Posts Tagged ‘criminalizing’

Criminalizing Speech and Press Freedoms. Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning

The persecution of Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning is all about waging war on truth-telling. Chelsea Manning remains imprisoned for invoking her constitutional right to remain silent — for refusing to testify against Assange. Her First, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and Eight Amendment rights were violated. Since her ordeal began in 2010, she was imprisoned for courageously revealing US high […]

Oil Lobbyist Brag About Success in Criminalizing Pipeline Protests (Leaked Audio)

by Jake Johnson As a growing number of states move to pass laws that would criminalize pipeline protests and hit demonstrators with years in prison, an audio recording obtained by The Intercept showed a representative of a powerful oil and gas lobbying group bragging about the industry’s success in crafting anti-protest legislation behind closed doors. […]

‘Criminalizing Compassion’: Trial Begins for Humanitarian Facing 20 Years in Prison for Giving Water to Migrants in Arizona Desert

Human rights advocates accused the U.S. Justice Department of “criminalizing compassion” as a federal trial began in Arizona Wednesday for activist Scott Warren, who faces up to 20 years in prison for providing humanitarian aid to migrants in the desert. Warren, a 36-year-old college geography instructor from Ajo, Arizona, is a volunteer for the humanitarian […]

The Russia Investigation Is About Criminalizing Peace

Former congressman Ron Paul, as a peace presidential candidate, did not regurgitate war propaganda against Russia either. Neither did Senator Rand Paul when he ran. What Paul hotel do you see in Moscow? Yet for future generations, many in the media want to ensure no such candidate ever runs again without baked-in misgivings of […]

Criminalizing Homeless for Sleeping Outside Is Cruel, Federal Appeals Court Rules

A federal appeals court ruled the Eighth Amendment against cruel and inhuman punishment prohibits the city of Boise from prosecuting homeless individuals who sleep outside on public property when they have no home or bed in a shelter. Six current and former residents of Boise, Idaho, sued the city over two ordinances that were used […]

Criminalizing Childhood: School Safety Measures Aren’t Making the Schools Any Safer

By John W. Whitehead “Every day in communities across the United States, children and adolescents spend the majority of their waking hours in schools that have increasingly come to resemble places of detention more than places of learning. From metal detectors to drug tests, from increased policing to all-seeing electronic surveillance, the public schools […]

Israel Advances Bill Criminalizing Filming Atrocities Against Palestinians

The file photo shows an Israeli soldier detaining a 12-year-old Palestinian boy in the West Bank. Image: Press TV Israel’s cabinet ministers have authorized a bill that would criminalize filming of the Israeli soldiers’ atrocities against the Palestinians while on duty. A ministerial committee which oversees legislation voted in favor of the controversial […]

After criminalizing the Bible and medical choice, California is now trying to outlaw home schooling

(Natural News) If democrats had their way, every single young person in the country would have no choice but to go through the public education system, during which time they would all be indoctrinated with left wing, anti-conservative propaganda. They strongly believe in the idea that the state – not parents, but […]

Along with California "criminalizing" the Bible, Google is now banning ads from Christian publishing companies

(Natural News) Google has a frightening amount of control over the internet, and although one of their past mottos was “Don’t be evil,” they seem to have a different set of rules when it comes to dealing with Christians and conservatives. The firm recently informed the CEO of Concordia Publishing House, Bruce […]

How They Do It– ‘Criminalizing free speech and free inquiry on the issue of the Holocaust isn’t the way to deal with the past’

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Don’t reverse progress: Criminalizing cannabis could backfire

(Natural News) A cannabis researcher has weighed in on Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision to “rescind Obama-era directives that eased federal enforcement of state-legalized recreational marijuana.” Hans Breiter, a professor at Northwestern University, warns that instead of reversing cannabis legalization approved by voters, the focus must be on research that can further our understanding of cannabis. Breiter, who […]

On Criminalizing Homelessness and Feeding the Hungry, the State Is Indeed the Bad Guy

Claire S. Bernish, GuestWaking Times “There is no bad guy in this,” Sgt. Joseph Corrigan propitiated of an unforgiving crackdown targeting do-gooders with the nerve to voluntarily feed people in need — part of wider law enforcement action to quash the act of feeding houseless people throughout Atlanta — to the Associated Press. There is no bad […]

Why criminalizing sexual harassment fosters warlock hunts

Sexual harassment digests a degenerate thug like Harvey Weinstein with a college student who makes an awkward pass or a well-intentioned boss who compliments a dress.      Are you exhausted with sexual harassment allegations? Their noise and strut are turning into one of those chronic conditions that we schlep around with, like athlete’s foot. Or […]

BYE BYE First Amendment: Democrats Join Republicans In Bill Criminalizing Speech Critical Of Israel

Named the Israel Anti-Boycott Act, the bill so far has garnered support from 29 Republicans and 14 Democrats in the Senate. A similar piece of legislation introduced in the House of Representatives has 237 co-sponsors—63 Democrats and 174 Republicans. With the intent to suppress the BDS movement and others allied with the boycott against Israel, the Israel Anti-Boycott […]

Monsanto and Big Ag Colonizing Africa, Criminalizing Traditional Seed Exchanges

Alex Pietrowski, Staff WriterWaking Times  Of the many concerns surrounding the dominance of agrichemicals companies and GMO foods, the most frightening dimension is that corporate manufactured seed is wiping out global biodiversity in food crops and creating a punitive legal framework for our total dependence on these companies for food. Monsanto, Syngenta and other […]

BBC Deobandi ‘investigation’ was authored by editor who secretly briefed Whitehall

Aimen Dean now says that these characterisations are inaccurate: “I never claimed on any platform or forum that I was a ‘founding member of AQ [Al-Qaeda]’… Never said that anywhere and I was annoyed and puzzled by the BBC choice of title… People like me who joined in 1997 (post Bin Laden’s return […]

Teen was carrying toy gun when 5 cops opened fire and killed him

     The Gainesville Police Department issued a statement saying a 16-year-old black teen shot and killed by police officers Sunday was carrying a toy gun, reports WUFT. According to police, Robert Dentmond called 911 Sunday evening and told operators he was walking around with an M16 rifle at an apartment complex and that he was […]

Haiti Rises In Solidarity Against 12 Year US Occupation

Print Friendly Above Photo: From Flickr/ joce01_y “Reflecting on struggles everywhere, we came to the conclusion that a people can’t be sovereign if they don’t have the right to vote. No people can retain their dignity if their vote does not count.” From a Statement Issued by 68 Haitian Grassroots Organizations, Jan 22, 2016 The voice of Haiti’s […]

Southern Taiwan hit by 6.4 earthquake causing extensive damage, people trapped inside buildings

     Southern Taiwan was hit was hit by a magnitude 6.4 earthquake early Saturday, with heavy damage reported. Rescue crews are trying to save people feared to be trapped inside a collapsed building in the city of Tainan. 05 February 2016 22:18 GMT Tainan City has been hit by flooding as the result of broken […]

Indonesia Committing Secret Genocide In West Papua

Print Friendly Above photo: From FreeWestPapua.org. Reported Massacre in Yapen. West Papuan Independence Leader Benny Wenda has written this statement on International Human Rights Day about the deaths of up to 4 West Papuan villagers in Yapen who were shot by the Indonesian military and police for raising the West Papuan flag on 1st December 2015. Yapen, West Papua – I […]

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