Post Tagged with: "civil rights"

Democratic Congressman Plans To Introduce Bill That Will End ‘Policing For Profit’ (VIDEO)

Democratic Congressman Plans To Introduce Bill That Will End ‘Policing For Profit’ (VIDEO)

“The time has come to end the practice of using law enforcement as a cash register, a practice that has impacted too many Americans and has disproportionately affected minority and low-income communities.”

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Right Wing Nut Tells Anti-Gay Christians To Flee America, And Here’s Why (AUDIO)

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For once, we can agree with a right wing religious nut job. All anti-gay Christians should leave America… TODAY!

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Dan Savage Calls Out Ben Carson: If Being Gay Is a Choice, Come And Prove It (VIDEO)

Dan Savage To Ben Carson: If Being Gay Is a Choice, Come And Prove It (VIDEO)

Since Ben Carson insists being gay is a choice, Dan Savage will meet him any time, any where — with a camera crew — so Carson can prove it.

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Right Wing Nut Bob Ellis Wants An Anti-Gay Rosa Parks, MLK

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Right wing nut and rabid homophobe Bob Ellis has taken his hate to a new low by linking Rosa Parks and MLK to his hateful, homophobic agenda.

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No Justice For Trayvon: Racist, Murdering Thug George Zimmerman Walks Free, And Here’s Why (VIDEO)

Featured photo: Courtesy family photo of Trayvon Martin via ABC News with inset of George Zimmerman Public Domain 2005/Orange County (Florida) Jail via Wikipedia.

Why don’t racist cops and vigilante thugs like George Zimmerman get prosecuted? Because our laws make it way too hard to prove hate crimes.

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Nearly 4,000 Black Americans Were Lynched In The Southern States – And Their Names Will Be Documented

Nearly 4,000 Black Americans Were Lynched In The Southern States – And Their Names Will Be Documented

This is our history. And like the Holocaust, September 11th, and so forth, this is something we must never, ever forget. If this makes you uncomfortable, sad, angry, embarrassed, or horrified, good. It should. Atrocities are remembered in the most heinous ways so we can learn from their horrors and make a pledge that it will never, ever happen again.

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Man Loses Half His Skull After Jailers Refuse Medical Treatment For Sinus Infection (VIDEO)

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It doesn’t matter why Robby Valentine was doing time in an Oklahoma county jail. No judge sentenced him to death. No jury sentenced him to undergo a lobotomy. This is the definition of ‘cruel and unusual punishment.’

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Bristol Palin Defends Mom’s Trainwreck Speech By Comparing Her To Martin Luther King

Bristol Palin Defends Mom’s Trainwreck Speech By Comparing Her To Martin Luther King

Bristol Palin once again comes to her mom’s defense – in the most offensive way possible.

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GOP Flips Off Women And Minorities, Strike ‘Civil Rights And Human Rights’ From Subcommittee Title

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If Republicans were trying to improve their image among minorities and women, they failed miserably by proclaiming that they don’t give a damn about civil and human rights.

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NY Times: Feds Likely Not To Press Civil Rights Charges Against Darren Wilson

NY Times: Feds Likely Not To Press Civil Rights Charges Against Darren Wilson

It looks as though Darren Wilson will not have any charges pressed against him by the Justice Department after all.

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Cop Kills Missouri Family’s Dog As It Plays In Their Yard; Police Response To Questions Is Even More Chilling (VIDEO)

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Just days before Christmas, a Missouri cop killed a family’s beloved pet, as it played in their yard. What happened when the family tried to file a complaint against the cop is even more alarming.

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Anti-Gay Bigot Suing Colorado Bakery For Refusing To Write ‘God Hates F*GS’ On A Cake

Anti-Gay Bigot Suing Colorado Bakery For Refusing To Write ‘God Hates F*GS’ On A Cake

They are being sued for discrimination because they refused to make a hate cake.

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Cops Caught On Camera, Kicking, Brutally Beating Handcuffed Man Calling For Jesus (VIDEO)

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The video shows two white cops repeatedly punching and kicking a black man as he lay helpless on the sidewalk, hands cuffed behind his back.

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Texas Cop Invasively Searched Woman In Public View Because Boyfriend Allegedly Smelled Like Weed (VIDEO)

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A Texas State Trooper is facing her second civil rights lawsuit for an invasive, humiliating, and public body cavity search of a woman — simply because her boyfriend allegedly smelled like pot.

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Ex-NYPD Gun Nut Threatens To Shoot #BlackBrunch Protesters

Ex-NYPD Gun Nut Threatens To Shoot #BlackBrunch Protesters

It just wouldn’t be a peaceful anti-violence protest without a rabid right winger threatening to kill someone. Over brunch.

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Israel Arrests 8 Palestinian-Israelis For Facebook Status Updates

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The Israeli state is now locking up non-Jews for Facebook posts it doesn’t like.

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Albert Einstein Warned America About “The Negro Question” 70 Years Ago

Albert Einstein Warned America About “The Negro Question” 70 Years Ago

Einstein would probably weep if he saw America today.

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It Happened! China Passes US To Take Number One Spot As World’s Largest Economy

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And the United States is now in the number two spot chasing China.

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Christian Coalition Chair: Gays Don’t Need Equal Rights Because Haters Get Shamed By Social Media

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Keith den Hollander: Who needs civil rights when you’ve got Facebook and Twitter?

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Obama Seeks Police Body Cameras From GOP-Controlled Congress As GOP Digs In Heels (VIDEO)

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The needed funding will require approval of the GOP-controlled congress. To date, this Congress hasn’t been able to pass gas let alone important legislation to improve the health and safety of those they serve.

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