NYC Mayor Threatens to Veto Bills that Protect Citizens from “Stop & Frisk”

Last week, the New York City Council voted to approve police oversight bills meant to end discriminatory policing that critics say have unfairly and unconstitutionally targeted the city’s communities of color.  The decisions to pass the Community Safety Act and to create … Continued

Rights Groups File Lawsuit Challenging NYPD’s Muslim Surveillance Program

I stand today with #changetheNYPD activists to call for an end to the blanket surveillance of American Muslims. #no2spying — Linda Sarsour (@lsarsour) June 18, 2013 A lawsuit announced Tuesday charges that the New York Police Department’s Muslim Surveillance Program has created an … Continued