ACLU report examines ‘pipeline’ legislation in Pa. | Thursday Morning Coffee
Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. A new report from the ACLU is shedding light on legislation that it says “create new crimes, enhance existing penalties, or expand current laws that result in more people going to prison or jail.” The ACLU’s third annual More Law, Less Justice legislative session report found that pipeline legislation, policies that make criminalization and […]
Civil rights group sues Harrisburg over public gathering restrictions | Five for the Weekend
Happy weekend, all. A national civil rights organization filed a federal lawsuit against Pennsylvania’s Capital City on Friday, alleging its “burdensome and expensive” permitting process is a violation of the First and Fourteenth Amendments. The lawsuit, which was filed with the U.S. Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on Friday by the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania, alleges […]
Philly’s ICE field office is flouts its own agency’s guidance, putting lives in danger | Opinion
The ICE field office in Philadelphia can and must do better. We hope that the Biden administration will ensure that they are following the rules.