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CIA Shifts Reasons for Torture Secrets

  Last month, the CIA told a federal court judge it could not abide by a court order and turn over detailed documents about the destruction of 92 interrogation videotapes because it would compromise the integrity of a special prosecutor’s criminal investigation into the matter. U.S. District Court Judge Alvin Hellerstein responded by demanding a […]

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Advocates Call For California Law To Make Condom-Use Mandatory At Porn Studios

LOS ANGELES – Workers in the sex industry should have the tools they need to do their job well and safely. That’s what health advocates will argue early next week when they hold a press conference in Los Angeles demanding that the California State government adopts legislation that makes wearing condoms on porn production sets, […]

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ACLU Files Lawsuit Seeking Disclosure of Secret Documents On Torture

On Thursday, the ACLU filed a lawsuit in New York seeking the disclosure of still-secret records relating to the torture of prisoners held by the US overseas. The requested documents include legal memos authored by John Yoo & Steven Bradbury as well as document sent by the Bush administration to the CIA. The government has […]

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Judge Sotomayor Nomination: A Very Smart Political Move

Article By Gilbert Mercier, News Junkie Editor President Obama made a very wise choice in his nomination of Judge Sotomayor for the Supreme Court, for three key reasons. First, the gender issue: The nomination of a woman was expected by most reporters. The Supreme Court will have two women again. It is still a gender […]

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