The defense spending bill includes a provision allowing for the indefinite detention without trial of al-Qaida suspects and their allies.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate approved wording in the National Defense Authorization Bill, which should anger all Americans.
It is time for the federal government move in and stop what has become a pattern of attacks on the fundamental rights not only of Occupy protesters across the country, but on the rights of all Americans to engage in peaceful protest.
Same-sex marriage is legal in only eight jurisdictions: seven states and the District of Columbia. By next year that number could sink to six jurisdictions.
Herman Cain's main role is to give a kind of seal of approval to the racism, and bigotry of the Republican Party and he does it well. And right-wing Republican audiences adore him.
Rev. Shuttlesworth's fingerprints are all over the history of the Civil Rights movement and his dogged determination to resist the powers of racism and inequality were legendary.
Om Saturday, October 1, thousands joined in to celebrate Troy Davis' life at the Jonesville Baptist Church in Savannah, Ga., and tens of thousands more joined online through the webstream
Shelby County has been trying to disenfranchise black people for years, but the latest ploy has been shot down by a federal district court.
A new book traces several stories about the radical environmental movement and the responses of the U.S. government, raising issues about civil liberties and tactics of social protest.
In the fight to save Troy Davis's life, a new abolitionist movement is born.