Here's what Trump got wrong about stop and frisk
The two candidates sparred over crime and race during the first presidential debate, at Hofstra University
Muslim Civil Rights Group Files Class Action Lawsuit Challenging Terror Watch List
"Through extra-judicial and secret means," the complaint alleges, "the federal government is ensnaring individuals into an invisible web of consequences that are imposed indefinitely and without recourse."
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Canada Is Going to Start Handing Over Even More Data About Travelers to the US
It's taken the better part of a decade, but Washington has finally got Ottawa to agree to report whenever Americans enter Canada, and whenever Canadians enter America.
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Six-Year-Old Canadian Boy Named a ‘High Profile’ Flight Risk
The government has promised to review the case.
This Six-Year-Old Canadian Has Been Flagged a Flight Security Risk Since He Was a Baby
Since going public with his son's story, Adam Ahmed's parents have heard from other parents across Canada who say their children have also been flagged. “All of them are Muslim or have Arabic sounding names,” his mom said.
The Most Absurd Part of the No-Fly List Has Been Declared Unconstitutional by a Judge
Those on the list will finally be able to see why the government refuses to let them board planes.
The FBI Is Allegedly Using No-Fly Lists to Recruit Muslim Snitches
Once you’re on these lists and terrorist databases, it’s a bitch to clear your name.
The FBI Is Trying to Recruit Muslims as Snitches by Putting Them on No-Fly Lists
How did an innocent Malaysian architectural scholar remain on a terrorism no-fly list—effectively branding her a terrorist—for years after an FBI paperwork screw-up put her there?
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Cameras Weren’t Enough to Stop the Albuquerque Police from Killing a Mentally Ill Homeless Man
James Boyd ended up dead after a confrontation with officers that started because he was camping illegally.
The FBI's Watch Lists Are Plagued by Human Error and Data Overload
While a terrorist got away, an innocent woman was on the No Fly List for eight years by mistake.
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The DEA Thinks Medical Records Don't Count as "Private"
The Feds say they can peek into any records that are shared with a pharmacist, even without a warrant. This directly contradicts state law in Oregon, so the ACLU and the state are fighting back.