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The Pentagon is tracking US citizens without a warrant, Senator says

The Pentagon may be using commercial data to track Americans without due legal process, according to a letter from Senator Ron Wyden. Source: https://www.engadget.com/the-pentagon-is-doing-warrantless-us-surveillance-ron-wyden-101201315.html Droolin’…

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Rush to execute Arkansas man comes under scrutiny after DNA revelation

“This case with Lee is just the latest, most vivid and maybe most tragic example of what happens when you rush to execute,” one death…

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Mother says sons were removed from Oklahoma classrooms for Black Lives Matter t-shirts

A mother in Oklahoma said two of her young sons, ages 8 and 5 years old, were removed from classrooms at their respective schools in…

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Trump Justice Department obtained phone records of WashPost reporters

Former President Trump’s Justice Department in 2017 secretly obtained the phone records of three Washington Post reporters, the newspaper revealed Friday. Between the lines: The…

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South Africa: My Father Died For This

Can the perpetrators of a notorious apartheid-era crime finally be brought to justice in South Africa? Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/program/people-power/2021/5/6/south-africa-my-father-died-for-this Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Texas bill could let a rapist sue if his victim gets an abortion

Someone who provides funds for an abortion could also be sued, even if they didn’t know that’s what the money was being used for. Source:…

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Texas Senate approves bill allowing people to carry handguns without license

The Texas State Senate has voted to advance a bill that will allow people to carry handguns in the state without a license, setting up…

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Elliot Page tells fans to urge Tennessee governor to veto anti-transgender bills

Academy Award-nominated actor Elliot Page is calling on his fans to contact Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee (R) and urge him to veto three bi… Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/551983-elliot-page-tells-fans-to-urge-tennessee-governor-to-veto-anti-trans Indie…

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Cuomo signs legislation restoring voting rights to felons upon release from prison

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) signed legislation Tuesday night that would restore voting rights to formerly convicted felons upon their release from prison. ……

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Uganda passes bill criminalising same-sex relationships and sex work

The conservative African country insists it is ‘not yet ready’ for gay rights as campaigners say the flawed legislation sanctions rape The Ugandan parliament has…

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Philadelphia: Mayor Signs Law Prohibiting Pre-Employment Drug Screening for Cannabis

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has signed municipal legislation into law prohibiting certain citywide employers from requiring prospective hires to pass a pre-employment drug screen. It…

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Jenner backs transgender athlete ban for girls’ sports in schools

Caitlyn Jenner, a Republican candidate for California governor, said in a new interview that female transgender athletes should be barred from competing on all-girls school…

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Texas city votes to ban abortion, likely prompting legal fight

A city in Texas voted Saturday to ban abortions within city limits and allow residents to sue abortion providers and anyone else who assists a person…

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Montana Is About to Become the Most Dangerous Place in America to Protest Fossil Fuels

Republicans posture as the party of free speech. Except when it’s speech they don’t like. Read more… Source: https://earther.gizmodo.com/montana-is-about-to-become-the-most-dangerous-place-in-1846797936 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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New York requires $15 broadband for poor people, promptly gets sued by ISPs

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | eccolo74) Internet service providers today sued New York to block a state law that requires ISPs to sell $15-per-month broadband…

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W. Va. governor unable to cite one example to justify trans athlete ban

MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle asked the governor to provide an example of a transgender child trying to gain an unfair advantage in sports in his…

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Father arrested while testifying against anti-trans health ban in Arkansas

Chris Attig was arrested while testifying against HB 1570 in the Arkansas House on March 9. When their speech went 30 seconds over the allotted…

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Africa’s LGBTQ communities need more protection and support

South Africa should take the lead in the fight against homophobic hate crimes on the continent. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/opinions/2021/4/30/africas-lgbtq-communities-need-more-protection-and-support Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Signal’s response to FBI’s grand jury subpoena for user data is basically “You get nothing. You lose. Good day, sir”

Signal, the popular messaging service with end-to-end encryption, stores precious little user data — “Unix timestamps for when each account was created and the date…

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Biden to transgender Americans: ‘Your president has your back.’

President Biden’s remarks, made during his first joint address to Congress, comes amid a wave of state bills targeting transgender people. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/biden-transgender-americans-your-president-has-your-back-n1265836 Droolin’ Dog…

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Ecuador court decriminalises abortion in rape cases

In Ecuador, a woman risks up to three years in prison for having an abortion, with few exceptions. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/4/29/ecuador-court-decriminalises-abortion-in-rape-cases Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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DOJ rescinds Trump-era ‘sanctuary cities’ policy

Attorney General Merrick Garland has rescinded a Trump-era memo blocking so-called sanctuary cities from receiving funding from the Department of Justice.A memo limiting $250 million…

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