September 8, 2015

Planned Parenthood Strikes Back

Right wing loons are going to do what right wing loons do… …which is lie, obfuscate, play into their base’s paranoia and even hysteria. But Planned Parenthood is not taking this sitting down. They and other related organizations are hitting back, exposing what lying liars are at the core of modern-day conservatism. It is really… Read more »

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September 8, 2015

No, Kim Davis is NOT like Rosa Parks

Legal experts are near-unanimous that Kim Davis — the Rowan County, Kentucky clerk who has been held in contempt of court and temporarily jailed for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses, despite a Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage across the country — is in the wrong. However, as she becomes a conservative hero for standing up to the federal… Read more »

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September 8, 2015

End Policing for Profit: Abolish Civil Asset Forfeiture

Civil asset forfeiture allows – and, in these times of severe budget cuts, even encourages – law enforcement to seize cash, cars, and other property from suspected law violators without even charging them with a crime. This must end now — please send an urgent message to Congress immediately.

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September 2, 2015

Freddie Gray Case to Move Forward

A Maryland state judge in Baltimore denied a motion to dismiss the charges against the six officers accused in Freddie Gray’s death, and also denied a motion to have Baltimore prosecutor Marilyn Mosby recuse herself. The defense had sought Mosby’s recusal because her husband, Nick Mosby, is a councilman in a Baltimore district that experienced… Read more »

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