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Florida Legislature Votes to Gut Sunshine Law; Bill Would End Open Records Access Advocacy

By Grant Stern donkeyrock shared this story from PINAC News. Florida’s famous Sunshine Law is under attack in the state legislature today as a state House Committee has already voted to eliminate the provision that guarantees government agencies must pay … Continue reading

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The Current Refugee Crisis

By Clark donkeyrock shared this story from Popehat. translator’s preface: rephrasing the following into early 21st century English is, to understate things slightly, a challenge. To even explain why it’s a challenge would, likewise be a challenge. How does one … Continue reading

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Sidenote: Sherrilyn Ifill’s Quote Is Horrible

Sherrilyn Ifill, the president and director-general of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, told CBS News’ “Face the Nation” program on Sunday, June 21, 2015, “If you call yourself a patriot, you say you love this country, first and … Continue reading

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Andrew Sullivan On Gay Marriage

By Amy Alkon donkeyrock shared this story from Advice Goddess Blog. Andrew Sullivan On Gay Marriage In a post on the Supreme Court decision on gay marriage, he quotes Hannah Arendt: Even political rights, like the right to vote, and … Continue reading

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Copyright Monopoly Enforcement Gets To Trump Human Rights, Yet Again

By Rick Falkvinge donkeyrock shared this story from TorrentFreak. On December 14, 2005, the European Parliament approved legislation that was more Stasiesque than anything previously imagined. Citizens would have every piece of communications logged for a minimum for six months, … Continue reading

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