September 16, 2021

Klobuchar: ‘Abolish the Filibuster’ to Address TX Abortion Law, Voting Rights, Climate Change

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) called for the filibuster to be abolished to pass abortion rights into law. Klobuchar said, “I’m glad Speaker Pelosi is showing that leadership to get this through the house immediately. Basically, codify or to put Roe v. Wade into law. In the U.S. Senate, first…

Biden’s Education Department to Target Governors for ‘Civil Rights’ Violations for Banning School Mask Mandates

Department of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona will continue targeting governors who have fought back against school mask mandates, warning Wednesday he plans to conduct “civil rights investigations” and take possible legal action against states with bans or limitations on the mandates. Cardona said he finds it “astonishing” that some states — such as Florida and…

DeSantis: Biden’s ‘Letting Afghanistan Burn,’ ‘Obsessed’ with Taking Away Parental Rights and Forcing Kindergartners to Wear Masks

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said President Joe Biden is “obsessed with having the government force kindergartners to wear masks all day in school” and “obsessed with taking away parents’ rights” while he’s allowing Afghanistan to fall apart. DeSantis said, [relevant remarks begin around 2:45] “[H]e…

Blinken: Biden Open to Working with Taliban if It ‘Upholds the Basic Rights of Its People’

American Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a CNN interview on Sunday that the administration of President Joe Biden “can work with and recognize” a Taliban government in Afghanistan that respects women and “doesn’t harbor terrorists.” The Taliban, the jihadist organization that ruled Afghanistan prior to the U.S. invasion of that country in 2001,…

Eric Holder: ‘Citizens Need to Be in Streets’ Getting Arrested over Voting Rights

Former Obama administration Attorney General  Eric Holder said Thursday on MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” that protesters needed to be “in the streets” getting arrested in the political fight over voting laws. Anchor Rachel Maddow said, “What do you make of the direct action strategy that is being brought by voting rights advocates? Obviously, Vice President Harris…

CNN’s Cuomo Opens Show by Ignoring Brother, Criticizing FL and TX and Saying Vaxed Have Had Rights ‘Infringed Upon’ by Unvaxed

On Tuesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” host Chris Cuomo opened the show by ignoring the report on the sexual misconduct of his brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) while criticizing Florida and Texas and stating that vaccinated people have had “their rights to work and live as they want infringed upon, in significant…

‘I Can’t Imagine A Carveout’: Manchin Blows Up The Possibility Of A One-Time Suspension Of Filibuster For Voting Rights

Democratic West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin threw cold water on the idea that he might support a one-time suspension of the filibuster to pass voting reform legislation. Manchin told CNN anchor Jake Tapper that he did not see a path forward for what some advocates are calling a “carveout” — a special exception to the…

Hundred of detainees from protests in Cuba are being judged in summary processes, without any rights.

Eight days after the start of the protests in more than 40 Cuban cities, there are still no official figures for those arrested in the demonstrations. Several human rights organizations speak of “thousands” as the UN points to 187 victims of enforced disappearance. They include well-known activists, such as José Daniel Ferrer or the artist […]

Judge: DACA Violates Americans’ Workplace Rights

President Barack Obama’s “DACA” work-permit program is illegal because it violates the immigration laws that protect working Americans from losing jobs and wages to illegal migrants, a Texas judge wrote Friday. “Even Defendants-Intervenors’ own experts could not escape the reality that DACA [Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals] congests the workforce,” wrote Judge Andrew Hanen of…

Donald Trump to Republicans: Do Not Waver on Second Amendment Rights

During his Dallas, Texas, speech at CPAC 2021, former President Donald Trump warned Democrats are using the surge in crime as an opportunity to push more gun control. He noted Democrats pushed to “defund the police” and disaster followed as crime and violence raged. Trump said, “The same far-left Democrats who are defunding police are…

Dem Sen. Casey: Dems Have to Protect Voting Rights to ‘Preserve Our Democracy’

On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Velshi,” Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) stated that “we’re at a point of no return.” And Democrats are either going to protect “voter rights to preserve the democracy or we’re not.” Casey said, “Ali, we’re — we’ve reached a point now with these Supreme Court decisions and with the advent of…

FACT CHECK: Did The World Economic Forum Send This Tweet About The Age Of Consent ‘Infringing On Human Rights’?

