Tag Archives: Civil Liberties
Domestic use of aerial drones by law enforcement likely to prompt privacy debate

Domestic use of aerial drones by law enforcement likely to prompt privacy debate

Originally posted on WashingtonPost.org. Full posting can be found here by Peter Finn AUSTIN – The suspect’s house, just west of this city, sat on a hilltop at the end of a steep, exposed driveway. Agents with the Texas Department of Public Safety believed the man inside had a large stash of drugs and a cache […]

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Human Rights Activist Faces Six Months in Federal Prison for Nonviolent Civil Disobedience

Human Rights Activist Faces Six Months in Federal Prison for Nonviolent Civil Disobedience

Theresa Cusimano will stand trial on Friday, January 13, 2012 for crossing onto the Fort Benning military base in Georgia to protest the continued operation of the notorious School of the Americas / Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation Theresa will be joined by supporters – including Edward DuBose, Georgia president of the NAACP;Theresa El-Amin, Regional […]

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Occupy the Courts with Move to Amend

As we head into the most expensive election in the history of the world, now is the time to get involved. While corporations are pouring millions of dollars into the Presidential campaign, volunteers across the country are pouring countless hours into the movement to demand real democracy in the United States and counter the corporate […]

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Senate Votes on “Defense” Bill TODAY

Senate Votes on “Defense” Bill TODAY

TODAY is the Senate’s turn to vote on FY2012 “Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which the House passed yesterday evening by a vote of 283-138. This bill contains $554 billion for the Pentagon base budget and another $115.5 billion for the wars, and includes dangerous provisions for the “indefinite detention” of terrorism suspects. (Roll Call Here) […]

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