Articles Tagged 'civil rights'
‘Let Freedom Ring’ Protest Denied Permit at California State Capitol
The California Highway Patrol has denied a permit to a protest titled “Let Freedom Ring” that was to have taken place Sunday outside the State… READ MORE
Activists, Christian singer’s fans clash on skid row over COVID-19 ‘super-spreader’ concert
Dozens of evangelical Christians and activists skirmished in the streets of skid row Wednesday night as controversial evangelical Christian singer Sean Feucht’s followers arrived for… READ MORE
Kansas mayor resigns after threats over backing mask mandate: “I do not feel safe in this position anymore”
A western Kansas mayor announced her immediate resignation Tuesday because of threats she has received after publicly supporting a mask mandate during the COVID-19 pandemic.… READ MORE
California judge extends strip-club exemption from lockdown
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two San Diego strip clubs can remain open and make their own determinations about providing a safe environment for dancers and… READ MORE
Bay Area county launches door-to-door testing amid ‘dire’ surge
Santa Clara County launched a door-to-door coronavirus testing effort this week to curb a pandemic that’s spiraling out of control.
Community leaders started knocking on… READ MORE
Gov. Wolf orders three-week business shutdown as COVID-19 rages in Pennsylvania
In a sweeping attempt to try to curb the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday ordered a three-week closure of a wide range… READ MORE
33 million Californians face COVID-19 stay-at-home order that will restrict movements and business
A new stay-at-home order will be imposed on Southern California and the San Joaquin Valley Sunday night, as the coronavirus crisis spirals out of control… READ MORE
Supreme Court gives partial win to churches fighting California’s limits on indoor worship services
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court told California judges on Thursday to take another hard look at state rules that ban most indoor worship services.
A… READ MORE
Ohio house passes bill to prevent pandemic business shutdowns
COLUMBUS — The Ohio House passed legislation Wednesday that would prevent Gov. Mike DeWine and the Ohio Department of Health from shutting down the state’s… READ MORE
Biden will call governors, mayors about mask mandate
President-elect Joe Biden will personally call on governors around the country to enact mask mandates in their states once taking office next year, NBC News… READ MORE