Lawyers for the state have resisted court orders they expand parole programs, reasoning not that releasing inmates early is logistically impossible or would threaten public safety, but instead that prisons won’t have enough minimum security inmates left to perform inmate jobs. Prison inmates are paid less than $2 per day.
Federal drug agents raided a number of NFL teams under suspicion of illegally dispensing legal drugs to their players. TSA involved in DEA investigation into illegal use of legal drugs in the NFL, attempting to prove that NFL teams dispense prescription drugs without labels or licensed doctors present.
The governor of the US state of Missouri has declared a state of emergency and put the National Guard on alert as protests over the police killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown continue.
Governor Jay Nixon:the measure is in anticipation of more unrest as a grand jury deliberates bringing criminal charges against the white police officer who killed Brown in the town of Ferguson August 9.
Internet users would be forced to pay a new federal tax on their monthly bills if the government approves regulations endorsed by President Obama; Commissioner Mike O'Reilly Federal Communications Commission. Law requires telecommunications companies to pay into FCC’s “Universal Service Fund”, likely require the same of Internet companies. Fees would be “passed off” to customers.
“Save a Life – Surrender Your Knife” program in full swing, police join forces with growing trend in United Kingdom to ban “pointy” knives. An “amnesty” program began at the end of August, “more than 800 knives have been handed in across the county. BBC: a kitchen knife an all too available weapon.”
When you are a citizen you have rights. Rights are special privileges the government gives you. Given the right to vote, which will be an “honor.” It goes on to tell us to pay our taxes. This is what eight-year-old kids are being indoctrinated to believe in this country.
UK Governmentn making radical moves to censor internet within its borders, major internet service providers in the country all agreed to go along with new censorship regulations, government sources reported Facebook and Google will also be participating in effort to block content government finds undesirable, in the UK and Australia.
Activists in Ferguson, where an unarmed black teen was shot by a white cop in August, have voiced anger over reports that the shooter is allowed to return to work if not charged by a grand jury.
Police charged into a dark field to arrest teenagers for consuming alcohol without government permission, killed young woman. Samantha Ramsey struck by four bullets to the chest, ripping through her liver, spleen, and heart, both of her arms. Recent high school graduate, aspiring teacher. Deputy Tyler Brockman will not face any consequences for killing Samantha Ramsey. ►Samantha Ramsey shooting: Witness reenactment
The shooting of a black teen by a white police officer was followed by riots, looting, and civil unrest that lasted for weeks. Local officials believe that it doesn’t matter which way the verdict goes: violence will most likely erupt again.
Canada's lawful access/cyberbullying bill (C-13) Everyone should have to apply for a license to use the internet, wants a database of internet users.
The financial penalty for skipping out on health coverage will more than triple to $325 per person in 2015, or 2 percent of income, depending on whichever is higher. Children will be fined at half the adult rate, or $162.50 for those under 18 years old. If you fail to sign up for Obamacare and refuse to pay your penalty your house will be raided by armed IRS agents, seized by the government, and you’ll be imprisoned for tax evation.
Florida parents and students were frightened by an unannounced active shooter drill that took place at a middle school Thursday, but officials and police defend not giving prior warning. It wasn’t until the “lockdown active shooter drill” was complete that parents were notified about it through an email. Polk County Schools spokesman Jason Geary told WTVT the drill was handled according to standard protocols
Wednesday, the United Nations Committee Against Torture began its review of the United States’ record on torture at the infamous Guantánamo and in our prisons, police forces, and immigration facilities. U.S. delegation acknowledged, “we crossed the line” on torture.
War on drugs is frequently cited as a major factor in the breakdown of civil liberties and police-community relations. After 9/11, we saw a paradigm shift from community policing and problem-oriented principles to the war on terror, and became Homeland Security police.
Justice Department is engaged in dragnet surveillance using aircraft equipped with a device that mimics a cellphone tower and scoops up data from thousands of mobile phone users to hunt for criminal suspects.
While violence among citizens has dropped, violence against citizens carried out by police has been rising sharply. 461 felony suspects were shot by police last year, which is the highest number seen in decades. Nn the same time period gun sales soared across the country
Uninsured Americans who do not to enroll face a penalty of $325 per person, tripling $95 penalty those who did not enroll had to pay the first time around. Children under age of 18 will be fined $162.50. The maximum amount an uninsured family will be penalized is $975 under the flat-rate method.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA): The same corporate interests who have taken over control of Congress are now gaining control of U.S. courts, too many federal judges have been drawn in recent years from the ranks of corporate lawyers and federal prosecutors.
Two UN organizations, the WHO and UNICEF, caught administering “tetanus vaccines” laced with sterilizing agents to girls and women in Kenya. Lab tests recently conducted found an antigen that causes miscarriages in the vaccines.
