Thanks to the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has more than quadrupled its membership, according to an article in The New York Times.
The so-called Universal Periodic Review (UPR) regularly looks at all of the 193 U.N. member nations, and if a special report last year is any indication, the United States is in for another round of criticism for violating 25 human rights standards.
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a challenge to a Wisconsin photo identification law passed in 2011.
The Times says this is "about ensuring that this never happens again and regaining the moral credibility to rebuke torture by other governments"
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Thursday is a St. Louis federal court in which it claims the Florissant-Ferguson School District is practicing racially discriminatory system in its election process.
As the group of bishops were the instigators behind the Neo-American religious imposition as freedom ideology, it was not surprising that they came up with yet another twist on how they exercise "their" religious freedom.
After a thorough examination of America's pathetic record of disparate treatment of minorities, a United Nations watchdog reported what people of color, particularly African Americans, have known first hand and all too well for decades. "Racial and ethnic discrimination remains a serious and persistent problem in all areas of life from de facto school segregation, access to health care, and housing."
Wicca is "neo-pagan and invokes polytheistic, pre-Christian deities," and therefore it does not fall within "the Judeo-Christian tradition."
John Boehner's reaction in not wanting to hold a vote on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act legislation is still wrong.
For Coach Dave, sodomy would be the person he is trying to sodomize having the temerity to say no, to fight off his unwanted advances
Republicans seek to assuage the crime of rape by redefining it to prevent women from abortion services, claiming it is a blessing or legislating medical instrument rape to teach women their place.
The trend to label ordinary American activists as domestic terrorists is alarming, bringing to new reasons to revisit the PATRIOT act.
The rich are granted immunity from prosecution for robbing billions of dollars from millions of Americans and the poor are thrown in prison for missing a payment.
Here is the proof that 'pro-life' Republicans are not actually concerned with the life of a fetus: An Iowa Republican killed a maternal care bill with a poison pill.
This is a story about how little law makers and school officials know about the constitution and it's application to pregnant students.