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As homicides spike, Chicago mayor defends tactics

By DON BABWIN | Associated Press – 11 hrs ago CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s mayor and police superintendent publicly defended their new gang-fighting strategy Monday amid growing criticism that the changes are failing and a big reason why the city’s homicide rate has soared this year. After weeks of media …

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Forest Service Threatens Legal Implications and Assault of Sacred Fire at Sacred/Holy Peaks Ceremony

*Indigenous Elders and Medicine Peoples Council Statement attached. FLAGSTAFF, AZ — U.S. Forest Service officials have threatened Indigenous spiritual leaders, medicine people, and elders with legal implications if they keep alive the sacred fire at a ceremony on the sacred/holy San Francisco Peaks. Although a voluntary closure order for the …

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Right-Wing Judges Seek to Close the Courthouse Doors to Public Interest Claims

Imagine if, prior to arguing Brown v. Board of Education on behalf of the NAACP, future Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall instead had been forced by pro-Jim Crow judges to pay substantial penalties for “grossly abusing the judicial process” by asserting what they deemed to be frivolous arguments. Had that …

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Save the Peaks: Federal Court of Appeals Attacks Public Interest Litigants

Save the Peaks: Federal Court of Appeals Attacks Public Interest Litigants By Stephen Brittle, President, Don’t Waste Arizona June 26, 2012 The message from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals was clear: if you are concerned about the environment; if you want to protect Native American sacred areas; or even …

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Nearly 90 Percent of Teachers Authorize Strike

Nearly 90 percent of union-represented Chicago Public Schools teachers voted to authorize a strike, the Chicago Teachers Union said Monday. The vote not only exceeded the 75 percent required by state law, but some school networks voted 100 percent to authorize a strike, the union said. The strike authorization vote …

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SOPA mutates into much worse CISPA, the latest threat to internet free speech

Ethan A. Huff Natural News April 22, 2012 Just because SOPA and PIPA, the infamous internet “kill switch” bills, are largely dead does not mean the threat to internet free speech has become any less serious. The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), also known as H.R. 3523, is …

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Michigan government unleashes armed raids on small pig farmers, forces farmer to shoot all his own pigs

Monday, April 16, 2012 by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger Editor of NaturalNews.com (NaturalNews) NaturalNews can now confirm that the Michigan Department of Natural Resources has, in total violation of the Fourth Amendment, conducted two armed raids on pig farmers in that state, one in Kalkaska County at Fife Lake …

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Executive Order: Federal Government To Take Control of Domestic Natural Gas Production; EPA Set To Move Within One Week

Mac Slavo April 16th, 2012 SHTFplan.com Comments (89) While Americans focused their attention on the Colombian controversy involving U.S. Secret Service agents, prostitutes and excessive drinking, President Obama quietly signed his latest Presidential Executive Order. The Supporting Safe and Responsible Development of Unconventional Domestic Natural Gas Resources Executive Order seeks …

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America 2012: The Supreme Court Has Made It Legal For The Police To Strip Search You Any Time They Want

The American Dream Wednesday, April 11, 2012 Last week the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that police in the United States can strip search anyone that they arrest. It doesn’t matter how minor the crime is and it doesn’t matter if they suspect that you have contraband on you or not. …

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‘Tangled’ playwright calls out President Barack Obama

In one scene, the play’s pivotal character, Clo, comes down hard on America’s first black president, essentially asking “what has he done for blacks lately?” “There’s a fine line between courageous and crazy and to take up the issue of President Obama is not easy, especially in his hometown,” Anderson-Cobb …

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