Community organizers say District Attorney Craig Watkins’ plan for a civil rights unit that will investigate police shootings is a step in the right direction, but warn it doesn’t go far enough in a city where people of color make up the majority of those killed in police shootings. The gaping disparity could provide a basis for a Department of Justice investigation into systematic civil rights violations.
Continue reading Dallas District Attorney Announces Plan for New Unit to Investigate Police Shootings: Will It Go Far Enough?
Reliance on junk science, backwards idea about religious freedom—it’s all there in the conservative majority’s awful Hobby Lobby ruling.
Continue reading Hobby Lobby: So Wrong in So Many Ways
Now they call it a government ‘slush fund.’ But many Republicans—among them new House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and even Club for Growth presidents—once supported the Ex-Im Bank.
Continue reading How Conservative Love Turned to Hate