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US Politics & Gov't

Who Killed Anna Mae?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, Anna Mae Pictou Aquash, Native American, Civil rights, cover-up, corruption, crime, abuse, death, murder )

Dee
- 87 days ago - nytimes.com
On Feb. 24, 1976, a rancher in South Dakota was installing a fence on land situated along the edge of Pine Ridge Indian Reservation when he spotted a body at the bottom of a 30-foot embankment.
TAKE ACTION: Stand With Bernie Sanders: America Wants No Cuts!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: social security, medicare, medicaid, healthcare, economy, human rights, civil rights, constitution, ethics, politics )

Beverly
- 238 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Stand with Senator Bernie Sanders, Social Security Works and our coalition partners in demanding, "No grand bargain in exchange for cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid benefits."
PLEASE SIGN: Ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: woman, human rights, civil rights, government, ethics, constitution, politics )

Beverly
- 365 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Remove the unauthorized deadlines placed on the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment.
George Zimmerman Case Puts Hate-Crimes Law in Spotlight
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, Civil rights, culture, crime, hate, law, Obama, Zimmerman )

Kit
- 371 days ago - politico.com
The hate crimes law President Barack Obama championed and signed in 2009 makes it easier to pursue a federal criminal case against George Zimmerman over the death of Trayvon Martin.
Why Are Conservatives Trying to Destroy the Voting Rights Act?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting rights act, conservatives, demographic change, voter suppression, blocking the minority vote, GOP, whiter, South, NAACP, civil rights )

Brian
- 528 days ago - thenation.com
"The current campaign against the VRA is the result of three key factors: a whiter, more Southern, more conservative GOP that has responded to demographic change by trying to suppress an increasingly diverse electorate; a 25 year effort to gut..."
The Supreme Court's Big Gay-Marriage Day, Explained
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, Civil Rights, Human Rights, LGBT, Law, media, military, politics, propaganda, SupremeCourt )

Kit
- 599 days ago - motherjones.com
Five cases under consideration challenge the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), a law signed by President Bill Clinton in 1996 that prevents same-sex couples married under state law from receiving the same federal recognition as heterosexual married couples
OP-ED: Is Facebook Really An 'Appalling Spying Machine'?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, fACEBOOK, SOCIAL MEDIA, GOVERBNMENT SPYING, CIVIL RIGHTS, Wikileaks, Julian Assange, Government sypying, espionage, rights, REEDOMS, Facebook, freedoms, politics, government, ethics, usa, u.s., news, dishonesty )

Cal
- 1174 days ago - theweek.com
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange thinks so, claiming that Facebook could be used by government agencies to get personal information about anyone
TAKE ACTION NOW - SIGN PETITION: The Navajos Rights to Water on Their Own Land
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Navajos People, government, ethics, civil rights, water, petition, injustice )

Elisa
- 1239 days ago - gopetition.com
The Navajos have nearly 10,000 gallons off water on their land but the U.S. cut it off nearly entirely and gave it to Phoenix, whose people use nearly ten times the daily amount a Navajo does.
A Tribute to Dr Martin Luther King Jr
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Peace, Non-violence, Civil Rights, Human Rights )

Ben
- 1283 days ago - spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk
Dr Martin Luther King was born in Atlanta, Georgia on 15th January, 1929. King heard a lecture on Mahatma Gandhi and the nonviolent civil disobedience campaign that he used successfully against British rule in India. "I have a Dream..."
Senate GOP Blocks Cloture On Repeal Of Don't Ask, Don't Tell
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, civil rights, congress, constitution, corruption, crime, democrats, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, iraq, lies, mccain, media, military, news, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans, troops )

Kit
- 1320 days ago - tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com
The bill could theoretically be brought up again before the end of the lame duck session, but a Democratic leadership aide tells TPM that negotiations are basically at an impasse.
Anti-Women Brutality -After Shooting, Cops Dragged And Beat Her Only to Left Her Paralyze for Ever
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Human Rights, Civil Rights, Women Rights, News, Interesting, India, Terrorism, kashmir, Violence against Women )

Riyaz
- 1414 days ago - greaterkashmir.com
Haneefa lies on a bed in the corner of a room. Like a statue, unable to move any part of her body, except for eyes which keep staring at Humaira, a student of 6th Grade.Her static position indicate the extent of brutality that a Kashmiri Women faces Daily
*ACTION ALERT PLEASE HELP CHEYENNE RIVER TO GET WATER
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Native Americans, Human Rights, Civil Rights )

Joan f
- 1503 days ago - rallycongress.com
*ACTION ALERT PLEASE HELP CHEYENNE RIVER TO GET WATER http://www.rallycongress.com/shift-the-powe r-to-the-people/2922/water-appropriations-south-da kotas-lakota-siouxil
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
- 1542 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
American Civil Liberties Union:
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: petition, freedoms, abuse, torture, civil rights, investigation, Holder, justice )

Jelica
- 1791 days ago - secure.aclu.org
We need a full and thorough investigation. Attorney General Eric Holder appointed an independent prosecutor to investigate torture. However, the very limited scope is nowhere near as thorough and broad as the investigation America really needs. The re
Calif. Gay Marriage Opponents Gear Up for Rallies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, prop 8, GLBT rights, human rights, freedoms, Protests, Civil Rights )

Dee
- 1877 days ago - news.yahoo.com
FRESNO, Calif-Hundreds of gay marriage supporters marched in rural, conservative California, but before the dusty roads could clear, opponents of same-sex couples planned to take to the streets to renew their resolve.
 

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