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Why Are Ferguson Officials Trying to Keep Media From Reporting True Accounts of Ferguson Unrest?

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Why Are Ferguson Officials Trying to Keep Media From Reporting True Accounts of Ferguson Unrest?

Reporting by: Jack Gillum/Joan Lowy/Dennis Byron WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government agreed to a police request to restrict more than 37 square miles of airspace surrounding Ferguson, Missouri, for 12 days in August for safety, but audio recordings show that local authorities privately acknowledged the purpose was to keep away news helicopters during violent street […]

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Breaking: Federal Judge Tells Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio to Stop Racial Profiling Now!

| May 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Breaking: Federal Judge Tells Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio to Stop Racial Profiling Now!

Federal Judge Tells Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio to Stop Racial Profiling Now!  TUCSON — A federal judge has ruled that the immigration enforcement policies of the man who calls himself “America’s toughest sheriff” violated the Constitution by using racial profiling. Some of the sheriff’s past antics included making male inmate wear pink underwear. You don’t […]

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Lupe Fiasco Tests The First Amendment at Concert and Gets the Boot

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Lupe Fiasco Tests The First Amendment at Concert and Gets the Boot

Last night (January 20) Chicago native and hip hop artist Lupe Fiasco did what Lupe Fiasco does: cause controversy. At the StartUp RockOn Inauguration concert, Lupe got on stage and went in on some major figures in news talk radio and the President himself, Barack Obama. “Limbaugh is a racist, Glenn Beck is a racist. […]

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Porn Producer Suing to Overturn Condom Law in Los Angeles

| January 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
Porn Producer Suing to Overturn Condom Law in Los Angeles

With all the diseases circulating in America due to unprotected sex, it is bizarre to hear someone in the porn industry who has a responsibility to his profession, try and block a law that will only save more lives. LOS ANGELES — A major adult filmmaker sued to block a new Los Angeles County law requiring […]

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Revisiting The Sandy Hook Tragedy: 5 Things Gun Lobbyists Tell Us That Aren’t True (Video Inside)

| December 18, 2012 | 0 Comments
Revisiting The Sandy Hook Tragedy: 5 Things Gun Lobbyists Tell Us That Aren’t True (Video Inside)

The Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy has left America saddened and angry at the same time, after 30 people (mostly children) were killed. The incident has sparked never-ending debates across the country and many of them involve gun regulation. Zack Beauchamp over at ThinkingProgress.org gave us an interesting list to discuss. Take a look at the “5 Lies […]

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No Room At The Inn: Santa Monica Judge Plans to Deny Bid for Park Nativity Displays In The City

| November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
No Room At The Inn: Santa Monica Judge Plans to Deny Bid for Park Nativity Displays In The City

A federal judge indicated Monday that she planned to deny a bid by churches to force Santa Monica to reopen spaces in a city park to private displays, including Christmas Nativity scenes. U.S. District Court Judge Audrey Collins announced her intent in a tentative ruling given to attorneys in advance of a late-morning hearing. William […]

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Wife of George Zimmerman Arrested for Perjury

| June 12, 2012 | 0 Comments
Wife of George Zimmerman Arrested for Perjury

    While the 5th Amendment of the US Constitution protects a spouse for testifying against their other half, lying to a judge during a court proceeding doesn’t give you a pass and the wife of George Zimmerman is about to find out why. 25-year-old Shellie Nichole Zimmerman obviously had to learn about it the hard way […]

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State of Louisiana vs Rapper Lil Boosie..The Murder Trial Continues!!

| May 10, 2012 | 0 Comments
State of Louisiana vs Rapper Lil Boosie..The Murder Trial Continues!!

Louisiana rapper Torrance Hatch’s murder trial is underway. Hatch, better known as Lil Boosie, is charged with first degree murder in connection with the death of Terry Boyd in 2009. According to Assistant District Attorney Dana Cummings the killing was a murder-for-hire with Boosie giving the command and the murder being taken care of by […]

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The Abortion Battle Continues With Personhood Amendment

| November 9, 2011 | 1 Comment
The Abortion Battle Continues With Personhood Amendment

  Author: Sylvia Burley Luckily for all citizens, Mississippi voters rejected the “Personhood” Amendment during yesterday’s Super Tuesday vote. Formally known as Initiative 26, this amendment defines life as beginning at the moment of fertilization, and is being established as a direct challenge to the Roe v. Wade ruling. Filled with ambiguity, if the amendment had been approved […]

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