Politics

Boston Judge Rules Thirteen Pipeline Protesters Not Responsible

West Roxbury District Court ruled 13 pipeline protesters not responsible for demonstrations against a natural gas pipeline The demonstrations occurred in 2015 when protesters halted construction of a natural gas pipeline in the Boston suburb of West Roxbury Over 198 protesters were reportedly arrested during the 2015 demonstrations Judge Mary Ann Driscoll made the decision that the 13 defendants were ...

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Wichita Activists Welcome NCAA With Andrew Finch Billboards

Four billboards around Wichita call for charges to be filed against the officer who shot and killed Andrew Finch on December 28 The four billboards were first spotted on Thursday afternoon around the city Wichita activists have called for the arrest of the officer responsible since the shooting occurred City officials refuse to comment on the alleged name of the ...

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Detroit Court Of Appeals Dismisses ICP’s Juggalo Gang Lawsuit

A Federal Court of Appeals dismissed a lawsuit from ICP and several Juggalos against the DOJ and the FBI In 2011 the FBI designated Juggalos as a gang in a 2011 report for the National Gang Intelligence Center The lawsuit claimed the DOJ and FBI are violating Juggalo’s First and Fifth Amendment rights A Michigan District Court dismissed the case ...

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Democrat Douglas Jones Beats Roy Moore in Alabama Senate Race

Democratic candidate Douglas Jones beats Republican Roy Moore in Alabama Senate Race The victory makes Jones the first Democrat to represent Alabama in Senate in 20 years Moore’s campaign was plagued with sexual assault accusations from women that were teenagers at the time of the incidents President Donald Trump sent out a “robo-call” telling people to vote for Moore on ...

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Wichita Can Give Jail Time For Giving Money To Roadside Panhandlers

Wichita City Council passes new ordinance that can give jail time to both roadside panhandlers and motorists who give them money The council approved the ordinance with a vote of 7-0 The new ordinance carries a maximum penalty of a $500 fine and up to 30 days in jail The infraction previously was punishable with a $20 fine In an ...

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Madhya Pradesh India Passes Bill To Sentence Pedophiles To Death

Madhya Pradesh, India passed a bill that allows the death sentence for those found guilty of raping a girl under 12 years of age The Madhya Pradesh Assembly unanimously passed the bill The bill was sent to¬†President Ram Nath Kovind for final approval Madhya Pradesh hold the title of the “rape capital” of India Madhya Pradesh, India has responded to ...

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Large Group Of Tax Bill Protesters Arrested At The Nation’s Capitol

Up to 100 people were arrested while protesting the new tax bill at the Nation’s Capitol in Washington DC Ford Fischer from News2Share did a livestream of the 3 hour long demonstration on Tuesday Protesters chanted “Kill the bill” as they walked through the Capitol hallways 36 protesters were arrested in November after storming the Senate Budget Committee hearing on ...

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Press Release: Corrine Brown and Two Others Sentenced to Prison for Fraud

Press Release Via: The United States Department of Justice Former U.S. Congresswoman Corrine Brown was sentenced to five years in prison today in federal court in Jacksonville, Florida for her role in a conspiracy and fraud scheme involving a sham scholarship charity. Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, Acting U.S. Attorney W. Stephen ...

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