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Lawyers for Standing Rock Protesters Are Pleading for More Help
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Water Protectors, DAPL protesters, attorneys, public defenders )

Judy
- 94 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The Morton County Sheriff's Department lists 264 people who have no lawyer at all, and the 265 people who have been assigned public defense attorneys aren't receiving adequate counsel.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Veto Bill That Bans Abortion After a Month and a Half
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abortion politics, choice, abortion, usa, news )

AWAY AWHI
- 105 days ago - forcechange.com
Veto bill that would make abortion illegal after a month and a half of pregnanc
Playing Defense: How Progressives Could Push Democrats to Block the Trump Agenda
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: progressive movemetn, congress )

AWAY AWHI
- 105 days ago - truth-out.org
in the aftermath of the Sanders campaign, the existence of millions of activists willing to fight for progressive change cannot be denied.
Pledge to Defend the 1st Amendment During Trump's Presidency
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Trump, U.S. Constitution, free speech, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 108 days ago - signherenow.org
On January 20, Donald J. Trump will take the oath of office and swear to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States. Of special concern are his threats directed at journalists and arbitrary limitations on media access and comments.
Watergate-Era Intelligence Experts Call for Leniency for Snowden
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S., Edward Snowden, NSA, Big Brother, Barack Obama, US Department of Justice )

Judy
- 113 days ago - commondreams.org
The signatories say NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden should receive leniency, if not a full pardon.
Donald Trump Just Hired a Current Theranos Board Member to Run the Pentagon
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Donald Trump, Secretary of Defense, Trump cabinet, James Mattis, Theranos )

Judy
- 111 days ago - thenation.com
General Mattis is still associated with the quack medical company. So much for "extreme vetting."
A Cabinet Position for Petraeus; Disciplinary Actions for Broadwell After Affair
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Claire McCaskill, Hillary Clinton, Lindsey Graham, Donald Trump, John McCain, Chris Coons, Jack Reed, Pentagon )

Judy
- 110 days ago - thehill.com
While former CIA Director David Petraeus is interviewing for a top job in the Trump administration, the woman he had an affair with is facing possible disciplinary actions from the Army.
Standing Rock: US Denies Key Permit for Dakota Access Pipeline, a Win for Tribe
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Dakota Access pipeline, North Dakota, Native Americans, Water )

Judy
- 107 days ago - theguardian.com
Army Corps of Engineers will not grant the permit for the Dakota Access pipeline to drill under the Missouri river, handing a major win to environmental activists
Standing Rock Protesters Just Took SERIOUS Action Against Brutal Out Of Control Cops
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: police brutality, class action lawsuit, human right abuses, Standing Rock Dakota Access Pipeline, Nov. 20, 2016, civil rights action )

Dandelion
- 111 days ago - theintercept.com
When it comes to extreme violence and human rights abuses, the events at the Standing Rock Dakota Access Pipeline project protest on November 20 could go down as one of Americas darkest moments in recent history.
Song For Leonard Peltier   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Leonard Peltier, Song for Leonard Peltier, Jim Page, video, clemency, President Obama )

Dandelion
- 111 days ago - youtube.com
Seattle singer songwriter sings his ballad Song For Leonard Peltier telling the story of Peltiers struggle for the Lakota Indian people of South Dakota.
 
 
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