Thursday, June 4, 2020

Tag: Pennsylvania

Lamb trumps GOP in PA! #MakeAmericaRespectableAgain

What is clear is that the ballot box continues to be the best hope for restoring American democracy and with it America’s lost respectability in the world.

Major victory for Pennsylvania: Supreme Court rules state’s gerrymandered congressional map...

It is time for voters to choose politicians rather than politician choosing voters.

Federal judge rules in favor of women on birth control

“This is just the first step, but today is a critical victory for millions of women and families and for the rule of law.”

Study: Babies with low birth weights more likely near Pennsylvania fracking...

This study adds to the existing scientific literature that tells us there are serious public health consequences linked to fracking.

The rise of Pennsylvania’s racist right is a warning to the...

From Philadelphia to Erie, and all points in between, our movement is growing.

Judge awards Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline builder rights to seize last 5...

The judge's order means pipeline construction can begin as soon as possible.

One rural county’s battle to stop a pipeline from slicing through...

Lancaster County, Penn. is rising up against the $3 billion Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline.

Fracking giant Cabot sues Pennsylvania water contamination victim for $5 million

“It seems like a clear attempt by Cabot and the entire gas industry to intimidate us, our clients, and the public from protecting their rights.”

One family’s bold stand to block construction of a new pipeline

The family is asking for supporters to join them and plan to continue their campaign against the pipeline’s construction regardless of the court’s decision.

Pennsylvania school now doing emergency drills in case of pipeline explosion

The type of natural gas liquids associated with this project have a troubling safety record.

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American Stonewall: The Cops Have Already Lost

If a politician wants to exercise real leadership, let them proclaim a day of healing where they lead a march of police and protesters together in support of a new era in police relations.

Diabetic Dies in Jail After Police Refuse to Give Him Insulin

Pemiscot County sheriff’s deputies allegedly refused to give Michael Robinson medical treatment until he became too weak to hold up his own head. Robinson later died, prompting an investigation into his time in jail.

Sanders calls on democrats to embrace 8-point plan to end police brutality, protect communities

“We have got to act boldly to eradicate systemic racism and police violence. I am calling for sweeping policy reforms to protect people—particularly communities of color—who have suffered violence for far too long.”
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6 Atlanta cops charged with assaulting college students on video

Two of the officers were immediately fired for use of excessive force.

Organizing the rich or the poor?

Which America will be ours after the pandemic?