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Empire Editorial: Patriot Act hasn't lived up to its name

In the pursuit of those who might one day harm U.S. citizens, the civil rights of every American have been stepped on for almost 14 years.The Patriot Act, among other things, has allowed the bulk collection...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-28/empire-editorial-patriot-act-hasnt-li
Opinion
After officer's acquittal, 2 cases loom for Cleveland

...Justice - which had previously determined that Cleveland police had a history of using excessive force and violating civil rights - said it would look into the matter.And the prosecutions related to the deaths of Russell and Williams are not over...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-26/after-officers-acquittal-2-cases-loom
Not For Web
Prosecutor: 6 officers indicted in death of Baltimore man

...police brutality against African-Americans in Baltimore. Following Gray's death, the Justice Department announced a civil rights investigation of the Baltimore Police Department to search for discriminatory policing practices and examine allegations...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-22/prosecutor-6-officers-indicted-death-
Not For Web
City of Bethel, Gregory settle on rough arrest accusation

...filed a lawsuit against the city and former officer Andrew Reid in early May.Brown says Reid violated Gregory's civil rights and committed assault and battery. He describes the July 2014 arrest as an "attack."The complaint says Gregory...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-22/city-bethel-gregory-settle-rough-arrest
State
A 'great day for Alaska'

...naming of the clan house ("Shuka Hit" or "Ancestors House"), the dedication of the archives in honor of Tlingit civil rights activist William Paul, and the unveiling of two major artworks - a clan house front created by Tsimshian artist David...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-17/hundreds-attend-10-hour-ceremony-openin
Local | Art
Tlingit civil rights hero William Paul Sr. remembered

...memories and impressions of Tlingit civil rights activist and lawyer William Paul...the country's first Native civil rights organization, he worked to secure a wide range of civil rights for Alaska Natives beginning in...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-13/breathing-life-history-locals-gather-reme
Art
Letter: Definition of marriage is sacred

...litigated in the U.S. Supreme Court as a being a civil right. So, I have chosen to be a voice for the few youth...freewill to choose what they will believe.Relatively, civil rights are defined as personal liberties that belong to an...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-05-13/letter-definition-marriage-sacred
Letters
Fundraiser for Juneau Pride scheduled for Friday

...in June to commemorate the Stonewall Riots, a landmark event that is considered the birth of the movement for LGBTQ civil rights.Alaskan Brewing Company is sponsoring the event and donating beer to help raise additional funds. Audience members...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-13/fundraiser-juneau-pride-scheduled-friday
Art
Latest Zimmerman dust-up is linked to prior road rage act

...sparked protests and national debate about race relations. The Justice Department later announced it was not bringing a civil rights case against Zimmerman.Since then, Zimmerman has had several brushes with the law, including:? He was charged with...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-12/latest-zimmerman-dust-linked-prior-ro
Not For Web
SEAGLA hosts fundraiser for Juneau Pride

...Pride is a celebration of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) communities and is held in June to commemorate the Stonewall Riots, a landmark event that is considered the birth of the movement for LGBTQ civil rights.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-11/seagla-hosts-fundraiser-juneau-pride
Local

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