An image shared on Instagram claims to show a tweet from the World Economic Forum (WEF) about how age of consent laws “may be infringing on human rights.” Verdict: False There is no record of the WEF sending this tweet. Fact Check: The WEF is an international organization that “engages the foremost political, business, cultural…

Jennifer Lawrence Claims ‘A Radical Wing of the Republican Party Is Actively Dismantling Americans Rights to Vote’

Actress Jennifer Lawrence claimed this week that there is a “radical wing” of the Republican Party that is actively dismantling Americans’ right to vote. The Hunger Games and X-Men: Dark Phoenix star begged fans to support the far-left’s For the People Act, which would nationalize U.S. elections and gut voter ID provisions. “Whatever your personal politics are,…

The USFL Returns: 80s Era League to Return with Rights to Original Team Names

It’s time to party like it’s 1983. According to an announcement on Thursday, the USFL will return to the American gridiron in 2022. The 80s era league that experienced a short but lively run from 1983 to 1986 will make its return complete with legal rights to original team names and uniforms. The league will…

Dem Rep. Jackson Lee: Texas Legislature ‘Massacred’ State’s Image, LBJ Legacy of the Voting Rights Act

During an appearance on CNN, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) decried actions taken by the Texas Legislature to shore up election integrity. Jackson Lee called those efforts “operating under the big lie” and compared the “Texas image” of former President Lyndon Baines Johnson and the Voting Rights Act to the modern-day Texas Legislature. Well, you…

Pope Francis Calls for ‘Temporary Suspension’ of Property Rights to Vaccines During ‘Vax Live’ Concert

ROME — Pope Francis called for universal access to coronavirus vaccines and “the temporary suspension of intellectual property rights” Saturday. “God the Creator instills in our hearts a new and generous spirit to abandon our individualisms and promote the common good,” the pope told participants in the VAX LIVE concert, “a spirit of justice that mobilizes…

Maryland Becomes First State To Repeal ‘Police Bill Of Rights’ After Overriding GOP Governor’s Veto

April 11, 2021 3:23 PM ET Maryland became the first state in the U.S. to end its “police Bill of Rights” when Democratic lawmakers passed broad law enforcement reform bills Saturday. The Democratic-led legislature overrode a veto by Republican Gov. Larry Hogan to pass three new policing bills. The new laws remove certain legal protection…

Rep. Ted Lieu Screams At Civil Rights Attorney For Bringing Up Harvard Discrimination Against Asians

Democratic California Rep. Ted Lieu chastised attorney Peter Kirsanow during a House hearing about the need for diversity in federal courts. “Stop bringing in irrelevant issues, there are more Asian-Americans at these Ivy Leagues than in the federal judiciary, they’re underrepresented. These are different issues happening,” Lieu yelled at Kirsanow for bringing up the subject…

Clyburn: ‘No Question’ Biden Would Pick John Lewis Voting Rights Act over the Filibuster

During an interview aired on Tuesday’s broadcast of “CNN Tonight,” House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) said that while he doesn’t know if President Joe Biden agrees that there should be a general exemption to the filibuster for voting rights legislation, there is no question in his mind that Biden would pick the John Lewis…

MSNBC’s Glaude: GOP ‘Assault’ on Voting Rights Part of the ‘Cold Civil War’

MSNBC contributor Eddie Glaude said Wednesday on “Deadline” that Republican state legislators forwarding voting legislation and defending the legal challenges were fighting a “cold civil war.” Anchor Nicolle Wallace  asked about “Republicans’ brazen attempts to make it harder for people who don’t vote for them to vote.” Glaude said, “There is something eerily familiar about…

