Republican Pennsylvania State Representative Mike Turzai gives away true intent of Republicans’ new voter ID laws.
Felony disenfranchisement is nothing more than Republican continuation of Jim Crow voter suppression laws.
In right wing politics, ALEC serves as the nexus between corporations and aspiring Republicans always eager to find access to additional campaign cash.
Republicans by creating onerous barriers to voting, including strict ID requirements and shortening of early vote periods have created what amounts to a new version of Jim Crow era poll taxes.
In Texas Republicans have taken efforts to restrict access to voting a step farther. Texas Republicans are calling for the repeal of the Voting Rights Act.
Vice President Joe Biden went where President Barack Obama hasn’t yet gone: in support of same-sex marriage, saying he’s “absolutely comfortable” with it.
A convicted felon who was shot and wounded by an Oakland police officer in an incident last month filed a $10 million lawsuit in federal court Wednesday accusing the officer of violating his civil rights.
A group of Occupy Oakland protesters have once again gathered at Frank Ogawa Plaza to reoccupy the area, but this time without the tents that sparked previous police action.
A federal civil rights trial involving accusations that former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle used excessive force in a November 2008 incident in Oakland is set to begin in San Francisco on Tuesday.
Federal officials are suing a San Jose Panda Express, accusing the restaurant of making Latino workers clean toilets and perform other menial work while Asian employees stood around and watched.