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Impersonal as it sounds, our society weighs the costs and benefits of safety all the time, whether it's deciding how many cops and firefighters we put on the street or how much the market will bear for the latest in automotive safety features.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Examiner.com

A Lack of Leadership breeds Frustration & Despair for Detroiters

Whether a movement succeeds or fails can often be traced to the agenda, ability and direction of its leadership.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Dingell

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Washington Post

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Approximately 49 million people in the United States live in food-insecure households, with nearly 16 million of them being children, according to September Department of Agriculture data.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Common Dreams

Nader Backs Laws Aimed at Ending 'Corporate Carnage'

Consumer advocate Ralph Nader announced last week he is supporting two corporate accountability bills aimed at warning the public about dangerous and deadly products and tracking corporate crimes.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Liberal Political News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

AmmoLand

Contact Your Senators & Representative to Stop Proposed Semi-Auto Firearm Importation Ban

We recently reported that U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein , sponsor of the federal "assault weapon" and "large" magazine "ban" of 1994-2004, is asking President Barack Obama to direct the BATFE to reinterpret a provision of the Gun Control Act of 1968 to prohibit the importation of various semi-automatic firearms and their parts.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Guns, Barack Obama, Control Group, Eliot Engel, US House of Representatives

Mon Apr 14, 2014

OpEdNews

Pulitzer Goes to Snowden/NSA Reporting at Guardian, WaPo

Presumably much to the chagrin of the fascist members of congress and faux journalists who attacked or questioned the reporting of the Snowden/NSA story as criminal, traitorous or even terrorist, the Pulitzer Prize has been awarded to those reporting organizations that broke and continued to tell the story-- the Pulitzer for Public Service.

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Related Topix: Journalism, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, John McCain, US House of Representatives, Democrat

NewsBusters.org

MSNBC's Williams Falsely Insists 'No One Threatened to Impeach George Bush'

MSNBC contributor Jimmy Williams blurred the lines of reality while arguing with Republican strategist Ron Christie on Sunday's Weekends with Alex Witt .

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Related Topix: George Bush, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Dennis Kucinich, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Keith Ellison

The Daily Journal

Carnage a corporate tradition sustained by GM

The product safety disasters just keep coming. The latest is revelations of General Motors' ignition switch defect.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Free Republic

82 House Democrats want Obama to Ban Imports of Military-Style Firearms

President Obama has been asked to stop the importation of what 82 House Democrats believe to be 'military-style firearms' such as the AK-47.

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Related Topix: US News, ATF, US Politics, Eliot Engel, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Afro American Newspaper

Lawyers' Committee Strongly Urges Congress to Pass The Democracy Restoration Act

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 11, 2014 - The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law issued the statement below following yesterday's introduction of the ,S.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Senator Ben Cardin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Prison, Opinion

Lansing State Journal

Michigan's influence in D.C. evolving with departure of reputed lawmakers

Ann Arbor was in a bind: Its traffic bridges near Michigan Stadium were crumbling.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Dingell, US Senate, Carl Levin, Republican, Mike Rogers, Sander Levin

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Politico

Goodlatte: NSA reform can't dodge Judiciary Committee

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte declared Thursday that he'll fight any effort to move National Security Agency surveillance reform legislation to the House floor without going through his panel.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Goodlatte, James Sensenbrenner, Patriot Act, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Apr 10, 2014

USA Today

Vigil for beaten driver sends message of healing

Hundreds of people packed Little Rock Baptist Church in Detroit on Thursday to send a powerful message of healing in the wake of a mob attack on a Clinton Township, Mich., man.

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Related Topix: Clinton Township, MI, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Hill

Waiting for Goodlatte

The President recently announced his intention to reform telephone metadata collection under Section 215 of the USA Patriot Act.

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Related Topix: US News, Patriot Act, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Republican, Mike Rogers, Dutch Ruppersberger

Common Dreams

ACLU Comment on Introduction of Democracy Restoration Act of 2014

April 10 - The Democracy Restoration Act, important legislation that seeks to restore voting rights in federal elections to millions of disfranchised Americans, was introduced today in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives by Sen. Ben Cardin and Rep. John Conyers .

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Related Topix: ACLU, Senator Ben Cardin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Prison, Liberal Political News

The Baxter Bulletin

Ralph Nader: Carnage is corporate tradition

Last week was filled with revelations of General Motors' ignition switch defect.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Detroit Free Press

John Conyers: Children are not adults - don't sentence them to prison as if they were

We should not be treating children in the criminal justice system as if they were adults.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Prison, US Supreme Court, Michigan, Michigan Government, Opinion

Politico

Dueling dilemmas for NSA reform

Although behind-the-scene talks have picked up in recent days, lawmakers' appetite, the path and timing for reform remains far from clear.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Democrat, Barack Obama, Patriot Act

Washington Times

Obama urged to enforce ban on importing military-style firearms

About 80 House members wrote a letter to President Obama Wednesday urging him to renew the enforcement of a federal prohibition on the import of military-style, semiautomatic firearms.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eliot Engel, Prison

Washington Times

Obama urged to enforce ban on import of military-style firearms

About 80 House members wrote a letter to President Obama Wednesday urging him to renew the enforcement of a federal prohibition on the import of military-style, semiautomatic firearms.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eliot Engel, Prison

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