Monday, March 30, 2020 6:08 PM EDT(updated every 5 minutes)
Public defenders raise civil rights concerns as more court proceedings move online
Longtime Pima County Supervisor Richard Elias dies at age 61
Joseph Lowery ‘a true leader and icon in our city’
House Members Introduce Resolution To Hold China Responsilble For Coronavirus Outbreak
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Ruling virtually, Supreme Court decides cases on capital punishment, discrimination and copyright
Governments must not use #COVID19 as an excuse to limit fundamental freedoms. The U.S. and EU should denounce this blatant power grab by Orban in Hungary. It’s more important than ever that freedom of expression, the press, and civil rights are protected.
It is predictable that authoritarians like Prime Minister Orban exploit humanitarian emergencies to further repress civil liberties and tighten their grip on power. Freedom of expression is essential in times of crisis. https://t.co/FihbMvxgnJ
Let's pause to celebrate the life of Rev. Joseph Lowery, who was a chief lieutenant of MLK and a mentor to me as a young woman in the civil rights movement.
#RevLowery belonged to the generation that led the way.
I’m deeply saddened to hear that my longtime friend & the “Dean of the Civil Rights Movement”, Rev. Dr. Joseph E. Lowery has passed. He’ll be remembered for his fierce leadership during the Civil Rights Era & his staunch advocacy for justice & human rights. May he Rest in Power!
In this time of emergency, the laudable goal of providing care quickly and efficiently must be guided by the fundamental principles of fairness, equality and compassion that animate our civil rights laws. This includes: https://t.co/iXoANOKXd6
I applaud @HHSOCR for their focus on ensuring that entities covered by civil rights authorities don't discriminate against people with disabilities when making decisions about their treatment during the #COVID19 pandemic. Our Nation's response cannot leave anyone behind. https://t.co/gA0GxKAHRn
Both sides are against discrimination and bias against any individual.