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Good News for Americans With Disabilities: Major Expansion of Workplace Protections
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: workplace, disabilities, the disabled, US Senate, Congress, law )

RC
- 2045 days ago - nytimes.com
The Senate passed a bill that will enhance workplace protections for disabled workers. This bill will be integrated with a similar measure that passed the House in June. Workers won't have to choose between treating conditions & losing protections.
Conyers Trying to Avoid Impeachment of Bush and Cheney
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: impeach, constitution, law, illegal, bush, cheney, kucinich, demand, war, iraq, iran, nukes )

Steve
- 2102 days ago - consortiumnews.com
".....left little doubt that the committee's review was meant to fend off demands....for impeachment.." HEY FOLKS, IT'S TIME WE MADE IT CLEAR TO CONYERS WE WON'T TAKE THIS GARBAGE. They can still attack Iran and destroy the US even more than they have
U.S Court: "School Officials Cannot Strip Search Young Girl Looking for Hidden Advil"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, Justice System, Court of Law, School, Teachers, Strip Search, Law, Congress, Government, Drug War, Drug Policy, Constitutional Rights, Children, Parents, Bill of Rights, Ethics, Politics, Public Health, Corruption, Child Welfare, Police State )

Town
- 2105 days ago - blog.aclu.org
2kinds of people: Ones who think its ok to strip search young girl suspected of bringing Advil to school. Others who think those people be kept as far away from child as possible.Sometimes its hard to tell difference between drug warriors & child molester
Human Rights Watch: We "Are Concerned About USA's Criminal Justice System"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: United States, World, Prison, Federal, Law, Government, Prison Industry, Human Beings, Trade, Market, Corporations, Judicial System, Justice, Corruption, Ethics, Congress, Freedom, Supreme Court, Constitution of the United States, Prison Nation, Drug )

Town
- 2140 days ago - hrw.org
US incarceration rates are climbing even higher. Statistics released today by the Bureau of Justice Statistics show that for every 100,000 American Citizens 762 are in Prison. No other Nation in the world puts this many of its People in Prison.
American Indians Swindled Out of More Than $100 Billion in Oil, Gas, Grazing, Timber and Other Royalties Overseen By the Interio
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: United States, Federal, State, American Indian, Native American, Suit, Indian Trust Fund, Department of the Interior, Land, Fairness, DOI, Government, Law, Government, Corruption, Oppression )

Town
- 2140 days ago - ap.google.com
It has been 12 years since a group of American Indians sued the government, saying Washington had cheated them out of profits from land royalties since 1887. All the while, the plaintiffs grow older, nearing the end of their lives, uncertain if even
$1.4 Billion From U.S Taxpayers to South America for Their "Drug Wars"...Enter Blackwater
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: United States, Federal, Tax, Taxpayer, Money, Market, Trade, War on Drugs, Drug Policy, Law, Government, Waste, Federal Contracts, Blackwater, DynCorp, Merida Initiative, human rights, Constitution of the United States, Prison Nation, Police State )

Town
- 2141 days ago - bloomberg.com
Senator Leahy: "Congress supports Merida Initiative" Leahy: American People are the " primary market for illegal drugs & source of most of the guns" MERIDA INITIATIVE APPROVED WITHOUT HUMAN RIGHTS LANGUAGE
Immigration Prosecutions Hit Record Levels
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: u.s., politics, americans, illegal immigration, law, bushadministration, government )

Cal
- 2147 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Federal law enforcement agencies have increased criminal prosecutions of immigration violators to record levels, in part by filing minor charges against virtually every person caught illegally crossing some stretches of the U.S.-Mexico border, according t
Its Just a Joke, Governors Son Says
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: United States, Federal, State, Law, Government, Congress, Ethics, Prison, Prison Industry, Corruption, Constitution of the United States, Bill of Rights, Taxes, Prison Nation, Police State )

Town
- 2149 days ago - psychoanalystsopposewar.org
People aren't sent to prison to be rehabilitated, they're sent there to get what they deserve, that paves the way for accepting the brutal abuses committed in prison and as in comments made by Lockyer, we take a perverse satisfaction in its existence
Kathryn Johnston 92 Years Old
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War on Drugs, Drug policy, United States, police power, law, government, abuse, threat, society, justice, constitution, bill of rights )

Town
- 2166 days ago - infowars.com
was killed by an Atlanta SWAT team last year. An erroneous tip from an informant was enough for the Atlanta Police Department to invade her home. Police have since admit lying to obtain a search warrant and planting drugs in her home after killing her.
End the Chemical War Against Wildlife.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: animals, destruction, endangered, environment, habitatdestruction, politics, wildlife, AnimalCruelty, killed, killing, law, slaughter, wildanimals, government )

Tara
- 2242 days ago - aldf.org
Contact your U.S. representative and ask him/her to co-sponsor the Compound 1080 and M-44 Elimination Act, H.R. 4775. 20 representatives are needed. Compound 1080, a toxic poison, was outlawed in 1972 but was legalized by the EPA in the mid-80's.
The Supremes Protect Medical Device Manufacturers - Another Bush Victory
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, Bush, corporate protections, law, lawsuits, liability, health, FDA )

RC
- 2250 days ago - nytimes.com
In a decision renderted yesteray, "the makers of medical devices...are immune from liability for personal injuries as long as the Food and Drug Administration approved the device before it was marketed and it meets the agency's specifications." THE FDA???
Company Orders Largest Recall of Ground Beef - New York Times
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Company, Orders, Largest, Recall, beef, Westland/Hallmark Meat Company, business, consumers, news, safety, society, law, government, health, humans, protection, safety )

Tamme
- 2251 days ago - nytimes.com
A California meat company on Sunday issued the largest beef recall in history, 143 million pounds, some of which was used in school lunch programs, Department of Agriculture officials announced.
70 Yr Old Woman Arrested, Cuffed For Lousy Lawn - VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S., police, Law, constitution, politics, government )


- 2264 days ago - abclocal.go.com
Utah police have arrested a 70-year-old great grandmother for not maintaining her lawn.
Please Sign This Open Letter to Moveon.Org Et Al re. Petitions to Topple The Thought Crimes Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ACLU, Bill Of Rights, CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY, Citizens, College, Congress, Government, Hearings, Internet, Internet, Internet, Law, Legislation, Letters To The Editor, Rights, Terrorism, Thinking, Thought Crime )


- 2291 days ago - opednews.com
Please sign this urgent request for petitions and public ads to help topple the passage of S. 1959 "The Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act".
Drew Carey Defends Medical Marijuana
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: marijuana, medical, law, access, health, politics, Reason.tv )

Serene
- 2360 days ago - earthtimes.org
"I think it's clear by now that the federal government needs to reclassify marijuana. People who need it should be able to get it - safely and easily," says The Price Is Right and Power of 10 host Drew Carey in a new Reason.tv video examining medical mj.
 

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