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May 24, 2018

Gun Violence

Eighteen seconds is not a lot of time…

My goal is to offer suggestions that I hope will protect citizens — and officers. I’m also hopeful that we can strengthen the bonds of trust between the community, especially …

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May 23, 2018

Immigrant Justice

North Coast Activists Form ICE Response Network

The federal crackdown on illegal immigration is focused on the Mexican border.  But agents of Immigration and Customs Enforcement–ICE–are active in many parts of the country. ICE agents have appeared …

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May 22, 2018

Clergy Organizing

Traditional Disobedience

When Sister Tracey Horan, an organizer with Faith in Indiana—a network with more than sixty congregations from various denominations across the state—called for blocking a downtown street to call attention …

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May 22, 2018

Voting Rights/Demoracy

Youngblood, Fleeman In Contentious Race For Kern County Sheriff

On June 5, Kern voters will put their voices where their ballots are and either decide to reelect incumbent Sheriff Donny Youngblood for a fourth term or award the duty …

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May 20, 2018

Voting Rights/Demoracy

ACLU is installed here for the first time

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), a non-profit organization that advocates for civil rights guaranteed by the Constitution, now has a local office in El Paso, with which they seek …

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May 19, 2018

Immigrant Justice

Mothers relate the drama of living in sanctuary churches

For her part, Martha Lorena Rivera, who took refuge at the Holy Cross Retreat Center in New Mexico, described her situation as “very difficult”. Rivera is the mother of three …

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