First Amendment

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: This is the Difference Between Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Washington Post
Trump's attempts to bully the press to silence criticism of him is anti-American. He's followed up this salvo on the First Amendment with a strike at the 14th Amendment, asserting that he’d like to deny those born in the country their citizenship. The biggest enemy to the principles of the Constitution right now is Trump. No one has to twist his words because what he says is twisted enough. He speaks fluent pretzel.

Grassroots Message Against Police Violence—and All Violence—Stands Firm

Heidi Boghosian
Common Dreams
The 50-foot banner on our building’s call for an end to police violence is as urgent this week as it was last week; none of the issues have changed, and the tragic murder of two New York City police officers won't—can't—slow our efforts to end violence, impunity and abuse of power by law enforcement.