Florida officers arrested for killing inmate; Minneapolis PD surveilled black people online

Jailhouse murder Four Florida Department of Corrections officers were arrested over the weekend for allegedly beating an inmate to death. Ronald Connor, 24, Christopher Rolon, 29, Kirk Walton, 34, and Jeremy Godbolt, 28, face charges including second-degree murder, conspiracy, aggravated battery of an elderly adult, and cruel treatment of a detainee. The four officers stand accused of […]

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4 Republicans and 4 Democrats vote against selling seized Russian assets to fund Ukraine

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Madison Cawthorn: 2 guns in airport, 4 knives on school property, nine traffic violations, an insider trading scandal, and 0 consequences

Guns Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) was caught attempting to bring a loaded 9mm handgun through airport security in North Carolina—for the second time. Law enforcement said TSA agents discovered the gun in Cawthorn’s bag on Tuesday. The lawmaker admitted it was his firearm and was issued a citation for “Possession of a Dangerous Weapon on City Property, […]

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Supreme Court appears likely to allow Christian prayer in public schools, eroding religious neutrality

Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that revolves around an issue that was seemingly settled decades ago: the separation of church and state. Specifically, whether public school officials can involve students in explicit Christian prayer. Background Joseph Kennedy, a coach for the Bremerton High School football team in Washington state, began praying […]

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Last week in law: Covid too dangerous to allow immigration but safe enough to fly unmasked

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The Montana mine that produces 240 million tons of greenhouse gases, cocaine trafficking, and money laundering

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Four GOP 2022 candidates accused of violence, sexual assault

Missouri: Eric Greitens Eric Greitens, candidate to succeed Missouri Senator Roy Blunt: While serving as Governor in 2018, Greitens was accused of blackmailing a woman with whom he was having an extramarital affair. The woman, who was Greitens’s hairstylist at the time, alleged that Greitens restrained and blindfolded her, then took pictures of her naked and threatened […]

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