Articles Tagged 'civil rights'
Rand Paul introduces bill to end the type of warrant involved in Breonna Taylor’s death
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul introduced a bill on Thursday to ban no-knock warrants — the type of warrant that ultimately led to the wrongful shooting… READ MORE
Pelosi pulls vote on FISA bill after Trump veto threat
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) yanked a vote scheduled for Wednesday night on a bill reauthorizing lapsed surveillance programs after opposition from Republicans and progressives… READ MORE
Trump urges GOP to vote against bill reauthorizing surveillance powers
President Trump on Tuesday evening urged House Republicans to vote against a surveillance bill that will be brought to the floor this week after lawmakers… READ MORE
N.J. Republicans sue Murphy to force him to reopen small businesses
New Jersey Republicans are suing Gov. Phil Murphy to reopen small businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Democratic governor was out of bounds when he… READ MORE
Judge rules in favor of Michigan barber allowing him to stay open despite lockdown order
OWOSSO (WJRT) (05/11/2020) – A Shiawassee County Circuit Court judge has ruled in favor of Owosso barber Karl Manke, allowing him to stay open despite… READ MORE
Whitmer says protests ‘make it likelier’ Michiganders will have to stay home longer
LANSING, MI — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says the continuing protests at the state Capitol are making it more likely that Michiganders are going to… READ MORE
Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down governor’s extension of stay-at-home order
The Wisconsin state Supreme Court ruled against Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’s stay-at-home order extension.
In a 4-3 decision, the court said Evers’s order is “invalid,… READ MORE
‘Fix FISA now’: Rand Paul doubts FBI left Obama in the dark about spying on Trump campaign
Sen. Rand Paul claimed it is highly unlikely former President Barack Obama was unaware of the FISA Court abuses allegedly committed by members of his… READ MORE
Ted Cruz, at Shelley Luther’s Dallas salon, shows solidarity and gets first haircut in months
Sen. Ted Cruz flew to Dallas for his first haircut in three months on Friday — at the hair salon whose owner just spent two… READ MORE
Michigan lawmakers sue Gov. Gretchen Whitmer over emergency powers
LANSING, Mich. – The Republican leaders in the House and Senate filed a lawsuit Wednesday against Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, alleging her extension of the… READ MORE