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Texas Tribune Catholic churches and affiliated organizations in Texas say they won't stand for a new federal law that would require many employers to provide contraception coverage in their health insurance plans. Although churches are exempt, other...
Journal ColumnistI can already hear the howls of protest. “Censorship!” some will shout. “Freedom of speech!” will become the battle cry of others. “What’s next? Book burning?” Efforts by school officials to weed out music at...
Call Washington BureauAs Republicans in Congress pledged Wednesday to pass legislation blocking the White House's rule that all health-insurance -- including those offered by Catholic employers -- cover birth control, Democrat U.S. Sen. Bob Casey called on the president to...
Four East Haven cops arrested by the feds for brutality, racial profiling and attempted cover ups. Police chief trying to retire. Mayor says he might buy tacos for dinner to help the Latino community, but won't resign. More grand jury indictments are...
Tags: Local Government, Minority Groups, Trials, East Haven, Laws
Video-recording incident that sparked East Haven police scandal would have been a felony in IllinoisHere’s an interesting take on the original trigger for the whole East Haven police brutality/racial profiling investigation: if the priest who video-recorded cops harassing Latinos had done it in Illinois, his arrest would have been totally legal....
Cardinal Anthony J. Bevilacqua, who was accused by local prosecutors during his 15-year tenure as head of the Philadelphia archdiocese of ignoring sexual abuse of children by hundreds of priests, has died. He was 88. The Roman Catholic archdiocese...
East Haven Police Chief Len Gallo, otherwise known in federal court documents as “Co-Conspirator 1,” announced his retirement Monday amid speculation that he’s about to be indicted in the cop brutality-racial profiling investigation....
pix11.com | @hilarywhittierRosa Parks once said she would like to be remembered as a person who was concerned about freedom and equality for all people. The new exhibit called "Freedom Sisters" at the Shabazz center in Washington Heights keeps her dream alive by honoring African...
For those who are wondering why the East Haven Police Department is out of control, one possible answer is that Mayor Joseph Maturo is an idiot. What other possible explanation is there for Mr. Maturo's comments Tuesday night following the arrest of four...
Plenty of outrage over East Haven racial profiling scandal, and plenty of blame for state leaders who let it happenEast Haven’s racial-profiling scandal produced an abundance of outrage during a Connecticut Civil Rights Coalition news conference Wednesday, but maybe not enough of it was directed at the people who ultimately made the scandal possible. Oh,...
Tags: John G. Rowland, Laws, Government, East Haven, Labor Legislation
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - Among the slick, million-dollar ads for the likes of Pepsi and Honda during the Super Bowl this Sunday, viewers in Washington will see a far more modest spot. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino will be...
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