Monday, June 24, 2019

Tag: justice

Police officers placed on leave after punching handcuffed teen on video

Although the teenage girl was resisting arrest, her hands were cuffed behind her back and she had been restrained by a seat belt when the female officer began striking her.

Congressman’s wife pleads guilty to misusing campaign funds

Margaret Hunter recently pleaded guilty in federal court to her and her husband using their campaign funds as their private bank account for years.

Mother awarded $1.1M after deputy shot and stomped her son on...

“No amount of money can compensate for the loss of Connor, but it does show a recognition on the part of the county of its obligation."

Federal judge dismisses charges against 3 white supremacists

The three, members of the Rise Above Movement, had been charged under a federal anti-riot statute with planning and then carrying out assaults at rallies in California in 2017. The judge said the federal statute used to prosecute them was unconstitutional.

Los Angeles County sues Monsanto over chemical contamination

According to the lawsuit, Monsanto had been aware that polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were harmful but concealed the data for years while polluting the water.

A win for women: Federal judge strikes down Mississippi abortion ban

"Banning abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, the law prevents a woman's free choice, which is central to personal dignity and autonomy."

Milwaukee agrees to pay $6.75M to family of inmate who died...

The officers responsible for the inmate’s death were charged with neglect, misconduct, and obstruction.

Sri Lankan refugee family that hid Snowden in Hong Kong now...

For those who aid U.S.’ "outlaws," no good deed goes unpunished.

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $25M in baby powder cancer...

According to Judge Manuel Mendez, who is presiding over the trial, Johnson & Johnson placed “corporate profits and reputation over the health and safety of consumers.”

Up next – trial in Monsanto’s hometown set for August after...

"We want the companies to take responsibility for warning people – even if there is a chance that something would be harmful or hazardous for them, people should be warned."

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New lawsuit seeks to hold the Trump Administration accountable for eliminating environmental grades

“This is like a student hiding his report card because it’s full of Fs.”

Can we talk – about John Bolton, false flag tanker attacks, World War III?

Are the Persian Gulf tankers the false flag attack that will trigger World War III?

Food companies are still selling products contaminated by Monsanto weedkiller

Despite these newest results the EPA refuses to set strict limits of glyphosate in food.

Warren or Sanders

“It is important for progressives to address and answer this question for themselves, well before the primaries, so as not to squander their resources of time, finances and conviviality fighting among themselves during the important lead-up to the primary elections where they must be strategically united in order to win.”

Climate crisis and the 2020 elections

The Democrats must not repeat the mistakes that they made in 2016!