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US Politics & Gov't

Judge Rejects US Call for Anonymous Jury in Trial of Palestinian-American
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, government, politics, rights, federal court, Rasmea Odeh trial, ethics, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - electronicintifada.net
A federal judge has rejected a government request for an anonymous jury in the upcoming trial of Palestinian-American Rasmea Odeh. This was one of two setbacks for the prosecution.
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
- 15 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.
Soldier's Heart: Jacob George's Sorrowful Ride Till the End
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: World, War & Peace, Economy, Rights, Solutions, U.S )

Judy
- 18 days ago - commondreams.org
Oh so heartbreaking to hear of the suicide - or as some call it, the death from moral injuries - of Jacob George, 32-year-old Arkansas farmer, musician, anti-war activist and veteran of three tours of Afghanistan who came home shattered...
Wisconsin Voter ID Law Ruling Threatens Chaos on Election Day
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Wisconsin voter ID law, court ruling, ethics, dishonesty, rights, freedoms, elections, corruption, government, republicans, news, abuse, politics )

Carrie
- 27 days ago - theguardian.com
Election officials and civil liberties advocates are predicting that a surprise court ruling that lifted a stay on Wisconsin's controversial voter-ID law will produce chaos on election day,as estimates suggest that up to 300,000 eligible voters may not...
Voter Registration, Just a Click Away ~ VIDEO ~
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, National Voter Registration Day, government, ethics, politics, freedoms, rights, vote, elections, constitution, news )

Carrie
- 27 days ago - aflcio.org
Today is National Voter Registration Day and while volunteers around the country will be on street corners, outside of groceries stores, at bus and subway stops and elsewhere to help people register, you can get started right now, right here with just...
Home Free? ~ Give The Homeless Homes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: homelessness, Utah, society, ethics, humans, interesting, freedoms, government, rights, economy, ethics, politics, democrats, republicans, housing )

Carrie
- 34 days ago - newyorker.com
Handing mentally ill substance abusers the keys to a new place may sound like an example of wasteful government spending. But it turned out to be the opposite: over time, Housing First has saved the government money.
OP-ED: Why Internet Voting Is a Very Dangerous Idea
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, government, voting, internet oting, rights, security, protection, usa )

Cal
- 52 days ago - theweek.com
For now, we're better off with our physical voting booths
Protect FDA Drug Safety Laws PETITION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: society, safety, sadness, rights, politics, news, law, interesting, humans, health, government, ethics, culture, dishonesty, americans, abuse, corporate, corruption, consumers, disease, healthcare, drugs, medicine, prevention, protection, research, risks )

Robert
- 58 days ago - action.citizen.org
Tell the FDA: Don't permit Big Pharma to undermine information about pharmaceutical risks.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the NRA to Condemn Its Lobbyist's Hate Speech
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: hate speech, NRA, anti-Semitism, rights, politics, republicans, propaganda, government, ethics, usa, news )

Cal
- 78 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A shocking video shows an NRA lobbyist in Washington State telling voters that a Jewish person who wants stronger gun laws supports "the same policy that led to his family getting run out of Germany by the Nazis."
Satanic Temple Takes Advantage of Hobby Lobby Supreme Court Decision
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, freedoms, ethics, government, media, law, politics, religion, rights, society, congress, news, healthcare, healthcare, usa, SupremeCourt, supremecourt )

David
- 82 days ago - occupycorporatism.com
ST website: "In the coming months, we will be initiating a number of other campaigns to assert our religious protection for women with health needs that are being complicated by unreasonable laws. In order to spread the word about this campaign to those..
The Fleecing of America By Israel
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: fleecing, syphon, money, Israel, war, crimes, corrupt, congress, senate, cowards, AIPAC, politicians, American, deficit, Israel, US, treasury, bilking, taxpayers, war crimes, crimes, against, humanity, human, rights, tie, aid )

Sam
- 83 days ago - news.yahoo.com
While much of the rest of the world watches the Gaza war in horror and scrambles for a cease-fire, U.S. lawmakers are pressing the Obama administration to take no action that puts pressure on Israel to halt its military operations.
Oklahoma's Same Sex Marriage Ban Overturned: Learning American Civics the Hard Way
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: news, constitution, government, culture, politics, rights )

Abe
- 92 days ago - nomadicpolitics.blogspot.com.tr
When federal judges overturned the same-sex marriage ban in Oklahoma, the state's governor was fighting mad. She claimed that the judges had "trampled" on states rights. Perhaps Fallin needs to remember this isn't Russia.
Bill Maher Blasts 'Useless Obama Hacks' Who Refuse To Criticize NSA Surveilance
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NSA spying, Bill Maher, liberals, conservatives, rights, freedoms, surveillance, police state, usa, politics, government, americans, obama )

Cal
- 96 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
He pointed fingers at liberals who refuse to criticize surveillance under President Obama's administration. During the segment he said, "If this was happening under Bush, liberals would be apoplectic
There Are States Where Technically You Can't Hold Public Office If You Are An Atheist!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, corruption, abuse, dishonesty, government, politics, culture, religion, rights, law, violence, war )

Wild
- 99 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Eight state constitutions include restrictions on people who don't believe in a supreme being. In Arkansas, denying the existence of God means you can't hold civil office or testify in court, while in Tennessee there are also guidelines about belief in th
More Than 72,000 Parents Cruelly Ripped Away From Children By U.S. Immigration
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: immigrationpolicy, children deportations, rights, rights violated, governement, politics, policy, US )

Cal
- 115 days ago - alternet.org
Washington's cruel immigration politices are separating tens of thousands of parents from their children who are living here perfectly legally
 

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