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DOJ Quietly Removes References to Press Freedom and Gerrymandering From Policy Manual
While many in the political media rushed to the defense of the White House after Michelle Wolf's WHCA monologue, the Trump administration indicated once again that it has no intention of defending journalists
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 "Does the Second Amendment pay homage to the default American storyline: that the enemy is always out there and the only defense is shooting first (or building a wall)?" (Photo: Kim Davies/flickr/cc) Views
Rethinking the Whole Country
For America to be America, does it need an enemy?
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To Defeat NRA and Curb Gun Violence, Former Supreme Court Justice Says 'Repeal the 2nd Amendment'
"That simple but dramatic action would move Saturday's marchers closer to their objective than any other possible reform."
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Two-Thirds of Americans Live in the 'Constitution-Free Zone'
Recent Greyhound bus raids have revealed an obscure law that gives Border Patrol authority 100 miles inside borders, across the entire perimeter of the country
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'We Are Not That Country': Rebuking Trump Policies, Judge Orders Immigrant Rights Advocate Freed
"It ought not be—and it has never before been—that those who have lived without incident in this country for years are subjected to treatment we associate with regimes we revile as unjust."
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After 16 Years Without Trial, Guantánamo Inmates and Rights Groups Demand End to 'Unconscionable' Imprisonment
Challenging their detention, prisoners argue Trump's pledge to keep them there indefinitely is unconstitutional and based on his "suspicion of and antipathy toward Muslims"
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"Absolutely Unconscionable': In Post-Harvey Texas, No Relief Funds for Critics of Israel
Called an "egregious violation of the First Amendment" by the ACLU, Texas city won't approve hurricane relief grantees who participate in non-violent boycott over Israeli government's crimes and abuses
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When FCC Chairman Won't Condemn Trump's Threats Against Free Press: 'Worry'
"When it comes to defending press freedom from this president’s threats, this is mission critical."
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Animal rights supporters hold up signs at a pork expo protest in June 2012. (Photo: Justin Norman/flickr/cc) News
New Report Exposes "Big Ag's Gag Agenda"
"Ag-Gag Across America" report from civil liberties groups documents rise of—and ALEC's hand behind—dissent-crushing laws
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Impeachment is the only constitutional remedy for dealing with a president, writes Feldman, “who abuses the pardon power to break the system itself. Views
Arpaio Pardon: The First Verifiable Impeachable Offense?
Reaction to Donald Trump’s pardon of the controversial ex-sheriff from Arizona has been swift and severe, with some calling for the president’s impeachment.
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