All News Articles for 2020-07-03

Friday, July 3, 2020
Civil Rights Groups Sue NC City Over Law That 'Effectively Bans Any Protest'
Ordinance in city of Graham "sends a clear message that racist monuments are valued more highly than Black lives and our constitutional rights.”
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A look the "Trump Death Clock" as it stood on July 1, 2020. The "clock" quantifies the number Covid-19 related deaths that the activists say can be directly attributed to President Donald Trump's delayed response to the coronavirus. As of this writing, the figure stood at 76,895. (Image: Trump Death Clock LLC / Public Citizen) 'Trump Death Clock' Headed to DC on July 4th to Highlight President's Horrific Pandemic Response
"This suffering cannot be forgotten."
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'Money Changes Everything': Corporate Sponsors Finally Join Native American Call for Washington Redskins Name Change
Investor coalition worth $620 billion pushed FedEx, Pepsi, and Nike to change stance, prompting team owner to announce a review of the name.
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Visitors look at Mount Rushmore National Monument on July 02, 2020 near Keystone, South Dakota. 'An Attack on Indigenous People': Mount Rushmore Trump Event Denounced as Racist, Dangerous, and Disrespectful
"We won't be social distancing," said the South Dakota governor.
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Why Are House Democrats Siding With Liz Cheney to Prolong Endless War in Afghanistan?
A small "left-right anti-war coalition," warns The Intercept 's Glenn Greenwald, remains "no match for the war machine composed of the establishment wings of both parties."
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Citing 'Unconscionable and Irresponsible Omission,' ACLU Demands Equal Covid-19 Protections for Immigrants
"Immigration status shouldn't be a death sentence, but if Congress doesn't act soon, it will continue to be."
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Katie Porter Demands Resignation of Trump Small Business Chief for Enabling 'Abuse' of Covid-19 Relief Funds
"She is fighting with the nonpartisan GAO on basic data that lets them do their job of transparency and accountability," Porter said of small business administrator Jovita Carranza.
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'Greed Is a Danger to Public Health': Progressive Caucus Urges Ban on Big Pharma Coronavirus Price-Gouging
"As we've seen all too often from Big Pharma, saving lives is incidental to their business model—the profit motive always comes first."
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'This Is Horrendous': US Military Confirms Bayonets Were Issued to Troops Responding to George Floyd Protests
"It is insane to issue bayonets to soldiers for crowd control."
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