Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Officers placed on leave after repeatedly punching teen on video

The police sergeant and two officers who arrested Luke have been placed on paid administrative leave pending an investigation into the incident. Currently, none of the officers faces assault charges.

Former correctional officer pleads guilty to punching handcuffed man on video

“Correctional officers who abuse their power and harm inmates violate our civil rights laws.”

With abortion, we’re more than empowered warriors or fragile survivors

Celebrating only “strong” women and nonbinary people doesn’t advance the cause of feminism or gender equality.

LGBTQ advocates cheer historic victory after US House passes equality act

"This vote is a monumental step forward in the fight for true, lived equality for LGBTQ people."

‘I don’t believe it’s too extreme:’ Republicans hope to pass near-total abortion ban in...

Lawmakers have clearly stated that their goal is to get the topic in front of the Supreme Court, currently boasting a conservative majority, to legally overturn Roe V. Wade and outlaw abortion altogether.

‘Worst-of-its-kind:’ Alabama abortion ban could punish providers with 99 years in prison

“It’s time to listen to women, not punish us for trying to make critical decisions about our own families and our own lives.”

Teen’s family awarded $3.75M after son gunned down by LA sheriff’s deputy

Although deputies claim that the teen had a gun, no firearm was located at the scene.

Venezuela Embassy Protection Collective defies unlawful ‘no trespass’ order

History will record this as a key turning point in U.S.-Venezuela relations, U.S. violation of a key tenet of international law and most of all, as a heroic example of U.S. citizens doing everything in their power to try to stop a U.S.-orchestrated coup.

Monsanto ordered to pay $2 billion in Roundup cancer lawsuit

“We’ve been fighting cancer for more than nine years now and we can’t do any of the things we wanted to do. We really resent Monsanto for that.”

Cartel drug lord pleads guilty to bribing US federal agent with cash and prostitutes

“Christopher Ciccione abused his law enforcement authority for personal profit."