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Federal Court Rules Citizens Have No Right to Film Politicians & Police in Public
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Eighth Circuit Court, First Amendment rights, filming, police, politicians )

Judy
- 5 days ago - thefreethoughtproject.com
In a stunning departure from lengthy precedent, a federal appeals court has ruled citizens have no right to film politicians and police in public.
Puerto Rico Files for Bankruptcy the Day After Trump Admin Brags About Blocking Funds
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Puerto Rico, austerity, bankruptcy, Trump Administration, hedge funds, debt, police )

Dandelion
- 100 days ago - motherjones.com
As time goes by and austerity measures start to strike on more and more people, people are going to stand up and respond to what is the government violence against the people who are left in very difficult conditions.
How Militarized Cops Use the Intrusive Technology Stingray, and Much More, to Intrude on Our Rights
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: police, surveillance, militarization, human rights, privacy )

Freya
- 454 days ago - alternet.org
With all this techno-triumphalism permeating our digitally saturated world, it's hardly surprising that law enforcement would look to technology - "smart policing," anyone? - to help reestablish public trust after numerous civilian deaths.
"Thursday Tidbits May 19, 2016"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, arts, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, education, ethics, fashion, freedoms, GoodNews, health, law, murder, politics, police, rights, safety, society, women, violence, terrorism, troops, war, ethics, corruption )

JL
- 456 days ago - politicsplus.org
post to TomCats blog includes Middle East war, MENA women, coffee grounds, writing, supply chain, healing, personal impacts, Columbia, black unemployment, technology, Congo, conflict minerals, Dodd-Frank, drug treatment, and humpr
Everyday Erinyes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, police, children, school-to-prison pipeline, courts, judges, contempt, militarization, Islamophobia, conspiracy theories )

Joanne
- 482 days ago - politicsplus.org
A post on TomCat's blog. A few items this week which seem to call for the intervention of the Greek Furies.
Trump Chicago Rally Canceled For Safety Total Chaos Breaks Out
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Donald Trump, riot, rally, chaos, police, Chicago, University of Illinois, supporters, protesters )

Dandelion
- 525 days ago - dnainfo.com
The escalating tensions at Donald Trump presidential rallies exploded in Chicago. Fights broke out inside the sports arena as Trump supporters and protesters squared off.
This Woman's Powerful Reason For Supporting Bernie Sanders
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Eric and Erica Garner, police, human rights, Bernie, MLK )

Nancy
- 552 days ago - refinery29.com
She elaborated on her backing of his campaign by saying that his willingness to let her speak on her own terms reinforced her support.
The Real Story of #ISTANDWITHACHMED
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ahmed Mohammed, Hoax, CAIR, Islamophobia/Victim Ruse, Obama, police, English teacher, engineering teacher )

Patricia
- 698 days ago - breitbart.com
It is no surprise that the dad of Ahmed Mohammed ran to the cameras at the first opportunity. It is also no surprise that the terror-connected Council on American-Islamic Relations arrived to push the Islamophobia narrative immediately.
Lawsuit: SWAT Broke 81-Year-Old's Hip, Left Him Lying In Own Waste
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ACLU, assault, excessive force, federal lawsuit, Georgetown, Herman Crisp, police, SWAT officers )

Judy
- 812 days ago - copblock.org
The lawsuit asserts that during the encounter, officers handcuffed Crisp and slammed to the ground, leaving the man incapacitated.
To Cut Or Not To Cut - That Is NOT The Question   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: austerity, funding cuts, bloated military budget, defense budget, arms, police, War Machine, Prison Industrial Complex, priorities )

Dandelion
- 820 days ago - youtube.com
Video only a minute and half long. The USA Government is not broke it is broken.
80 Percent of Police Force Resigns After Missouri Town Elects First African-American Mayor ~ TEXT and VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Parma, Missouri, Mayor Tyrus Byrd, Americans, racism, police, government, elections, politics, news, freedoms, ethics )

Carrie
- 852 days ago - rawstory.com
Former city clerk Tyrus Byrd was sworn in as mayor of Parma, Missouri on Tuesday only to find out that police officers, as well as the city attorney and a water treatment supervisor, had resigned before she took office.
Rudy Giuliani: Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson Should Be 'Commended' For Shooting Michael Brown
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, Americans, racism, Rudy Giuliani, law, police, ethics, corruption, government, propaganda, politics, crime, freedoms, republicans, news )

Carrie
- 889 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Citing a section of the Justice Department's scathing report of racial bias within the Ferguson Police Department, Rudy Giuliani said former Officer Darren Wilson should be commended for shooting unarmed teenager Michael Brown in August.
DonâEUR(TM)t Punish a Good Cop for Standing Up to Police Brutality
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: police, cops, police brutality, Buffalo, petitions )

Freya
- 938 days ago - change.org
My name is Cariol Horne. I am a proud New Yorker and a mother of five, and for nearly a decade I have been appealing a wrongful firing and the loss of my pension. When I was fired by Buffalo PD, the department charged me with obstruction for stopping...
Police Can't Steal Anymore, Legally
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S., attorney, general, bans, asset, seizure, local, state, police )

Sam
- 945 days ago - news.yahoo.com
State and local police in the United States will no longer be able to use federal laws to justify seizing property without evidence of a crime.
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 )

Carrie
- 990 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...
 

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