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Advocacy Alert! Tell Congress They Can't Leave Libraries Behind

Thanks to your advocacy, funding for libraries was included in the CARES Act! Unfortunately, new COVID-19 relief funding plans leave out libraries. We need your advocacy efforts again to be sure that libraries are included! 168 more words

Federal

U.S. Marshals Assault Journalists with CS Gas at Federal Courthouse

United States Marshals attacked journalists filming protests outside of the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse in Portland, Oregon early this morning just a few hours after United States District Judge Michael Simon issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) banning the Portland Police Bureau from targeting journalists by ordering them exempt from dispersal orders. 511 more words

Police Misconduct

SEX SLAVERY ENABLERS: "FBI routinely covers for sex-trafficking pedophiles like Jeffrey Epstein"

“Back in the fall, an alleged child sex crime victim of former President Bill Clinton went to the FBI to tell all about the horrors he endured, only to have… 192 more words

News

Three perspectives on preventing the collapse of the child care system – and making it stronger

COVID-19 has not only created a health crisis and an economic crisis, but also a child care crisis.

A persistent and troubling concern is that child care programs that closed during the pandemic will shut down permanently, and parents in need of this care won’t be able to return to work, crippling the economy’s ability to stabilize. 776 more words

National

Some People are Taking #COVID Precautions Very Seriously

With coronavirus cases on the rise, and Florida courts trying to safely reopen, there is a tension. That’s in particular contrast when it means zealously advocating for your clients. 170 more words

Criminal Law

SomaliaAt60: Why This Year's Independence Celebrations Are Different

As Somalia turns sixty, millions of Somalis across the globe are celebrating Somali independence and union day with great sense of Somalinimo and patriotism.

This year’s independence celebration is a bit more interesting than previous years. 508 more words

Somalia