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Months After Trump Declared 'Liberate Michigan,' 13 Charged With Plot to Kidnap Governor, Storm State Capitol
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has been the target of right-wing ire this year over her stay-at-home orders in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Mourners watch as George Floyd's horse-drawn hearse makes it way to his final resting place in Houston Memorial Gardens in Pearland, Texas on June 9, 2020. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) News
Docs Show US Agents, Including Sniper Teams With 'Shoot to Kill' Authorization, Deployed to George Floyd Funeral
The ACLU of Texas, which obtained the documents, said they "paint a chilling picture of federal agents unleashed in our cities."
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Citing Post-Election Period as Possible 'Flashpoint,' FBI Memo Warns of Far-Right, White Supremacist Violence to Come
Trump's encouragement of white supremacist groups and his claims that the election will be rigged by the Democrats present a "recipe for disaster," one critic said.
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Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) released unredacted portions of a 2006 FBI document warning of the growing threat of white supremacist infiltration of U.S. police departments. (Photo: Getty Images) News
'Serious Dereliction of Duty': Unveiling Unredacted FBI Report, Raskin Raps Trump Administration for Ignoring White Supremacist Threat in Law Enforcement
Previously redacted portions of a 2006 intelligence assessment reveal the FBI predicted violent racists would inflitrate U.S. police departments.
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The Trump and Taxpayer Relief Act
If an FBI building remains in its current location, Trump is assured that no competing hotel will be built there.
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100+ Racial Justice Groups Urge Congress to Defund 'Unconstitutional and Dangerous' Police Surveillance
"Use of these tools to monitor protesters is having a chilling effect against those exercising their constitutional rights to assemble and express their views."
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, (D-Calif.)., speaks during her weekly news conference in Washington on Thursday, March 12, 2020. (Photo: Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) News
Pelosi Accused of 'Trying to Do an End-Run Around Her Own Party' by Sending Spy Powers Bill to Conference
"Speaker Pelosi and Chairman Schiff have done everything in their power to ensure the House cannot vote on the warrantless surveillance of Americans' internet activity."
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The establishment, of systematic racism, in everything from school resegregation to residential segregation to employment discrimination, needs to be addressed through a second generation of civil rights legislation. (Photo: Wolfram Kastl/Getty Images) Views
Top 6 Reasons Authorities Are Cracking Down Hard on Black Protesters While Treating White Supremacist Reopeners With Kid Gloves
The establishment, of systematic racism, in everything from school resegregation to residential segregation to employment discrimination, needs to be addressed through a second generation of civil rights legislation.
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'We Live to Fight Another Day... Keep Calling,' Say Privacy Defenders as House Postpones Vote to Reauthorize FBI Mass Spying Powers
"Leadership will be working hard behind the scenes to strike some sketchy back room deal and try to get this through. We can't let that happen. Keep the pressure on."
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Defeating the bill, said Evan Greer, policy director for Fight for the Future, "will give us more time to keep fighting and organizing. And it will send a strong message to leadership of both parties that the public is fed up with having our tax dollars wasted on creepy surveillance programs that don't make anyone safer.  (Image: Fight for the Future) News
'Just Let the Patriot Act Die You Cowards': House Lawmakers Urged to Vote Down Flawed Domestic Spy Bill
"It would be unconscionable for the Democratic House to pass any PATRIOT Act reauthorization without critical privacy reforms."
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