|Repeal The Patriot Act? H.R. 1466 Says Yes|
by Representative Mark Pocan, Representative Thomas Massie
March 25th, 2015
Sometimes the best way to an outcome is direct. Mark Pocan (D-Wisconsin) and Thomas Massie (R-Kentucky) cut straight to the point: introducing H.R. 1466 to repeal the US Patriot Act and the FISA Amendments Act.
|Muzzle Mumia Law Falls Outside the US Constitution|
by Bret Grote, Abolitionist Law Center
October 23rd, 2014
A prisoner gag law in Philadelphia, apparently triggered by rage at a recent commencement speech at Goddard College by alumni, inmate and author Mumia Abu-Jamal, is being challenged in court as an unconstitutional abrogation of the right of speech. The legal challenge is being mounted by the Abolitionist Law Center and Prison Radio producer and former MA board member Noelle Hanrahan, who has been distributing Abu-Jamal's commentaries for decades. Their press release below.
|Bay Guardian Shut Down |
by Tracy Rosenberg, Media Alliance
October 15th, 2014
The San Francisco Media Company suddenly and with no notice shut down the San Francisco Bay Guardian, the city by the Bay's alternative newspaper for decades
|Oakland Ethics Reform|
June 19th, 2014
Oakland's City Council will consider governmental ethics reform at a July 1st City Council meeting