Category: Legal Issues

Supreme Court agrees to hear a case that could determine whether Facebook, Twitter and other social media companies can censor their users

Tucker Higgins | CNBC | Source URL The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that could determine whether users can challenge social media companies on free speech grounds. The case, Manhattan Community Access Corp. v. Halleck, No. 17-702, centers on whether a private operator of a public access television network […]

Groundbreaking Bill Proposal Prohibiting Organized Covert Torture Effected With Electronic Weapons & Organized Stalking Under Review By State Legislators In California; Support Needed

Ramola D | The Everyday Concerned Citizen | Source URL With information from Dr. Tomo Shibata and other linked sources Concerned residents of California are rallying behind a groundbreaking bill proposal on Organized Torture authored by Dr. Tomo Shibata, author, acclaimed human rights analyst and sociologist holding an interdisciplinary Ph.D with high […]

Former police chief in Florida pleads guilty to framing men in racially tinged cases

Jay Weaver | Miami Herald | Source URL Five years ago, Biscayne Park Police Chief Raimundo Atesiano bragged to the town’s leaders about his department’s exceptional 100 percent clearance rate on burglaries in the tree-lined suburb north of Miami. On Friday, however, Atesiano admitted his own criminal behavior was behind […]

Human rights organisations win landmark battle against UK mass surveillance

Liberty Human Rights | Source URL The European Court of Human Rights has today ruled that UK laws enabling mass surveillance violate the rights to privacy and freedom of expression. Judges found that: The UK’s historical bulk interception regime violated the right to privacy protected by Article 8 of the European Convention […]

Lawmaker Proposes Implanting Microchips in People to Track Non-Violent Offenders Like “Pets”

A local councilman proposed the idea of implanting microchips in criminals on house arrest—even if they are nonviolent offenders. John Vibes | The Free Thought Project | Source URL Toledo, Ohio – This Tuesday, Toledo City Councilman Rob Ludeman suggested that criminals be implanted with microchips so they can be […]

DEA task force seizes enough fentanyl to kill 5 million people

NBC4 WCMH Columbus, OH | Source URL COLUMBUS (WCMH) – Federal agents arrested four men in Columbus who had enough fentanyl to kill nearly half the population of Ohio. Tomas Sandoval, Alvaro Gasca-Cardoso, Salatiel Ramos-Rajos and Alexis Zazueta-Soto are charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute fentanyl, methamphetamine […]

Statement From Karen Melton Stewart of Targeted Justice on The Flyer Incident

“Targeted Justice is a human rights organization. We stand for the  US Constitution and the American values of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness and the importance of the inalienable rights of the individual. We stand against cruelty, violence and injustice wherever it comes from, even from a perversion […]