Post Tagged with: "civil rights"

Free Speech Or Hate Crime? Canadians Who Support Palestinian Rights Will Face Charges

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Standing up for the rights of a people is a hate crime? How did the world turn so upside down?

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Father Says Cops ‘Assassinated’ Unarmed 19-Year-Old Son ‘Right In My Face’ (VIDEO)

Father Says Cops ‘Assassinated’ Unarmed 19-Year-Old Son ‘Right In My Face’ (VIDEO)

The family of Terrance Kellom says that video footage, which was confiscated by the police, will prove that the unarmed teen was brutally assassinated inside his father’s home.

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Virginia GOPer: We Could Have Stopped The Baltimore Riots With Attack Dogs

Virginia GOPer: We Could Have Stopped The Baltimore Riots With Attack Dogs

Using police dogs to stop protests. Where have we seen that before?

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Florida Sovereign Citizen Files Rambling Nine-Page Legal Notice To ‘F*ck This Court’ (VIDEO)

Florida Sovereign Citizen Files Rambling Nine-Page Legal Notice To ‘F*ck This Court’ (VIDEO)

Clark’s nine-page legal filing is an almost glowing example of the tactics used by self-identified sovereign citizens.

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Bigoted Bakery That Discriminated Against Lesbian Couple Loses GoFundMe Account (SCREENSHOTS)

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Sweet Cakes by Melissa has lost their GoFundMe account. Guess who they’re blaming for this tragedy?

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Cops Laugh As Man With Ruptured Spleen Begs For Medical Attention For Hours (VIDEO)

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Contrary to the testimony of a police supervisor, surveillance video shows that Robert Liese asked for medical attention more than 20 times, before losing consciousness.

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GOP’s Racist Gerrymandering Takes Another Hit At The Supreme Court (VIDEO)

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North Carolina Republicans are so smug when it comes to their redistricting plans. After all, they’ve been getting away with the same kinds of election rigging schemes for years.

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Corrupt Cops Use ‘War On Drugs’ To Steal Money, Plant Evidence And Ruin Lives

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Is there REALLY any justification for what these corrupt men have done? We need to end this NOW.

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House Democrats Introduce Resolution To Combat LGBT Discrimination, Set To Unveil New LGBT Civil Rights Bill

House Democrats Introduce Resolution To Combat LGBT Discrimination, Set To Unveil New LGBT Civil Rights Bill

How do Democrats in Congress intend to smackdown “right to discriminate” legislation? Pass a new civil rights bill – this time for LGBT Americans.

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Arizona’s Polygamous Moms Throw Chickens To Keep Former Cult Member From Retrieving Her Kids (VIDEO)

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Well, when chickens are all you’ve got …

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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)

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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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