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internet privacy

House to vote on Internet privacy rules

Last week, the Senate voted to overturn FCC internet rules established by the Obama administration that would protect the privacy of your...

L.A. riots

THE LOST TAPES: LA RIOTS– Chaotic Days Following Rodney King Verdict

Smithsonian Channel Shares Rare, Raw & Gripping FootageNewest Installment In Critically Acclaimed Franchise Features Raw, Gripping And...

Gadsden Correctional Facility

Lawmaker calls for state takeover of Gadsden women’s prison

In a letter sent Thursday to Gov. Rick Scott, state Rep. David Richardson (D-Miami) formally called for an emergency state takeover of the...

mandatory minimum sentencing

‘Safety valve’ wanted for mandatory-minimum drug law

By William Patrick, Watchdog.org In 2008, an Orange County, Florida, judge sentenced William Forrester to 15 years in prison for 15.6 grams...

preparing inmates for prison life

Off To Prison? New Handbook Helps Inmates Survive Life In The Slammer

Bookstore shelves brim with guidebooks. There are guides to wealth, guides to childbirth, guides to colleges and guides to weight loss. But...

occupational license red tape

Lawmakers aim to create jobs by cutting occupational licensing red tape

William Patrick, from Watchdog.orgby William Patrick, Watchdog.org Braiding hair without a license could get you in trouble in Florida. So...

James Harris Jackson

Police: Md. Man Traveled to NYC to Target Black People

On March 20, Timothy Caughman staggered into a New York police station, bleeding from stab wounds and in severe distress. Two days later...

gorsuch

National civil rights leaders respond to Gorsuch hearing

Leaders of eight prominent groups to give briefing WASHINGTON –  Federal appeals court Judge Neil Gorsuch appears headed for...

Donald Trump

Trump to Ask for $3.1 Billion for Border Wall

Donald Trump wants more than $3 billion over the next year and a half to start building his wall on the border with Mexico, one of a number...

Eddie Johnson reform

Don’t expect police reform under Sessions

To reform or not to reform?  That do be de question. On February 28,  U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions made his first major speech as...