A new study shows over 11,000 Brazilians were killed in police operations between 2009 and 2013, averaging six deaths each day, Press TV reports. Sao Paulo-based NGO,; Brazilian Forum on Public Safety: accusing police of making "abusive use of lethal force."
The Department of Homeland Security’s “See Something, Say Something” campaign is giving out free promotional mouse pads at NFL games that urge attendees to watch their fellow Americans for “unusual behavior,” report any suspicious activity.
The so-called ‘architect’ of Obamacare said in a 2013 panel that “lack of transparency” was useful in passing the historic healthcare legislation given the “stupidity of the American voter,” or the opaqueness that passing such a major law involves.
Princeton researchers Martin Gilens and Benjamin I. Page: over the past few decades America’s political system has slowly transformed from a democracy into an oligarchy, where wealthy elites wield most power.
Obama is trying to rush the confirmation of his new Attorney General Loretta Lynch through the Senate before the newly elected Republican majority takes over. Much has been written about "civil asset forfeiture," in which police routinely steal billions of dollars worth of private property without even so much as criminal charges. Loretta Lynch and her US attorney’s office has benefited from it to the tune of nearly a BILLION dollars.
Missouri national guard will be on standby to deal with any protests after a grand jury announces its decision on whether to charge the police officer who shot dead an unarmed teenager, Michael Brown, the state governor announced on Tuesday.
350 years after abolished licensing of the press, whereby every publisher had to get permission of the government before he could press and promote his ideas new system of licensing is being proposed; “extremism disruption orders” require a licence from the government before you can speak in public.
DEA agent who shot an innocent grandmother during a botched raid on her home will not face any charges. New Hampshire Attorney General Joseph Foster announced last week that the shooting was accidental, therefore no charges will be filed against the agent involved.
Student Mohamed T. 21, arrested Sunday while in possession of two cell phones without batteries, two USB drives, a hard disk and a copy of the novel 1984 that speaks about a dictatorial ruling party that criminalizes political rebellion. Orwell: no one ever seizes power with the intention of relinquishing it.
Two U.S. Marines charged with felony assault and battery charges in altercation with San Diego police officers face being dishonorably discharged from the service if convicted,three years in prison. The Marines claim they were rendering aid to a unconscious victim on the ground when police attacked them.
FBI released its Uniform Crime Report for 2013, finds one marijuana possession arrest occurred per minute last year, total of 609,423 arrests in 2013. America spends $3.6 billion per year on these arrests. Police spent more time and resources arresting people for drugs than they did arresting rapists, murderers, pedophiles, or any other offense. Of those drug arrests, marijuana possession comprised the majority.
Gwent Police accidentally sprayed class of four and five year olds with pepper spray at school in Wales during botched weapons demonstration. The weapons were accidentally deployed during visit from officers to Ysgol Gymraeg Gilfach Fargoed, in Bargoed, Caerphilly, while giving a lesson on police equipment.
Walnuts have been classified as ‘drugs’ by the US Food & Drug Administration, and that some companies have been accused of misbranding them, only to be subject to government“seizure or injunction.”
Two New York Police Department officers indicated for assaulting teenager during marijuana arrest after he raised his hands to surrender, knocked some of the suspect's teeth out when he hit him in the face with his gun.
A New Mexico judge recently dismissed a DWI case against a man beaten so badly by an Albuquerque cop that he had to have surgery to remove a ruptured testicle. The officer then destroyed a bystander’s video of the incident, leading to the dropped charges.
New York Police Department ordered its narcotics unit to stop its marijuana “buy-and-bust” policing, plainclothes officer approaches a drug seller asking for a bag of marijuana.During the arrest, searches for other illegal contraband like guns.
A totally disabled, wheelchair-using, great-grandmother in Kentucky is fighting to remain in her home of 39 years after a bank has presented what she claims to be a forged document to a Daviess County judge claiming that she owes more than $48,000.
Florida parents are calling for a Greenacres Police Department officer to be fired after he reportedly broke their 14-year-old daughter’s arm while attempting a warrantless search of her cell phone because he believed that she had video of a fight on her cell phone.
CPS caseworker ultimately determined that Alex's mother's frequent seizures (a medical condition), coupled with marijuana use, warranted removal from the home, and Alex was placed with a foster family. Alex was placed in foster home, with Sherill Small, admitted to Rockdale police that Alex's injuries came from her slamming the toddler onto the floor of the home where she lived with her husband.
The surveillance systems’ “Live Look In” feature will allow the MBTA’s headquarters and individual patrol cars to access video from any bus in real-time. Screens at the front of each bus will allegedly show riders where their cameras are currently aimed.
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