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Florida's Juvenile Civil Citation Program

Thursday, 15 September 2016 21:41

Data collected by the ACLU on juvenile civil citations, an alternative to arrest for common youth misbehavior, show it to be an effective program for reducing crime.

2016 Report on Civil Citation Efforts

Local Police Compiling DNA Databases

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 07:19

Cities and towns in the US are compiling private DNA databases, separate and apart from the FBI national database.  Methods of collecting DNA vary from place to place, are unregulated and often have no citizen oversight board.  Melbourne and Palm Bay are on the forefront of this effort.  This article from ProPublica sheds more light on what is taking place in our communities.

In Some Cities, Police Go From Stop-and-Frisk to Stop-and-Spit

 

re: Baltimore police + Marshall Frank

Monday, 08 August 2016 09:37

A man is killed by brutal police misconduct and no one is to blame? Give me a break!

Mothers of Dead Black Men

Friday, 08 July 2016 10:11

Lezley McSpadden, mother of slain black teenager Michael Brown, wrote an Op-Ed column published in The New York Times.

Let us consider Justice Sonia Sotomayor, whose latest decision led to a stinging dissent concerning a suspect’s rights.

Will Grayson's bill be able to finally restore voting rights and thus put an end to an outrageous wrong in the USA -- especially Florida?

The New Jim Crow -- Phil Stasik book review

Wednesday, 03 February 2016 13:40

There has been a gradual collapse of the Civil Rights protections gained in the 60s...

HRO Palm Bay now Feb. 4

Saturday, 16 January 2016 09:06

RESCHEDULED. A proposed Human Rights Ordinance for Palm Bay needs your support on Thursday, Feb. 4.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration

Saturday, 16 January 2016 08:02

Sunday night service and the big march on Monday. Look for SCPA banner at the march.

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