillary clinton
Addiction and Substance Use
Prevention: we will help communities start programs to teach young students about drug use and addiction.
Treatment and Recovery:Substance use disorder recovery is possible through ongoing care. We should invest in empowering our community organizations.
Prescription: To be able to prescribe drugs you will have to meet the training standards and go through drug monitoring before writing a prescription for drugs.
Plain and simple,drug and alcohol addiction is a disease, not a moral failing - and we must treat it as such." -clinton
Criminal Justice Reform
-Bringing law enforcement and communities together to help make national guidelines for law enforcement use of force.
-Investing more in state-of-the-art training for all levels of law enforcement.
-Change the mandatory minimum sentencing for the nonviolent drug offenders to half
-Restoring voting rights for individuals who have been to prison.
people are crying out for criminal justice reform...They're are trying to tell us. We need to listen." -clinton
- We will make a stronger enforcement on the Americans with Disabilities Act.
- Help families by providing tax relief for families caring for family members with chronic illnesses.
-Integrate Americans with disabilities to live in a community setting.
-Help people with disables to gain meaningful emolument
we should acknowledge how the disabilities community has played such an important role in changing things for the better in our country." -clinton
LGBT rights and equality
- We will work with congress to pass the Equality Act, and complete president Obama's LGBT equality executive actions.
-We will put a stop to discrimination against LGBT youths, parents and elders.
-Protect transgender rights
-Honor LGBT people who were dishonorable discharged.
-Promote LGBT human rights all around the world.
there are still to many places where lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender americans are being targeted for harassment and violence." -clinton
Gun Violence Prevention
- Strengthen background check system and get rid of the "Charleston Loophole"
-Close gun shows and internet sales loopholes
-Take down the gun lobby's and revoke licenses from dealers who beak the law.
-Keep guns out of the hands of the severely mentally ill and domestic abusers.
I believe weapons of war have no place on our street."-clinton