Jun 052020
 

We’re witnessing a national police riot that hasn’t showed any signs of slowing. The instances of brutal police violence against protesters are so numerous that it’s hard to keep track of them all — but here are some of the worst abuses we’ve seen. Police confront protesters and members of the media in the rain as demonstrations continue in Manhattan over the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis Police officer on June 3, 2020…

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Jun 052020
 

The full weight of U.S. policing has descended upon protesters across the country as people take to the streets to denounce the police killings of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and countless others who have been subjected to police violence. Along with riot shields, tear gas, and other crowd control measures also comes the digital arm of modern policing: prolific surveillance technology on the street and online. For decades, EFF has been tracking police departments’ massive…

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Jun 052020
 

On May 27, the Pennsylvania Democratic Party asked a U.S. District Court to intervene in the minor party ballot access case, Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania v Wolf, e.d., 5:20cv-2299. The case asks for petitioning relief for the Libertarian, Green, and Constitution Parties. The Democratic Party brief opposes petitioning relief for the minor parties. It says Democrats had to petition to get on the Democratic primary ballot. But the petitioning period for members of major parties…

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