The NYPD Promised To Stop Spying On People Based On Their Religion As Part Of A Settlement With Muslim Americans
The lawsuit was filed in 2012 after it was revealed that the NYPD extensively surveilled Muslim-owned businesses, Muslim student groups, and mosques in New Jersey after 9/11 with the help of the CIA.
New York Threatens To Sue If The Trump Administration Moves Forward With “Religious Protections” For Medical Workers
Nineteen Democratic attorneys general also wrote a comment on the Trump administration’s proposed rule, saying it threatens health care access, particularly for LGBT and poor patients, and asked for it to be withdrawn.
Cambridge Analytica Has Suspended Its CEO As States Demand Facebook Hand Over Information
The attorneys general in both states are asking Facebook for information concerning its policies and procedures "as they relate to the reported misuse of data" by Cambridge Analytica, whose CEO has been suspended over the scandal.
Democrats Think The Retiring Head Of Planned Parenthood Should Run For Office
Democrats in Congress and political operatives told BuzzFeed News they think the departing Planned Parenthood president should strongly consider running a campaign of her own. “She would be an amazing candidate if she wanted to run.”
This Prison System Has Severely Limited The Books And Fresh Food That Can Be Sent To Inmates
A new program piloted this year in some New York prisons is requiring inmates' loved ones to purchase care package items from preselected vendors. UPDATE: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has directed the state's Department of Corrections to "rescind its flawed pilot program."