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Feast of Ben Salmon (February 18)

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BENJAMIN JOSEPH SALMON (OCTOBER 15, 1889-FEBRUARY 15, 1932)

Roman Catholic Pacifist and Conscientious Objector… 918 more words

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HEICO Corporation Announces Regular Quarterly Conference Call

On December 13, 2016, after the NYSE closing, HEICO Corporation (NYSE:HEI.A) (NYSE:HEI) will release its financial results for the fourth quarter ended October 31, 2016.  375 more words

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U.S. border agents stopped Canadian journalist from entry and confiscated his phones without a warrant

Award-winning Canadian photojournalist Edward Ou has had plenty of scary border experiences while reporting from the Middle East for the past decade. But his most disturbing encounter was with U.S. 948 more words

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McGuire chosen to head Connecticut ACLU

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A longtime employee of the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut has been named the organization’s new executive director.

David McGuire was recently chosen by the Connecticut ACLU’s board of directors following a nationwide search. 104 more words

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Groups fighting hate, anti-Semitism see surge of support

Not necessarily surprising but certainly encouraging:

In the wake of the election, the Anti-Defamation League — the national organization devoted to fighting anti-Semitism and bigotry in all forms — is wasting no time in accelerating its efforts against hate in America.

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ACLU of Northern California Files Lawsuit That Could Slow State's Plan to Resume Executions

A civil liberties group on Tuesday filed a lawsuit that could slow California’s plans for resuming executions.

The ACLU of Northern California challenged a state law that gives the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation wide flexibility in establishing execution procedures. 61 more words

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