Nice thoughts and great views wonder what others will think? #AN&V2014
Robin Williams Tribute RIP #AN&V2014
“When you couple this militarization of law enforcement with an erosion of civil liberties and due process that allows the police to become judge and jury—national security letters, no-knock searches, broad general warrants, pre-conviction forfeiture—we begin to have a very serious problem on our hands.
Given these developments, it is almost impossible for many Americans not to feel like their government is targeting them. Given the racial disparities in our criminal justice system, it is impossible for African-Americans not to feel like their government is particularly targeting them.
This is part of the anguish we are seeing in the tragic events outside of St. Louis, Missouri. It is what the citizens of Ferguson feel when there is an unfortunate and heartbreaking shooting like the incident with Michael Brown.
Anyone who thinks that race does not still, even if inadvertently, skew the application of criminal justice in this country is just…
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Important we find this young girl share to as many as possible? Thanks #AN&V2014
Disgraceful anyone else have an opinion ? #AN&V2014
By LINDA GREENHOUSE
Published: June 28, 2005 http://www.nytimes.com/2005/06/28/politics/28scotus.html?_r=0
WASHINGTON, June 27 – The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the police did not have a constitutional duty to protect a person from harm, even a woman who had obtained a court-issued protective order against a violent husband making an arrest mandatory for a violation.
The decision, with an opinion by Justice Antonin Scalia and dissents from Justices John Paul Stevens and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, overturned a ruling by a federal appeals court in Colorado. The appeals court had permitted a lawsuit to proceed against a Colorado town, Castle Rock, for the failure of the police to respond to a woman’s pleas for help after her estranged husband violated a protective order by kidnapping their three young daughters, whom he eventually killed.
For hours on the night of June 22, 1999, Jessica Gonzales tried to get the Castle Rock police to…
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Really Nice Post and Well Written #AN&V2014
What is your views on Freedom of the Press mine are well known and l support freedom of free-speech and Yours ?
Urgent: Petition to be hand-delivered to Justice Department TOMORROW — help us break 100,000 signatures.
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