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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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Monumental Shift As Ferguson Municipal Courts Are Taken Over

By Jamelle Bouie [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Ferguson municipal Judge Ronald J. Brockmeyer resigned on Monday, bringing to an end the misery the citizens of the St. Louis suburb.

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NSA Wiretapping May Result In Hundreds Of Court Cases Being Overturned

NSA Wiretapping May Result In Hundreds Of Court Cases Being Overturned

A lawyer in Florida has called upon the NSA to turn over any records involving his client, and the NSA may have to comply or the case could be thrown out.

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Catholic Church: Fetuses Are People, Unless It’s Going To Cost Us Money

Catholic Church: Fetuses Are People, Unless It’s Going To Cost Us Money

The Catholic Church strongly believes that life begins at conception (never mind that they didn’t always think that) … unless it costs them damages in a lawsuit.

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Weekend Reading List

Weekend Reading List

Articles on the impact of the 2012 elections on our judicial system and health care policy, Paul Ryan’s reactionary budgets and bad debate performance, and how Mitt Romney dodges taxes and failed to be a bipartisan leader in Massachusetts.

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Newt Gingrich Declares That He Will Abolish Federal Courts And Judges He Disagrees With (VIDEO)

Newt Gingrich Declares That He Will Abolish Federal Courts And Judges He Disagrees With (VIDEO)

Newt Gingrich declared war against the nation’s courts on Thursday during the GOP debate in Sioux City, Iowa. After host Megyn Kelly asked him about the viability of his proposed plan to gut the judiciary branch, Gingrich said that as President he would abolish any court and get rid of any judge that makes a decision that he disagrees with.

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