St. Petersburg Police Attack Participants at President Bush's Visit |
I was at the intersection of 28th Street and 118th Avenue last week and witnessed events that must be brought to your attention. While standing at the northwest corner of the intersection, near a small group of people who were sitting in the back of a pickup truck, I was appalled to see Sergeant Lightfield attack Mauricio Rosas...more
Restore Healthcare Funding
Domestic Partnership Registry in the City of Tampa |
Help flood the Mayor's office with letters of support for a domestic partnership registry in the City of Tampa.
Take the first step. Simply follow the link, print the letter, sign it and send it via regular mail. What if you don't live
in the City of Tampa? We still need your support. Just follow the link, print and send the letter
Attack on Our Civil Liberties
WASHINGTON -- In a letter sent today to congressional conferees on the anti-terrorism legislation, the American Civil Liberties Union, the Free Congress Foundation and 17 other organizations from across the political spectrum today urged that "Sneak and Peek" provision be deleted because it undermines the Fourth Amendment protection from unreasonable searches and seizures.
"Citizens are supposed to enjoy the protection of the Fourth Amendment
. Furthermore, it applies to all crimes that fall under Federal jurisdiction, not just those involving terrorism." more|
|Life is the great primary
and most precious and
comprehensive of all human
rights . . . whether it be
coupled with virtue honor,
and happiness, or with
sin, disgrace and misery,
the continued possession
of it is rightfully not a matter
of volition; . . . [it is not] to
be deliberately or voluntarily
destroyed, either by
individuals separately, or
combined in what is called
-- Frederick Douglas
The New Declaration of Independence
There was a time when the Congress, Senate and the American people had a government with a system of check and balances. The founders of the United States put this system in place in order to prevent one person from having to much power. Thus, in order for them to be free they created the Declaration of Independence to tell King George that they were tired of his abuses. Well, General John Ashcroft and Authoritarian George W. Bush are once again forcing those abuses onto the people of the United States. Because of this we have updated the Declaration of Independence...more
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have más de 75 años, con
circulación de todo el país
Red Cross Confirms Domestic Partner Access to Relief Funds |
As we distribute the relief funds, the American Red Cross recognizes that families come in many different forms.
In doing so, we recognize traditional married families, as well as the committed relationships and domestic partnerships of many couples who are living together...more
KEEP THE DREAM OF EQUAL JUSTICE ALIVE
There are many offices - in academia, in government, in the private sector, in public interest programs, in judges' chambers - where these indispensable workers are not only not appreciated, but abused. They are underpaid for the amount of work they do, sexually exploited, denied health care and other benefits, and discarded for reasons that have nothing to do with work performance. You may be in a situation where you see these things... more
"We the people..."
|E Pluribus Unum|
"Out of Many, One"