The United States Department of Agriculture provided over $277 million in funding for county jail construction since 1996, according to documents obtained by Shadowproof. The funding came in the form of grants and long-term low-interest loans through the Community Facilities Direct Loan and Grant Program run by the USDA’s Rural
Video obtained by the Intercept showed police breaking into Chelsea Manning’s home to conduct a “wellness” check. Fortunately, she was not home.
The ACLU and SPLC are suing North Carolina for revoking poor residents’ drivers licenses over their inability to pay fines and fees.
Chicago City Council members attacked the No Cop Academy coalition on May 25 before voting for a funding measure for a $95 million police training complex.
New Hampshire Governor Invokes Police And Victims To Justify Vetoing Death Penalty Abolition Bill—But They Support It
New Hampshire’s governor vows to veto a repeal of the death penalty because he “stands with” police and victims’ survivors even though they support the legislation.
Update – 5/25 3 PM ET: Judge denied a motion for an injunction, which allows vote to proceed. The No Cop Academy Coalition filed a complaint in a circuit court in Cook County to prevent a City Council vote on a funding measure for a $95 million police training academy.
The No Cop Academy coalition succeeded in postponing the vote on a funding measure for a $95 million police training compound in Chicago.
“This is about women who you decided aren’t women. And you are wrong. I don’t give a shit what you think. But when you, or any of you, do anything to put the lives of trans women at risk… I will fight you.” The above quote is sampled in the
Shadowproof is seeking pitches from journalists or writers for publication in June.
President Nicolas Maduro won re-election in Venezuela, but the outcome did not matter to the United States and other countries that labeled them “illegitimate.”