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ACLU on police surveillance and patterns of police shootings (tags)
ACLU bill on police surveillance, and patterns of police shootings
LAWSUIT ALLEGING FEDERAL VOTING RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN KERN COUNTY (tags)
After 11 days of testimony, trial ended this week in a landmark lawsuit filed by MALDEF alleging that Kern County unlawfully denies Latinos the right to elect candidates of their choice, in violation of Section 2 of the federal Voting Rights Act. It was the first federal voting rights case in California in more than a decade.
Elephants giving rides at this year’s Minnesota Renaissance Festival were abused, says Ani (tags)
Elephants supplied for rides at this year’s Minnesota Renaissance Festival have been filmed by Animal Defenders International (ADI) being beaten by their handler, Mike Swain, during training. ADI is asking the public not to pay for the elephant rides.
Elephants giving rides at this year’s Colorado Renaissance Festival were abused, says Anim (tags)
ADI is asking the public not to pay for the elephant rides
Report Back: 4th Annual Hahamongna Walkabout (tags)
The past, present, and (uncertain) future of Hahamongna, site of an ancient village and home of diverse flora and fauna.
Checkpoints this weekend / Retenes este fin de semana (18-19/sep/09) (tags)
This is not a comprehensive list! It is limited to California only. And it does not include the checkpoints that are not announced in the media. That's why it's important that you let us know when you see one! Be careful, don't drink and drive, let the people in your communities who don't/can't have licenses know, and keep up the resistence!
¡Esta no es una lista exhaustiva! Se limita a California únicamente. Y no incluye los retenes que no se anuncian por los madios de comunicación. ¡Es por eso que es tan importante que nos avises en cuanto veas uno! Manejen con cuidado, no manejen en estado de embriaguez, avisen a lxs de su comunidad que no tienen o que no pueden tener licencia, y ¡sigan resistiendo!
The Big Lie of Schwarzenegger and Corporate Agribusiness: Fish Vs. Jobs (tags)
Bill Jennings, chairman of the California Sportfishing Protection Alliance, has caught the Department of Water Resources, Governor Arnold Schwarznegger and Corporate Agribusiness in yet another "Big Lie."
The California Water Wars: Not A Conflict Between Fish and People (tags)
Is the cost of destroying the thousands of jobs provided to the economy by California and Oregon fisheries, the tourist industry, and Delta and Sacramento Valley farms worth providing subsidized water to corporate agribusiness to irrigate toxic, drainage impaired land on the west side of the San Joaquin Valley?
Recap of struggle to defeat Prop. 98 (tags)
An indepth look at the recent struggle to defeat Prop. 98 reveals that tenants across the state and nation need to unite to broaden and strengthen existing tenant protections in California, and across the country!
Do the Laws Apply to Government? Landmark Trial Against Kern County Animal Shelter (tags)
California animal shelters are obligated to follow the Hayden Law since 1998 when it was signed into law. Kern County has been snubbing their nose at these laws since they were signed into law, but a citizen finally had enough and sued them. Trial set for Monday, July 31, 2006 at 9 a.m. in Bakersfield for a one day trial in this precedent setting uncharted lawsuit.
Kern County Animal Shelters: Above the Law and Below the Radar (tags)
After extensive negotiations broke down for various violations of Kern County Animal Shelters violating the Tom Hayden Laws, a trial has been set for this watershed lawsuit in July, 2006.