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North Carolina NAACP Files Federal Suit Charging State Illegally Suppressed Right to Vote of...

DURHAM, NC, November 4, 2016 - The North Carolina NAACP filed a federal lawsuit Monday seeking an immediate injunction to stop the state and...

ACLU Urges DOJ to Investigate Militarized Response at Standing Rock Protest

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4 2016 — The American Civil Liberties Union and the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights sent a letter today to...

Report: Accused Cop Killer Had Confederate Flag Confrontation With Police

Nov. 3, 2016 - Police have arrested a man suspected of ambushing and fatally shooting two police officers in Des Moines. Scott Michael Greene, 46, of Urbandale,...

Terrorizing Charges Dropped Against #NoDAPL Water Protectors

Cannon Ball, ND November 2, 2016 - Last month, spirit rider Mason Redwing was charged with felony reckless endangerment of law enforcement and a...

Counting 11 million undocumented immigrants is easier than you think

November 2, 2016 - News organizations widely report that there are 11 million unauthorized immigrants living in the United States. But where does this...

Nearly Every American Will Know a Victim of Gun Violence

Nov. 2, 2016 - Nearly all Americans are likely to know a victim of gun violence within their social networks during their lifetime, indicating...

HRC Statement on Russian Interference in U.S. Election and Potential Trump Connections

WASHINGTON November 1, 2016 - Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, called...

Postal Service Urges Voters to Mail Ballots Early

WASHINGTON November 1, 2016 - Millions of ballots are expected to be mailed during the election season this fall, and the U.S. Postal Service...

In Letter, Reid Says Comey “May Have Broken the Law”

LAS VEGAS, NV, Oct. 31, 2013 - Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid sent the following letter to Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey: Dear...

Former DOJ Officials Of Both Parties Raise Concerns Over Comey’s Breach Of Protocol

Oct. 31, 2016 -Sunday, as reported by the Associated Press, a group of nearly 100 former federal prosecutors and high-ranking DOJ officials from both...

Statement of John Podesta in Response to FBI Letter to GOP Congressional Chairmen

Oct. 28, 2016 -  In response to the letter sent by FBI Director James Comey to eight Republican committee chairman in Congress, Hillary for...

Supreme Court of the United States Will Decide Transgender Student’s Case

WASHINGTON October 28, 2016 - Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization,...

Police from 5 States Escalate Violence, Shoot Horses to Clear 1851 Treaty Camp

CANNONBALL, ND, Oct. 28, 2016 - Over 300 police officers in riot gear, 8 ATVs, 5 armored vehicles, 2 helicopters, and numerous military-grade humvees...

Armed militants pose ongoing, dangerous threat to government employees working to protect America’s public...

DENVER, CO,  Oct. 28, 2016 - An Oregon jury returned a surprise verdict yesterday, finding Ammon Bundy, Ryan Bundy, and five other militants not...

Amnesty International USA to Monitor to North Dakota Pipeline Protests

Oct. 28, 2016 -As tensions escalate at the site of a disputed pipeline close to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota, Amnesty...

Western Advocacy Group Expresses Disappointment in Not Guilty Verdicts for Militants

PORTLAND, OR, Oct. 28, 2016 - WildEarth Guardians expressed disappointment with today’s not guilty verdict for Ammon and Ryan Bundy and five other militants...

Antigovernment Leaders Behind Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Occupation Acquitted

Oct. 27, 2016 - The leaders who organized an occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon last January –– an effort they...

Strong FCC Broadband Privacy Rules a Win for Consumers

Oct. 27, 2016 - Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to extend crucial privacy protections to broadband users. The new rule empowers consumers to...

U.S. Cities Go to the Source to Protect Drinking Water

October 27, 2016 - In 2002, a catastrophic wildfire that burned 138,000 acres of forest made Denver’s drinking water supply run black with ash and soil....

Donald Trump Super PAC Illegally Soliciting Money from Chinese National to Influence U.S. Elections

Oct. 27, 2016 - The Campaign Legal Center today filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission based on an undercover investigation conducted by...