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US Politics & Gov't

Marijuana Just Became Legal in Washington, DC!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: mairjuana in DC, law, news, government, usa, politics )

Cal
- 6 days ago - alternet.org
The residents of the District voted for it. Congressional Republicans couldn't stop it. And DC becomes the next locality to free the weed.
Workers Sickened By Pesticides! PETITION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: protection, pesticides, pollution, healthconditions, humans, government, environment, safety, society, rights, politics, interesting, law, news, crime, culture, risks, business, americans, corporate, dishonesty )

Robert
- 8 days ago - action.ufw.org
They noticed a bad smell, began to feel sick & later found that this field was sprayed with toxic pesticides. It frightens me that no one even told them to keep out of the orchard like the law says.
Black Mississippi Judge Opens a Can of Whoopa*s on White Murderers -- and It's Awesome
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, racism, Mississippi, Judge James Craig Anderson, racism, government, news, crime, murder, law, good news, Human Rights, Civil Rights, freedoms )

CarrieSic
- 17 days ago - rawstory.com
The US District judge tasked with sentencing the men responsible for murdering James Craig Anderson in Mississippi in 2011 asked them to sit down while he read a lengthy statement about the history of race relations in Mississippi.
Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore Issues Late Night Order Forbidding Same-Sex Weddings on Monday
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Human Rights, Gay Rights, Same Sex Marriage, Alabama, law, Federal Court, government, abuse, crime, ethics, freedoms, dishonesty, politics, news )

CarrieSic
- 23 days ago - rawstory.com
Moore advised judges to disregard the federal court ruling, writing, âEURoeI am dismayed by those judges in our state who have stated they will recognize and unilaterally enforce a federal court decision which does not bind them.
Steinborn Supports Bill to Ban Coyote Killing Contests
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: New Mexico, law, good news, abuse, animals, environment, coyotes, 'coyote killing contests', ethics, government, news, dishonesty )

CarrieSic
- 24 days ago - lcsun-news.com
State Rep. Jeff Steinborn says competitions to see who can kill the most coyotes are an embarrassment to New Mexico and should be outlawed. Coyotes can be killed at will in NM. The state Department of Game and Fish classifies coyotes as unprotected ...
(Video) How The Government Is In Bed With Monsanto | Collective-Evolution
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, democrats, republicans, ethics, dishonesty, government, Romney, bush, obama, safety, crime, culture, healthconditions, GeneticEngineering, cancer, illness, healthcare, health, usa, world, dishonesty, corporate, corruption, society, food, law )

Kevin
- 38 days ago - collective-evolution.com
The countless connections between Monsanto and government agencies like the FDA are âEUR" if youâEUR(TM)re not aware of them âEUR" important things to consider.
Will the Supreme Court Vote to Allow Segregation of America's Neighborhoods?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SupremeCourt, politics, news, media, race relations, law, civil rights, government, usa )

Cal
- 40 days ago - alternet.org
Civil rights groups worry SCOTUS will gut a law designed to protect against housing discrimination.
Homelessness Is Not a Crime -- and Neither Is Feeding the Hungry! ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, homelessness, law, crime, government, ethics, freedoms, politics, abuse, news, economy )

CarrieSic
- 89 days ago - act.watchdog.net
Thirty-three cities now ban or are considering banning giving food to homeless people -- and some are threatening to throw people in jail in they're caught feeding the hungry.
No Charges for NYPD Officer in Apparent Chokehold Death; Justice Dept. to Investigate (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, Americans, Justice Dept. investigation, Eric Garner, Human Rights, police, law, corruption, ethics, freedoms, crime )

CarrieSic
- 91 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The Justice Department will launch a federal civil rights investigation after a Staten Island grand jury declined to bring charges in the case of Eric Garner, an African American who died this summer after a white New York City police officer placed...
Video: Police Lied. Mike Brown Was Killed 148 Feet Away From Darren Wilson's SUV
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mike Brown, Darren Wilson, corruption, law, cover-up, dishonesty, crime )

Nancy
- 92 days ago - dailykos.com
Police, in many cases, use the distance in which a suspect flees and the distance between them in an encounter as evidence to prove they were reasonably afraid for their safety--which is required by law.
Secure Justice for Mike Brown! ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mike Brown, Officer Darren Wilson, justice, discrimination, law )

Nancy
- 99 days ago - action.workingfamilies.org
President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder: I urge you to prosecute Officer Darren Wilson to the fullest extent of federal law and overhaul the local and state policies that perpetuate the nationwide crisis of discriminatory policing.
Sandra Steingraber: Why I Am in Jail
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sandra Steingraber, jail, law, probation, activism, energy, fracking, corruption )

Nancy
- 102 days ago - ecowatch.com
Half the women in my cell block are here for probation violation. One thing they all agree on: It's almost impossible to be a single mother in search of housing and a job, both of which require mobility, and comply with probation rules, which restrict...
'This Is Just Bullsh*t': Texas Woman Says State Trooper Harassed Her Over Getting Voter ID
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Austin Texas, DPS, state trooper, voter ID, voter ID law, intimidation, ethics, dishonesty, police, society, freedoms, rights, politics, law, news, government, republicans, dishonesty, elections, politics, corruption )

CarrieSic
- 130 days ago - rawstory.com
A Texas woman was harassed by a state trooper while attempting to obtain the special ID required for voters, MSNBC reported on Friday. "I'm 62 years old," Lynne Messinger said about the encounter. "I've been voting for a long time, and this is just bull..
TX Judge Responds to Complaints About Bible Reading in Court By Hosting Prayer Breakfast
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, religion, Separation of Church and State, ethics, government, politics, Texas, Judge Wayne Mack, law, constitution, abuse )

CarrieSic
- 136 days ago - rawstory.com
A Texas judge, under fire for opening court proceedings with a Bible reading followed by a prayer, has scheduled a prayer breakfast next week where he claims he will address the issue.
The Defense Department Must Stop Arming Local Police ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, crime, ethics, government, law, police, politics, rights, violence, corruption, human rights )

Beverly
- 150 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The militarization of local police departments threatens our civil liberties and puts all Americans, especially African-Americans and Latinos, at increased risk of being killed or injured by law enforcement.
 

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