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  • Debtors' Prisons Return To The U.S., ACLU Finds

    Debtors' Prisons Return To The U.S., ACLU Finds

    Have you ever been stuck on the "jail" square in Monopoly, because you just couldn't pay the $50 to get out? That's not allowed in real life. Under the U.S. Constitution, you can't go to jail, or be kept in jail, just because you're unable to afford a fine. But it still happens. The American Civil Liberties... Continue Reading

  • U.S. Forest Service Accused Of Discrimination Against Latinos

    U.S. Forest Service Accused Of Discrimination Against Latinos

    Seattle – The Forest Service is under fire for alleged discrimination against Latinos due to the use of Border Patrol agents as interpreters and law enforcement in stops involving Latinos on Washington state's Olympic Peninsula. The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights within the USDA,... Continue Reading

  • Maryland Moves To Pass First Facebook Password Protection Bill

    Maryland Moves To Pass First Facebook Password Protection Bill

    By Sarah Breitenbach ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Maryland is poised to become the first state to ban employers from demanding applicants or workers hand over their log-in information for social media sites like Facebook. The measure, which handily passed the legislature earlier this month, keeps managers from... Continue Reading