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No, Congress did not just vote to end NSA spying

In the United States, there's a simple trick to passing legislation that egregiously violates people's civil rights: give it a really nice-sounding name. We did it in 2001 with the PATRIOT Act, the bill that paved the way for the N.S.A. to engage in ... The Hill, 1 week ago

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Family of Rosa Parks Reflect on Items at Library of Congress

The family of civil rights activist Rosa Parks is thankful her memorabilia and personal items finally have a safe home. The items are on loan to the Library of Congress. They were purchased last year by a charitable foundation run by Howard ...
 ABC News1 week ago

Choosing between Big Brother and the Bill of Rights

Around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, there was a seismic shift in the U.S. Congress. As the Senate deadlocked over what to do about several expiring provisions of the Patriot Act, it became clear that political momentum had moved away from surveillance and ...
 Los Angeles Times1 day ago

Administration Must Aid People of Venezuela, Not Refrain From Imposing Further Sanctions Against Human Rights Violators, Says Ros-Lehtinen

"It is disconcerting to see Members of Congress ask the Obama administration to refrain from imposing further sanctions against regime officials who are killing and imprisoning those who dissent" (Washington, DC) - Congresswoman Ileana ...
 Noodls1 day ago Obama Should Sanction More Venezuelan Officials - US Congresswoman  Sputnik1 day ago

Obama Administration Implements Major Advance for Civil Rights

Now we know why the corporate lobby's favorite lawmakers filibustered the nomination of our fantastic Labor Secretary, Tom Perez, for so long. He's actually committed to sticking up for workers. Earlier today, the Department of Labor, along with ...
 Huffington Post2 days ago
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Legislators should work together for HK's progress

Hong Kong opposition Civil Human Rights Front organized a march themed "We want real universal suffrage rather than pseudo democracy" on February 1, 2015. [Photo/Agencies] All 70 legislators in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region have been ...
 CHINAdaily Europe4 days ago
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Arvind Kejriwal-LG Najeeb Jung row will shatter morale of civil servants: Congress

The Congress party on Wednesday said the ongoing tussle between Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung will shatter the morale of the civil service officers and affect administration. The Congress party on ...
 DNA India1 week ago Kejriwal-Jung row will shatter morale of civil servants: Congress  Ani News1 week ago Kejriwal-Jung Row: Congress Says Tussle Will Demoralise Bureaucrats, CM to Meet Officers  New Indian Express1 week ago
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Statement of AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders: Congress Must Guarantee the Right to Vote

AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders issued the following statement today urging Congress to take action on the Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014 (H.R. 3899). "James Chaney, Medgar Evers, Viola Liuzzo, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner aren't household ...
 Noodls2 days ago Far left, far right unite on some issues in Congress  Albuquerque Journal6 days ago Rights issues in Rwanda take centre stage in US congressional hearing  East African6 days ago

Dem Senator: Congress Hasn't Earned The Right' To Criticize ISIS Strategy

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) said Thursday that members of Congress haven't "earned the right to be critics" of President Barack Obama's strategy for defeating the Islamic State because they haven't taken the time to debate or vote on ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago

When a right to civil good is denied, you have a right to prevent its denial

I got some surprised feedback to last week's column in which I argued that sometimes, it may be necessary to change governments through a coup or insurrection or popular uprising, to avert an unconstitutional or illegal situation from getting worse ...
 Uganda Daily Monitor1 week ago
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