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So Much For America's Mayor
Actually, none of these guys know each other. File photo from House impeachment hearings Poor flunkee Rudy Colludy, who's gone from America's Mayor - long a questionable moniker - to Trump's lapdog, errand boy and cyber genius to, per GOP lawyers' latest " defense" of Mr. Impeachment, an about-to-...
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Rights Advocates Demand National Attention to 'State of Emergency' in Mississippi Prisons, Where 12 Inmates Have Died In Less Than a Month
"Parchman Prison is a torture chamber and we cannot afford to be robbed of one more human life at the hands of Mississippi's state corrections system," said Rep. Ayanna Pressley.
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Thousands of advocates, activists, and community members flooded the streets at Foley Square in New York City on July 12, 2019. News
'Shameful. Disgusting. Disgraceful.': Outrage After Supreme Court Allows Trump's Public Charge Rule to Take Effect
"The Trump administration's policy could quite literally kill people by making them too afraid to seek life-saving medical care, and the Supreme Court seems to agree such a cruel system is acceptable."
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Snowden and Greenwald News
Snowden Warns Targeting of Greenwald and Assange Shows Governments 'Ready to Stop the Presses—If They Can'
"The most essential journalism of every era," says the NSA whistleblower, "is precisely that which a government attempts to silence."
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Glenn Greenwald Views
When Computer Crimes Are Used to Silence Journalists
Why EFF stands against the prosecution of Glenn Greenwald
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Demonstrators hold signs to protest the construction of TransCanada's Coastal GasLink through unceded Wet'suwet'en territory. Views
Is Our Right to Peaceful Protest Disappearing?
More and more, we are seeing examples of this freedom of expression being criminalized.
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Who Will Protect My Right NOT to Pay for Your Child’s Religious Education? Views
Who Will Protect My Right NOT to Pay for Your Child’s Religious Education?
A case before the US Supreme Court this week, Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, has far-reaching implications.
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Marjorie Cohn News
Law Professor: Trump Could Also Have Been Impeached for War Crimes, Assassinations, and Corruption
"The Democratic managers, the House managers, have laid out a meticulous case for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress."
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Activists from the Population Connection Action Fund hold signs as they project a message onto the Trump International Hotel to protest the Global Gag Rule News
Outrage as GOP Lawmakers Push Trump to Intensify Attacks on Women With Broadened Global Gag Rule
"This proposal by a group of infamously anti-woman, anti-choice Congress members is egregious to say the least."
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#MarchForLies: Reproductive Justice Advocates Counter Trump's "Dangerous Rhetoric" at Anti-Choice March
"We didn't need any more confirmation that the sitting president of the United States is dead-set on doing all he can to end access to safe, legal abortion in this country."
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