Civil Liberties

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled (pdf) Monday that race predominated the Republican redrawing of two of North Carolina's congressional districts. "This is a watershed moment in the fight to end racial gerrymandering," said National Democratic Redistricting Committee (NDRC) chairman Eric Holder, the former attorney general. "North Carolina's maps were...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
"The Texas lawmakers of the 85th legislative session are on the wrong side of...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Public News Service reporter Dan Heyman was arrested in the West Virginia State Capitol.
A reporter said he was arrested Tuesday in Charleston, West Virginia for asking...

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With the sweep of his pen, President Donald Trump caused the U.S. immigration system to go into total disarray and sowed global chaos and confusion on Friday afternoon. The executive order he signed at 4:42 p.m. suspended all Syrian refugees from entering the country indefinitely, prohibited any other refugees from coming into the country for 120 days, and banned foreign nationals from seven predominantly Muslim countries from visiting the country for 90 days. Refugees and people were caught...