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Trump’s America: Disturbing New Ad For Congressional Candidate Mike Pape Oozes Xenophobia

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New TV ad advocating for Kentucky Republican seeking first Congressional district filled with ugly stereotypes about Latino immigrants simply entitled “Stop” Mike Pape is a Republican running for a congressional seat in Kentucky’s first district. He is also an enthusiastic supporter of Donald Trump’s nativist, anti-immigration ideology and has presented …

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“Better Dead Than Addicted” Maine Gov. LePage Vetoes Bill Equipping Pharmacies With Opiate Overdose Reversal Drug

In this August 2015 photo, Dan Svenson, a Portland firefighter and paramedic, demonstrates the procedure for administering Narcan nasally, in between calls at Central Station on Congress Street. Derek Davis/Staff Photographer

“Naloxone does not truly save lives; it merely extends them until the next overdose,” says unapologetic Governor. Republican Governor Paul LePage vetoed a bill Wednesday that would allow pharmacists to dispense the anti-overdose drug Naloxone without a prescription, rationalizing it much in the way abstinence-only activists explain their stance against condoms …

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250 Anti-Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Groups Condemn “Bathroom Bills” Targeting Transgender Population

NC Governor Pat McCrory has stated he will not repeal HB2 (Photo By Al Drago/CQ Roll Call) (CQ Roll Call via AP Images)

The National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women released a statement Thursday opposing anti-transgender initiatives–such as North Carolina’s notorious HB2–because they will inevitably increase violence against transgender people rather than protect women from violence. 250+ Anti-Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Orgs: Support Trans Community https://t.co/xI41ybQWw3 #ProtectEveryone …

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BLACK LIVES MATTER $5,000 Bail For Activist Arrested Protesting No Jail Time For Cop Who Killed Akai Gurley

(Ken Thompson, Protest at his home via @AshAgony, and Akai Gurley)

This article originally appeared in Filming Cops and has been re-posted with permission.   [Update and Correction Below]  A Brooklyn judge has set bail at $5,000 for one activist arrested protesting the sentence of former NYPD officer Peter Liang in front of the Brooklyn District Attorney’s house on Tuesday night. The activist, Jason …

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Shocking Video Shows Officers Watching Teenagers Drowning And Doing Nothing To Help

Three teens who died in submerged car -- Bay News 9

“They’re done. They are 6-7, dude.” In today’s episode of “Who do you actually protect and serve?” shocking new video footage has emerged from a police cruiser dash cam showing sheriff’s deputies deliberately making no attempt to save three drowning Florida teenage girls who drove into a cemetery pond after stealing …

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School to Prison Pipeline Alive And Well: Elementary School Students Arrested For Watching Playground Fight

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Lawmakers calling on TBI, Dept of Justice to investigate Murfreesboro child arrests  At least 10 children ages 6 to 11 were arrested at Hobgood Elemetary School in Murfreesboro, Tennessee for reportedly not breaking up a fight that not only did not occur on school grounds–rather at a neighborhood basketball game–a …

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Ben Carson Wants To Put Harriet Tubman On A Bill Nobody Uses, Says Slaveowning President Jackson Was “Tremendous”

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“I love Harriet Tubman. I love what she did. But we can find another way to honor her.” [email protected]: "I love Harriet Tubman. I love what she did. But we can find another way to honor her." @TeamCavutohttps://t.co/2QkQy0rt5L — FOX Business (@FoxBusiness) April 20, 2016 As though endorsing the most …

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