Sunday, December 1, 2013

CRL&P Daily Reads: Dec. 1. 2013

Kansas City Star editorial says electoral reforms should focus on making voting easier for eligible voters; and, The New Republic explains how this might be accomplished.

Guardian columnist explores some of the consequences of the continuing controversy over the NSA's surveillance program.

SCOTUS to decide whether government can prevent some from protesting based on security interests.

Woman wants Mississippi to recognize same-sex marriage so that she can get a divorce; and, lawmaker challenges Hawaii's new law legalizing same-sex marriage in court.

Women still make less than men for the same work.

Americans still don't agree on gun policy; and, man makes a gun made from things available at airports.

NPR explores pilot program that provides public defenders to immigrant detainees.

Election Law, First Amendment, Fourth Amendment, Freedom of Assembly, Freedom of Speech, Gun Policy, Right to Vote, Same-sex marriage, Voter ID, Web/Tech | Permalink


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