Joe Biden Vows to Reverse Supreme Court on Religious Exemptions in Obamacare

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Former Vice President Joe Biden promised Wednesday to reverse the religious protections guaranteed by the U.S. Supreme Court in recent decisions allowing private companies and religious groups exemption from Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate. When Obamacare was passed, President Barack Obama promised religious groups that he would not use it to subsidize abortions, and signed an executive ….  Read More

Barr: There ‘Is a Widespread Phenomenon’ of African Americans Being Treated with ‘Extra Suspicion’ by Police

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During an interview with ABC News released on Wednesday, Attorney General William Barr stated that there is “a widespread phenomenon” of African Americans, particularly black males being treated “with extra suspicion and maybe not given the benefit of the doubt” by law enforcement that must be addressed. And there is “work to do in addressing ….  Read More

Sonnie Johnson: ‘No Administration Did More to Militarize the Police than the Obama Administration’

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No administration did more to militarize law enforcement than former President Barack Obama’s, said Sonnie Johnson, addressing former Vice President Joe Biden’s remarks about the provision of surplus military equipment to police officers. In an interview published Wednesday, Biden said, “Surplus military equipment for law enforcement — they don’t need that. The last thing you ….  Read More

Sanders: If Biden Follows Platform Compromises from Task Forces, He’ll Be ‘Most Progressive President Since FDR’

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On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said that if the platforms created as a result of the task forces that Sanders helped form with 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden are implemented, then Biden will be “the most progressive president since FDR.” Sanders said, “I was glad ….  Read More