Sidney Powell Launches Super PAC to ‘Fight Vigorously for Our Constitutional Rights’

Attorney Sidney Powell speaks at a press conference at the Republican National Committee headquarters in Washington, on Nov. 19, 2020. (Charlotte Cuthbertson/The Epoch Times) Attorney Sidney Powell, who filed third-party election lawsuits on behalf of former President Donald Trump, has launched a Super PAC dedicated to a range of aims, including freedom of speech, Constitutional […]

Breitbart’s AWR Hawkins Awarded ‘Gun Rights Defender of the Year’

Breitbart News’s AWR Hawkins was awarded “Gun Rights Defender of the Year” by the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA). The award came in conjunction with the 2020 Gun Rights Policy Conference, a Second Amendment Foundation-sponsored event that brings together pro-gun authors, broadcasters, journalists, legislators, and enthusiasts annually. The policy…

Feminists: Joe Biden Support for LGBT Equality Act Would Harm Women’s Rights

Drew Angerer/Getty Images The far-left feminist Women’s Liberation Front (WOLF) is opposing the Democrat’s pro-transgender Equality Act because it would weaken womens’ rights by subordinating womens’ biological identity to men’s claimed sense of “gender identity.” WOLF, which says on its website, “female humans, the class of people called women, are oppressed by men under a male-supremacist system called…

This Is CNN: Documentary Compares Dystopian ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Where Women Have no Rights to ‘Trump’s America’

To CNN, women are on the verge of being forced into sexual slavery under President Donald Trump, according to a hyperbolic new documentary on the cable network. In the new CNN documentary entitled, The Trump Show: TV’s New Reality, CNN purports to trace President Trump’s impact on entertainment and one of his main influences, CNN […]

Democratic Party chairman: SCOTUS ‘took away rights of American workers’

How can that be? It’s because when Democrats talk about “rights,” they don’t really mean rights. The Democrat vision of America is that the federal government (run by Democrats, of course) orders everything that everyone does and decides how the spoils are divided up. When they force you to do something they have decided is […]

Nolte: Don’t Buy Establishment Media’s Sudden Concern for ‘Human Rights’ in North Korea.

The establishment media have one guiding principle when it comes to dictators and human rights: If the dictator makes Republicans look bad (or Democrats look good), the media do not give a damn about human rights. North Korea is not only the most recent example, it is one of the most striking. Oh, sure, the […]

The New York Times Interviews Muslim Americans Practicing Their Second Amendment Rights.

The New York Times recently interviewed gun-owning Muslim Americans in a piece that evokes strong feelings. It is empowering because the story shows the importance of having the Second Amendment. Yet, it is frustrating because it highlights the bigotry and prejudice many Muslim Americans have to face on a daily basis. Still though, the article […]

Trump uses NRA speech to thank Kanye for doubling black poll numbers, praise gun rights organization.

President Donald Trump sang the praises of rapper Kanye West during a speech at the National Rifle Association’s annual convention on Friday and said that the gun organization “loves this country.” What happened? Speaking at the NRA’s annual convention in Dallas, Trump celebrated West, who has been outspoken in his appreciation for the president. Special: The […]

Thousands Rally for Gun Rights at Minnesota State Capitol.

Approximately 2,000 people rallied for gun rights Saturday at the steps of the Minnesota State Capitol. Many of those in attendance were carrying handguns or rifles. American flags and Gadsden flags were carried by many attendees as well. The Star Tribune reports the rally was an organized push-back against ongoing gun control campaigns launched in […]

Facebook Blocks Prominent Gun Rights Organization.

Our *good friends* at Facebook have apparently blocked Oregon Firearms Federation founder and director Kevin Starrett from being able to post a few days ago. “I have no idea why I was blocked and FB does not respond to questions about it. Clearly we have always had strong views posted on FB with no problems. […]

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