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Federal Officials Release Hundreds Of Moms And Kids From Immigration Detention

Instead of treating a four-year-old girl, immigration officials alledgedly put her "in an isolation cell with her mom for nine days until it got so bad they had to rush her to the hospital.” The post Federal Officials Release Hundreds Of Moms And Kids From Immigration Detention appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The Problem With The $5.9 Million Settlement Over Eric Garner’s Death

Police misconduct has been draining the city coffers for years, even as the offending officers go free. The post The Problem With The $5.9 Million Settlement Over Eric Garner’s Death appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The Growing Faith-Based Movement To End The Death Penalty And Protect Prisoners

"We cannot teach killing is wrong by killing." The post The Growing Faith-Based Movement To End The Death Penalty And Protect Prisoners appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Immigrants Hurt By Wisconsin’s Policies Are Wary Of A Walker Presidency

"We really didn't know where he was taken," an immigrant said, recalling the day her father was deported. "There was no communication and there was no ability to contact him. We were clueless." The post Immigrants Hurt By Wisconsin’s Policies Are Wary Of A Walker Presidency appeared first on ThinkProgress.

BREAKING: President Obama Frees 46 Prisoners Serving Decades-Long Sentences For Drug Offenses

Obama has been criticized for being unusually stingy with his clemency powers. The post BREAKING: President Obama Frees 46 Prisoners Serving Decades-Long Sentences For Drug Offenses appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Group Fights To Keep Mural Of Native American Lynching

The battle over traditional symbolism continues. The post Group Fights To Keep Mural Of Native American Lynching appeared first on ThinkProgress.

George Will Is The Canary In American Democracy’s Coal Mine

The Declaration of Independence proclaims that governments derive "their just powers from the consent of the governed." In his latest column, conservative writer George Will boldly rejects this founding principle. The post George Will Is The Canary In American Democracy’s Coal Mine appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Jail Officials Handcuffed And Starved An Inmate For 32 Hours, Complaint Says

Swift action was taken against the perpetrators. The post Jail Officials Handcuffed And Starved An Inmate For 32 Hours, Complaint Says appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Unarmed Black Man Allegedly Strangled To Death By White Cop

Just like Eric Garner, he reportedly said, "I can't breathe." The post Unarmed Black Man Allegedly Strangled To Death By White Cop appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Trump’s Bizarre Strategy To Win Back Latino Supporters Is Definitely Not Working

Pro tip: Partnering with Joe Arpaio is not going to help. The post Trump’s Bizarre Strategy To Win Back Latino Supporters Is Definitely Not Working appeared first on ThinkProgress.

How Our Flawed Background Check System Put A Gun In Dylann Roof’s Hands

"Inefficiencies or lack of time and resources leads to criminals and other dangerous people being able to purchase guns and, in this case, kill innocent people." The post How Our Flawed Background Check System Put A Gun In Dylann Roof’s Hands appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Immigrant Detainees Sue Private Prison That Allegedly Paid Them $1 Per Day For Forced Labor

Those who refused to work were allegedly put in "the hole," or solitary confinement. The post Immigrant Detainees Sue Private Prison That Allegedly Paid Them $1 Per Day For Forced Labor appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Meet The Immigrants Who Are Asking The 5th Circuit To Stop Their Families’ Deportation

"People don’t realize that we’re families. We’re not the horrible monsters that they portray us to be." The post Meet The Immigrants Who Are Asking The 5th Circuit To Stop Their Families’ Deportation appeared first on ThinkProgress.

FBI Says Dylann Roof Illegally Bought His Gun Because Of An Error In The Background Check Database

Due to the fact that "data was not properly entered in federal criminal justice computer systems," the National Instant Criminal Background Check System did not reflect the fact that Roof was ineligible to purchase a firearm. The post FBI Says Dylann Roof Illegally Bought His Gun Because Of An Error In The Background Check Database appeared first on ThinkProgress.

A Transgender Immigrant’s Asylum Petition Was Just Denied. What Awaits Her In Mexico?

"Detention is a fundamentally unsafe place for transgender people," an advocate said. The post A Transgender Immigrant’s Asylum Petition Was Just Denied. What Awaits Her In Mexico? appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The Troubled History Of The Constitution’s Most Important Amendment

The Fourteenth Amendment's promise of a freer, more equitable America came under attack almost immediately after its words were written into our founding document. The post The Troubled History Of The Constitution’s Most Important Amendment appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Autistic Teen Says He Was Punched In The Face And Body Slammed By Police

"I feel terrified of cops now." The post Autistic Teen Says He Was Punched In The Face And Body Slammed By Police appeared first on ThinkProgress.

This Speech From A Decedent Of Jefferson Davis Brought Down The Confederate Flag In South Carolina

An impassioned plea from a Republican lawmaker. The post This Speech From A Decedent Of Jefferson Davis Brought Down The Confederate Flag In South Carolina appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Donald Trump: Questioning My Hiring Of Undocumented Immigrants Is ‘Pretty Pathetic’

Trump also demanded names so that he could fire the workers. The post Donald Trump: Questioning My Hiring Of Undocumented Immigrants Is ‘Pretty Pathetic’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Why Haitians Are ‘Self-Deporting’ To A Country They’ve Never Lived In

Melila, a 30-year-old Haitian national, is just one of 25,000 Haitians who "voluntarily" left the Dominican Republic. The post Why Haitians Are ‘Self-Deporting’ To A Country They’ve Never Lived In appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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