civil rights

Al Franken destroys Sessions’ supposed ‘civil rights record’ in less than 10 minutes

Franken caught Sessions in several lies about his involvement in desegregation cases.
In Politics by Drew Salisbury / January 10, 2017

Teen killed by border patrol was on wrong side of fence to receive justice

The agent pulled the trigger in Nogales, Arizona, but the 10 bullets entered the boy's head and back in Nogales, Sonora.
In News by Drew Salisbury / May 27, 2015

DOJ strikes peacemaking tone in Baltimore civil rights probe announcement

The suggestion that the probe is being conducted more or less solely "at the mayor's request" downplays the significance of the thousands of protestors.
In News by Drew Salisbury / May 8, 2015

Democrats identify key new voting demographic: White dudes

While the Republican Party is pretending to try to appeal to minorities and women, the Democrats are now trying to curry favor with the demographic they have the hardest time with: straight, white men.
In Politics by Robyn Pennacchia / March 3, 2014

PA Republican has an exciting new plan to legalize discrimination

Gordon Denlinger is none too fond of Civil Rights.
In Politics by Robyn Pennacchia / January 21, 2014

Civil rights leader John Lewis reams out SCOTUS for gutting the Voting Rights Act

SCOTUS killed Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act today in a 5-4 decision.
In News by Robyn Pennacchia / June 25, 2013

Explainer: How Democrats and Republicans ‘switched sides’ on civil rights

Or, how the "Party of Lincoln" became the preferred party of racists everywhere.
In Politics by Robyn Pennacchia / April 30, 2013

Guess which other amendment Mississippi hasn’t gotten around to ratifying?

The answer will probably not surprise you.
In Politics by Robyn Pennacchia / February 22, 2013

This video from December 12th, 2011, might change the face of the election

Romney basically tells a married gay man to go fuck himself.
In Politics by Ned Hepburn / September 6, 2012

Coming Soon: TSA Body Scans Sans Genitalia Images

In a couple months airport body scan images will no longer look like unattractive softcore Sci-Fi porn.
In News by Matt Kiebus / July 21, 2011