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Society & Culture

Florida Woman Gets 60 Years While Stand-Your-Ground Zimmerman Walks Free
Society & Culture  (tags: Florida, Stand your ground, Alexander, Zimmerman, domestic violence, new trial, crime, ethics, law, police, rights )

Lynn
- 3 days ago - addictinginfo.org
It is so not fair! She stood her ground, just like George Zimmerman of Stand-Your-Ground ... law fame. And both live in Florida. So why is Marissa Alexander looking down the barrel of 60 years in prison when her situation was the same as Zimmerman's?
Three New Mexico Teens Charged With Killing Homeless Men
Society & Culture  (tags: Albuquerque NM, murder, homeless, crime, society, police, news, humans, children, family, ethics, law, sadness, violence, death )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - cnn.com
The boys -- 15, 16 and 18 -- used bricks and a metal pole to kill the men, according to a criminal complaint accusing each of them of two counts of murder. The 15-year-old told an investigator that the trio "randomly" attacked over 50 homeless people.
OP-ED: America Is Ripe For Authoritarianism
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, news, obama, military, police, politics, society, ethics, culture, safety, rights, freedoms )

Cal
- 11 days ago - alternet.org
The pitiful state of the economy makes the U.S. vulnerable.
Deputy Police Chief, Officer in Florida Town Were Members of the KKK, the FBI Alleges (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Florida, KKK, police, law, ethics, dishonesty, society, news, safety )

Carrie
- 16 days ago - rawstory.com
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement presented Chief Terry Isaacs with copies of a confidential FBI report last week that allegedly identified Deputy Chief David Borst and Officer George Hunnewell as members of the KKK.
ABUSE! Drivers Get Screwed Over Constantly in America
Society & Culture  (tags: driving, police searches, civil liberties, privacy rights, governement, snopping, poitics, big brother, a-holes on patrol, society, politics, government, ethics, culture, americans, transportation, police, rights, news, freedoms, dishonesty, usa, abuse )

Cal
- 18 days ago - vice.com
In order to legally operate a motor vehicle on public roads in America today, citizens must abide an astonishing array of affronts to even the most basic concepts of civil liberty.
Ohio Man Arrested After Friends Parade AR-15s Through Neighborhood, Spouting Racial Slurs (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Open Carry Rally, Cincinnati, racism, ethics, law, police, society, safety, violence, rights, freedoms )

Carrie
- 31 days ago - rawstory.com
One of two men in the group, which included two women, filmed their open carry rally in the East Price Hill neighborhood, where they walked past District 3 police headquarters and marveled that they were exercising their constitutional rights.
Albuquerque Infiltrates, Films Anti-Shooting Protest With Undercover Cop Who Shot Someone (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Albuquerque, police brutality, anti shooting protest, undercover cop, police, law, ethics, safety, rights, abuse, news )

Carrie
- 37 days ago - rawstory.com
The Albuquerque Police Department insisted over the weekend that it sent an undercover officer who shot someone to infiltrate and film protests against deadly force in order to ensure the safety of demonstrators.
TAKE ACTION NOW! It's Time to Put An End to America's New Debtors' Prisons!
Society & Culture  (tags: government, ethics, DEBTORS PRISONS, debtors' prisons, society, safety, law, politics, crime, culture, americans, usa, police, rights )

Cal
- 41 days ago - bravenewfilms.org
Judges in Georgia and Alabama must cut all ties with an industry profiting off the poor and stop placing people on probation under the control of profit-hungry private companies.
How the Justice Department Keeps Its Cell-Phone Snooping a Secret
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, society, police, PRIVACY RIGHTS, NEW TECHNOLOGY, SNOOPING ON CITIZENS, ethics, government, culture, americans, rights, law, news )

Cal
- 43 days ago - vice.com
In a move that has alarmed civil-liberties groups and transparency advocates, the Department of Justice has been working with local police departments across the country to squelch public-records requests on controversial cell-phone surveillance technolog
The Chilling Anti-Government, Cliven Bundy-Loving Facebook Posts of the Alleged Las Vegas Shooters
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Jared and Amanda Miller, NRA, right wing champions, crime, death, violence, society, government, police, ethics, culture, politics, law, media, news, murder )

Carrie
- 50 days ago - motherjones.com
Jerad and Amanda Miller's Facebook and YouTube likes included the NRA, Rand Paul, FreedomWorks, and other right-wing champions--and videos justifying the killing of police officers.
"Men's Rights" and the Septic Tank of History -- William Rivers Pitt
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, family, freedoms, government, law, police, politics, religion, sadness, safety, society, women )

Kit
- 53 days ago - truth-out.org
In 1995, several young boys in western Ireland came across something buried beneath a cracked piece of concrete. It turned out to be the septic tank for an old building, demolished decades earlier, that had been known as The Home.
Pressure Mounts On Target To Ban Firearms After Loaded Gun Found In Toy Aisle
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, corruption, crime, death, dishonesty, education, family, freedoms, government, law, media, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence )

Kit
- 53 days ago - forbes.com
"The gun was in plain view on top of a superhero Playskool toy box when the worker found it; he thought it was a toy. He realized it was real after seeing it was loaded with live ammo
Target Gets Drawn Into Gun Rights Battle
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, freedoms, government, law, media, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence )

Kit
- 53 days ago - motherjones.com
Executives at Target probably never thought much about their red-and-white bull's-eye logo becoming so fraught, but the mammoth discount retailer now faces the challenge of being the latest corporation pulled into the fight over open-carry gun rights.
Rio Favela Hosts People's Cup For Communities Suffering Evictions and Police Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: Brazil, Rio, Favela, Sao Paulo, FIFA World Cup, abuse, activists, corruption, dishonesty, freedoms, government, politics, rights, violence, sports, world, police )

Betsy
- 56 days ago - portside.org
A Rio de Janeiro favela hosts People's Cup for communities affected by FIFA restrictions, police violence, evictions and home demolitions. "World Cup For Whom" hosts 2nd annual competition.
 

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