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US Politics & Gov't

Rights Groups Sue US Government Over Deportation of Children
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, immigration, congress, ethics, politics, Guatemala, El Salvador, ACLU, legal representation, Eric Holder, obama )

Lynn
- 19 days ago - commondreams.org
The lawsuit, J.E.F.M. v. Holder, was filed in U.S. District Court in Seattle, Wash. It charges the U.S. Department of Justice ... with violating the U.S. Constitution's Fifth Amendment ... and ... requiring a "full and fair hearing" before an immigration judge.
Nobody Is Above the Law. ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: wall street, corruption, economy, dishonesty, foreclosures, Volcker Rule, profit, 99%, Eric Holder, Dodd-Frank, finance, money )

Nancy
- 525 days ago - act.credoaction.com
For the country's top law enforcement official, Attorney General Eric Holder, "too big to fail" has now become "too big to jail." When Attorney General Holder effectively gives a "get out of jail free" card to Wall Street crooks, it hurts our country in-
Big Bank Immunity: When Do We Crack Down on Wall Street?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: : Department of Justice, US, AG, Attorney General, Eric Holder, Wall Street, wealthy elites, bankers, above the law, no jail time for financial crimes, ruined economy, corporate government )

Brian
- 529 days ago - truth-out.org
"Our anti-trust laws are supposed to protect the country against companies whose size allows them inordinate market power." So, when do we crack down on Wall Street?
Are Big Bankers Are Above the Law? The Department of Justice Thinks So
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Department of Justice, US, AG, Attorney General, Eric Holder, Wall Street, wealthy elites, bankers, above the law, no jail time for financial crimes, ruined economy, corporate government )

Brian
- 531 days ago - truth-out.org
"On Wednesday, March 6, US Attorney General Eric Holder testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee, admitting that the Department of Justice believes that Wall Street financial titans are too big to jail."
Congress Tells Attorney General: 'Sever Ties With Terror Funder CAIR'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CAIR, US Muslim Brotherhood, FBI, DOJ, Atty Gen, Eric Holder, terrorism, corruption )

Rob and J
- 825 days ago - globalmbreport.org
(CAIR) was listed as an unindicted co-conspirator in a case in which the Holy Land Foundation was found guilty of material support of a terrorist organization. The FBI has already distanced itself from this US Muslim Brotherhood front group.
Take Action! | Justice for Trayvon Martin
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trayvon Martin, Trayvon Martin's murder, Sanford Fla. police, State Attorney's Office, Eric Holder, U.S. AG, Department of Justice, arrest suspect George Zimmerman )

Judy
- 881 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
State Attorney's office has rubber-stamped the Sanford police's non-investigation, claiming that there is not enough evidence to support even a manslaughter conviction for Trayvon's senseless and entirely avoidable death. Call on DOJ to take over the case
CREDO Action: Ask Eric Holder to Block Arizona's Racist Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Arizona, immigrant rights, civil rights, federal intervention, Eric Holder, SB 1070, racial profiling, police harassment, Latinos, criminalizing undocumented immigrants, Fourth Amendment, Constitution, unreasonable govt search, seizure, Credo )

LucyKalei
- 1574 days ago - change.org
Arizona law SB 1070 is greatest threat to US civil rights in a generation. It effectively mandates racial profiling & police harassment of Latinos. Even tho' it's 2010 not 1963, federal action necessary once again to protect civil rights in a state where
Organizing to Stop Far Right Violence
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: barack obama, frank schaeffer, republican party, Eric Holder, Attorney General, Far-Right Fundamentalism, Hate Crimes, Hate Speech, Thomas Friedman, Yitzhak Rabin, politics, glenn beck, rush limbaugh, fox news, birthers, death panels, tea party )

Marion
- 1780 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
As a former right wing leader, who many years ago came to my senses and began to try to undo the harm the movement of religious extremism I helped build has done, I've been telling the media that we're facing a dangerous time in our history.
Torture Case Tests Obama Secrecy Policy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, investigation, , Abu Ghraib, cheney, rumsfeld, rove, bushadministration, torture, aclu, eric holder, abuse, corruption, dishonesty, crime, government, cover-up, state secrets, americans, terrorism, lies )

Tom
- 1972 days ago - washingtonindependent.com
President Obama issued an executive order and two presidential memoranda last week proclaiming a new transparency in the workings of the federal government. His sweeping reversals of torture and state secret policies are about to face an early test.
Sign Petition: Ask Attorney General Eric Holder to Investigate the Bush Administration's Torture Policies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, investigation, , Abu Ghraib, cheney, rumsfeld, rove, bushadministration, torture, aclu, eric holder, abuse, corruption, dishonesty, crime, government, cover-up, americans, terrorism, lies )

Tom
- 1972 days ago - secure.aclu.org
The International Committee of the Red Cross has provided undeniable documentation of torture at Guantánamo. Yet the Justice Department has failed to prosecute any civilians for crimes related to interrogation, except a single contractor in June 2004.
Sign Petition: Ask Your Representative to Co-Sponsor the State Secrets Protection Act of 2009
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, investigation, , Abu Ghraib, cheney, rumsfeld, rove, bushadministration, torture, aclu, eric holder, abuse, corruption, dishonesty, crime, government, cover-up, state secrets, americans, terrorism, lies )

Tom
- 1972 days ago - secure.aclu.org
The Bush administration constantly abused the "state secrets" doctrine to escape accountability for illegal behavior. This petition supports the State Secrets Protection Act of 2009 (H.R. 984) to allow victims of government wrongdoing to seek justice.
   

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