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Drop the Charges Against Darrin Manning ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: police abuse of power, police, Philadelphia, violencesurgery, government )

- 2001 days ago -
Earlier this month, 16-year old Darrin Manning, a straight-A student and star athlete was forced to undergo emergency surgery to repair his ruptured testicle after a violent Stop and Frisk encounter with Philadelphia police.
Wisc!: Walker Republicans Have a Fascination With Secrecy : Media Kept Out of Politicos' Meeting
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wisconsin, Governor Walker, Secrets, Media black-out, terrorism, republicans, ethics, crime, cover-up, congress, lies, media, propaganda, usa, war, SupremeCourt, healthcare, dishonesty, law, gayrights, ethics, internet, police, politics, sadness, safety, soci )

- 2044 days ago -
Blinky Kleefisch, prancing around at a round table discussion about Wisconsin's tax code and possible changes by controversial GOP Gov. Scott Walker, closed the meeting to the press. " The world is watching the Republicans look really stupid.!!"
US Arrests Son of Mexican Cartel Boss
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, US, Mexico, drug cartel, police, law, crime )

- 2063 days ago -
Serafin Zambada-Ortiz, 23, was detained after being stopped Wednesday as he tried to enter America at Arizona's Nogales border crossing, said the US Attorney's Office for southern California.
OP-ED: NSA: Where the Debate Breaks Down
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: surveilliance, police, ethics, whistle blowing, NSA, usa, news, media, government, dishonesty, americans, abuse )

- 2156 days ago -
NSA claims that it protects civil liberties. But its definition of protection is not the same as those who aren't part of the initiate. It never has been.
Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst Calls 911 to Pressure Police to Release Jailed Relative (TEXT, VIDEO, and AUDIO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Texas, government, ethics, republicans, police, law, politics, news )

- 2157 days ago -
"This is David Dewhurst, the Lieutenant Governor of the State of Texas, and I want to talk to your senior officer who is there at your department right now," Dewhurst said at the beginning of the call.
Edward Snowden: The Whistleblower Behind the NSA Surveillance Revelations
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: surveilliance, police, ethics, whistle blowing, NSA, usa, news, media, government, dishonesty, americans, abuse )

- 2230 days ago -
The 29-year-old source behind the biggest intelligence leak in the NSA's history explains his motives, his uncertain future and why he never intended on hiding in the shadows
Supreme Court Okays Warrantless DNA Sampling
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: rights, crime, police, politics, usa, usa, government, ethics, crime, news, SupremeCourt )

- 2237 days ago -
Police can force suspects arrested for serious crimes to give DNA samples, a divided Supreme Court ruled, 5 votes to 4, on Monday
Will the Boston Bombings Kill the Public Police Scanner?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, law, police, technology, Boston bombings, usa, politics )

- 2277 days ago -
Law enforcement freaked out when their reports--and misreports--ended up in the press in Boston. That's bad news for transparency.
ACLU Accuses Detroit Police of Removing Homeless People From City
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: City of Detroit, police, homeless persons, ACLU, complaint to U.S. Department of Justice )

- 2281 days ago -
Detroit police are accused of removing homeless people from a popular tourist spot and dropping them off miles away, sometimes beyond the city limits, according to a complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Justice.
How High Is Too High to Drive?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, Marijuna, DUI, legal limit, crime, safety, accidents, police )

- 2343 days ago -
On the evening of February 23, 2010, Rodney Koon was pulled over for doing 83 in a 55 zone outside Traverse City, Michigan. The deputy who stopped Koon noticed that the inside of his Toyota RAV4 smelled funny, and the middle-aged carpenter admitted that
Take Action: Support President Obama's Call for Comprehensive Immigration Reform With a Path to Citizenship
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, abuse, culture, family, ethics, freedoms, government, law, media, politics, police, sadness, society, safety, rights, usa, children, dishonesty, education, congress, economy, freedoms, lies, propaganda, media, usa )

- 2361 days ago -
With President Obama's big speech today, and with the announcement of a bipartisan framework in the Senate, it's clear that comprehensive immigration reform is finally within reach.
Strengthen the Public's Right to Record Police Officers ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, filming police, cops, police, record, ethics, freedoms )

- 2419 days ago -
The ACLU-NJ wants Newark's policy to be a model for other departments across the state. Tell New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa to issue a policy affirming the right of the public to record police officers performing their duties.
Lindsey Graham Wants the Government to Be Able to Lock You Up Forever Without a Trial
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics, rights, police, law, republicans, news, government, ethics )

- 2422 days ago -
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is not happy that the government might have to actually convict a suspected terrorist of a crime before locking them up forever and throwing away the key.
The US Government Can Track Your Location at Any Time Without a Warrant
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: rights to privacy, personal privacy, police, security, law, courts, freedoms, government, ethics, usa, politics )

- 2528 days ago -
Is law enforcement tracking your cell phone's GPS more like intercepting a phone call or tailing someone on the street? A federal court decision says it's more like following you...
TAKE ACTION NOW! NYPD, Don't Arrest Journalists For Taking Photos!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, government, ethics, politics, police, rights, freedoms, news, usa )

- 2531 days ago -
Robert Stolarik, a freelancer who works with the New York Times, was taking pictures for the paper when he was brutally arrested by the NYPD. He was in the Bronx doing street interviews when a fight started, and officers arrested a 15-year-old girl.

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