Regina Brave affectionately known to many as Grandma Regina was among those arrested as the militarized police swept the Oceti Sakowin encampment of occupants. She is also a 1973 Wounded Knee Veteran and took a Treaty Stand at the camp.
White House blocks CNN, BBC, New York Times, LA Times, Buzzfeed, Politico, and more from media briefing. Nothing like this has ever happened at the White House in our long history of covering multiple administrations of different parties.
Across the United States, our rights to peaceful means of protest are under attack. These attacks pave the way for our work as animal advocates to be repressed and criminalized. Multiple states have introduced to legislation to severely penalize
The best recent study is a 2016 report by the Cato Institute, which found there were 154 foreign-born terrorists who engaged in fatal attacks in the US from 1975 to 2015. Twenty of these terrorists were refugees. Those 20 were responsible for killing 3.
Under cover of the Trump administration's "law and order" platform, Republican lawmakers at the state level are advancing legislation to impose draconian penalties on protest organizers and participants.