Tag: human rights
Charged in a 27-count indictment, Linden Police Officer Pedro Abad was arrested on Monday after killing two people in a DUI car crash. But this isn't the first time he drove drunk.
More than 12 million people have been displaced from Syria, where a brutal civil war has killed hundreds of thousands of people. How ironic many of the migrants are running to the countries that sold the weapons fueling the warfare in Syria.
Former New York State Assemblyman William Scarborough was arrested and indicted on 11 federal charges and 23 state charges of fraud and theft. After pleading guilty, he will spend 13 months in prison—just another crooked politician.
Planned Parenthood is under attack. But here is an economic argument for funding family planning and women’s health services. It's critical that all of us step up right now to defend Planned Parenthood.
An incredible double standard in NY and American policing, the fact is this dichotomy should properly be called apartheid. It's time we call out official racism in the U.S.
Mike Huckabee, who might just be seeking a way to kickstart his failed presidential bid, was in full support of Kim Davis' stance against gay marriage. But would he still defend her if she had denied licenses to inter-racial couples?
After 43 students went missing in Mexico, the students’ families have started a rallying cry as mass protests across Mexico and around the world take place. So what really happened to these students?
Freddie Gray's family settled with Baltimore on Tuesday in the wrongful death case of their son while in police custody. The officers responsible for Gray's death will still face both assault and manslaughter charges.
A legal settlement that may have major implications in prisons nationwide has claimed victory for prisoners' rights. California has agreed to greatly reduce the use of solitary confinement.
Now 120 years later, a national tribute to a narcissistic, paternalistic, brutalistic 19th-century robber baron—George Pullman—will soon be built in Chicago. And we, the taxpayers, are footing the bill for his greed.