Former assistant attorney general faces possible disbarment and criminal charges after Senate report details machinations on Trump’s behalf
— Read on www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/oct/17/jeffrey-clark-scrutiny-trump-election-subversion-scheme
Four voters in southern Florida sued Gov. Ron DeSantis in Broward County court on Friday, asking the state to compel DeSantis to schedule special elections in three legislative districts where legislators recently resigned. The state Senator from…
— Read on www.dailykos.com/stories/2021/10/16/2058452/-Ron-DeSantis-just-got-sued-for-his-latest-scheme-to-strangle-democracy
The program, which would reward power companies that transition to renewable energy, could be removed from a bill because of Manchin.
— Read on www.businessinsider.com/manchin-threatens-biden-clean-electricity-program-millions-fossil-fuel-industry-2021-10
Sinema is one of two Democrat holdouts against passing Biden’s Build Back Better agenda – but hasn’t made public why. Here’s what she is public about
— Read on www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/oct/16/kyrsten-sinema-senate-biden-build-back-better
Black residents of Louisiana’s Jefferson Parish have long accused the Sheriff’s Office of targeting them. A new video, which shows a deputy slamming a Black woman’s head into the ground, raises more questions.
— Read on www.propublica.org/article/three-children-attacked-a-black-woman-a-sheriffs-deputy-arrived-and-beat-her-more
This comes after state prosecutors also declined to charge Officer Rusten Sheskey for the shooting that left Blake paralyzed from the waist down.
— Read on www.theroot.com/federal-prosecutors-wont-charge-kenosha-police-officer-1847832524
Toward an understanding of structural racism: Implications for criminal justice
— Read on www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.abj7779
If Democrats want answers, they’ll need to enforce their subpoenas in the face of Trump allies’ defiance. They say that’s just what they plan to do.
— Read on www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/10/democrats-bannon-january-6-investigation-jail/620396/
A US Capitol Police officer was indicted on obstruction charges in connection to the January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol.
— Read on edition.cnn.com/2021/10/15/politics/capitol-police-january-6/
The University of Virginia study showed that in any given area, the number of lynchings was a “significant predictor” for the number of memorials.
— Read on www.theroot.com/study-counties-with-more-confederate-statues-had-more-1847862135
On Tuesday, October 5, Brittney Poolaw, a 20-year-old Oklahoma woman, was convicted of manslaughter in the first degree for experiencing a miscarriage at 17 weeks and sentenced to 4 years in state prison.
— Read on www.nationaladvocatesforpregnantwomen.org/oklahoma-prosecution-and-conviction-of-a-woman-for-experiencing-a-miscarriage-is-shameful-and-dangerous/
“He’s a private citizen,” Grassley told reporters following an event in Des Moines. “He can say anything he wants to. I’m looking to the 2022 election and presenting my case to the people.”
KTVU FOX 2’s Heather Holmes spoke with Brian Hofer, executive director of Secure Justice, to get a closer look at license plate surveillance technology — and where the laws currently stand.. See more videos about Videos, Rights & Freedoms, Northern California, California, Civil Liberties, Civil Rights.
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Dr. Ken Starnes works where Arkansas meets Missouri, and life there now might tell us about our future.
— Read on www.esquire.com/news-politics/politics/a37964927/arkansas-hospitals-covid-wave-recede/