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Tag: Massachusetts

Homeless man files lawsuit after wrongfully arrested for using counterfeit $10...

“A person like me would've gotten an apology, but a person like Emory somehow finds his way in handcuffs for trying to pay for his breakfast with real money.”

Spending a night in the Concord jail when Martin Luther King,...

On the evening of April 4, 1968, an hour or so after Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated, I was in a jail cell in Concord, Mass., writing a freshman paper about King, Gandhi and Thoreau.

8 states that made 2016 a huge year for clean energy

These victories—many of them bipartisan—across the country give hope for 2017.

5 big Wins, 2 big losses on key eco-ballot initiatives

An energy and big business-backed state constitutional amendment passed in Colorado, while a controversial carbon tax initiative in Washington went down to defeat.

Massachusetts Becomes First State Ever To Ban Employers From Asking For...

The state will be the first in the country to ban employers from asking prospective hires for their salary histories.

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Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.
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In ‘historic’ move, Nebraska farmers return land to the Ponca tribe to block Keystone...

"TransCanada will have to negotiate with a new landowner, one that has special legal status as a tribe."

Six dictators who divided children from parents

Separating children from their families has been characteristic of the biggest dictators of the modern era.

First plaintiff goes to trial against Monsanto claiming RoundUp to blame for terminal cancer

With thousands of cases being brought against Monsanto, the company's infamous weed-killer, RoundUp, is to blame by many cancer sufferers.

The Bible’s message on separating immigrant children from parents is a lot different from...

Scripture commands Christians to help the poor, to recognize the importance of the family, and to criticize unjust laws.

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