Browsing Posts tagged Civil Rights

A judge in Michigan has ruled that a man who wants to carry his gun into his daughter’s school can do so, even though the state has a ban against it. This is a very complicated story and the ruling is maddening to say the least. It all revolves around a man named Kenneth Herman. Video. More.

In recent years, a number of states have been making it increasingly difficult to vote. One method of disenfranchisement has been voter ID laws. A Federal appeals court in Texas has now struck down that state’s favorite voter suppression tactic. One day before the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, one of the most conservative federal appeals courts in the country wielded that law to strike down a Texas voter suppression law. A unanimous panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, in an opinion written by a George W. […]

The video uses some course language.

A Baltimore police officer confronted CNN’s Miguel Marquez about where the media could stand while reporting on the city’s curfew and the arrests of protesters. You can hear CNN’s Don Lemon tell Marquez it’s not worth it to get arrested.

After several community meetings, a San Jose city commission has decided to endorse use of a police drone. The pilot project still needs approval from the city council, but this marks an important step for police in getting the public to buy in. More.

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