Justice Department Says Poor Can’t Be Held When They Can’t Afford Bail


Source: NBC News Holding defendants in jail because they can’t afford to make bail is unconstitutional, the Justice Department said in a court filing late Thursday — the first time the government has taken such a position before a federal appeals court. It’s the latest step by the Obama administration in encouraging state courts to move away from imposing fixed

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Justice Department says it will end use of private prisons


Source: Washington Post – August 18, 2016 The Justice Department plans to end its use of private prisons after officials concluded the facilities are both less safe and less effective at providing correctional services than those run by the government. Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates announced the decision on Thursday in a memo that instructs officials to either decline to renew the contracts

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9 Things They Won’t Let You Do On A Plane If You Are Muslim


Source: MintPress News By Jeremiah Jones Due to the rampant paranoia and Islamophobia that is unfortunately so common in our world, Muslims have to be extra careful when trying to travel by air. Airlines are catering to people’s absurd fears of other races, religions, skin colors, and even other languages. These airlines are kicking people off planes for being Muslim.

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ICNA Condemns Terrorist Attack in Nice, France

Bodies are seen on the ground after at least 30 people were killed in the southern French town of Nice when a truck ran into a crowd celebrating the Bastille Day national holiday

Source: ICNA.ORG ICNA strongly condemns the terrorist attack in Nice, France. A terrorist drove a truck through crowds celebrating Bastille Day on Thursday night in the seaside city of Nice on the French Riviera, killing at least 84 people, including several children. French authorities confirmed 202 people were wounded, 25 of which are on life support, while 52 are in

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Sign Petition: It’s not religion but easy access to assault weapons. Tell Congress to enact common sense gun reform


To be delivered to The United States House of Representatives and The United States Senate: There are more mass shootings in the U.S. than in any other country in the world. It is reported that U.S. is home to nearly a third of world’s mass shootings.[1] There is a culture of violence in our country and it is resulting in

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ICNA CSJ Focuses on Social Justice Issues at the 41st ICNA-MAS Convention


ICNA Council for Social Justice (CSJ) help organize and set up social justice campaigns and booths in the 41st ICNA-MAS convention in Baltimore, MD during the Memorial Day weekend: Virtual Reality Solitary Confinement Station Social justice campaigns included a virtual reality solitary confinement station, where people could actually see and feel what it is like to be in solitary cell.

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ICNA Strongly Condemns Barbaric Shooting in Florida Nightclub

Orlando Shooting

Islamic Circle of North America Condemns the barbaric attack in Orlando. On behalf of the Islamic Circle of North America, ICNA, we join our fellow Americans in condemning this act of violence. We offer our condolence to the families for their great loss from this tragic event. We strongly denounce any act of killing regardless of motives and faith of

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