Civil Liberties

Connecticut Governor Lamont Signs Legislation Limiting the Use of Isolated Confinement

  Connecticut Governor signs into law codifying prior year Executive Order. Increasingly, the “Torture State” of Rhode Island is becoming an outlier on fundamental human rights. In a “quick response” from StopTortureRI.com, activists noted that the legislation will have the immediate impact: 1) Creates a Correctional Advisory Committee (and specifies[Read More…]

by May 11, 2022

Rhode Island ACLU Reacts To Landmark Rhode Island Supreme Court Ruling On Reproductive Privacy Act

  From The Rhode Island Chapter of The American Civil Liberties Union: ACLU of RI executive director Steven Brown today issued the following statement in response to the RI Supreme Court’s decision in Benson v. Raimondo, a lawsuit filed in 2019 which challenged the constitutionality of RI’s Reproductive Privacy Act:   Today’s[Read More…]

by May 4, 2022

Rhode Island Michael Benson et al v. Daniel McKee Governor for the State of Rhode Island, et al.

   

by May 4, 2022

City Council Candidate Jackie Goldman Wins The Day Plus! Allan Fung On Roe V. Wade-Matt Brown Pokes Boomer Democrats

Former Cranston Mayor/Rhode Island Congressional District 2 Primary Candidate Allan Fung on the controversy circling the current Supreme Court debate on Roe V. Wade: “My views are in line with the majority of Rhode Islanders.  As your next Congressman, I would not vote for legislation that allowed late term or[Read More…]

by May 3, 2022

Rhode Island Political Leaders Weigh In On SCOTUS Rowe V. Wade Reveal

The response from Rhode Island political leaders has been both swift and furious, in reaction to the leaked “working draft” of an opinion on Roe V. Wade to be delivered by The United States Supreme Court. The Coalition has reached out to dozens of  community leaders, and will continue to[Read More…]

by May 3, 2022

Why Is The Coventry School Teachers Unions Attacking A Parent/Candidate?

Op Ed: Coventry School Board Candidate Bethany Chatterley I am a concerned parent turned candidate for Coventry school committee. If you run against them, guess what happens? The highest level will call you a domestic terrorist while the teacher’s union will accuse you of all sorts of falsehoods. The teacher’s[Read More…]

by May 2, 2022

Ruh Roh! Whatcha Gonna Do When The Rhody State Police Come For You!

Rhode Island State Police Participate in “I-95 Drive to Save Lives” Initiative You are going to want to be extra careful on I 95 this weekend … starting tomorrow. The Staties & Fed Bois may be on your tail! From The Rhode Island State Police: The Rhode Island State Police[Read More…]

by April 7, 2022

Rhode Island Judge Orders Release of Unlawfully Incarcerated Juvenile Offenders

From The Rhode Island ACLU: R.I. Superior Court Judge Stephen Nugent today ordered the release on parole of three individuals who were convicted of crimes committed when they were teenagers and who were recently granted parole, but who nonetheless continued to be held at the ACI. Cooperating attorneys for the[Read More…]

by March 31, 2022

Parent’s Union Congratulations Providence Schools & Parents For Dropping Mask Mandate

The Parents Union would like to congratulate the Providence School System for dropping their universal mask mandate this week.. Attorney Gregory Piccirilli recently sent an email to Angélica Infante-Green , Commissioner for the Rhode Island Department of Education, inquiring on behalf of multiple parents with children in the school district[Read More…]

by March 29, 2022

Rhode Island Rally For Our Rights! The Second Amendment Community Rises Up Against Legislative Onslaught Against Constitutional Right To Bear Arms

Developing … Members of virtually every Second Amendment support group in Rhode Island begin to coalesce against the dozens of bills dropped last Friday. Of Importance: Gun Wednesday? Rhode Island House Introduces 24! Second Amendment Bills In Person Testimony Only/No Remote Dial In! Seems Fair, Huh? It’s The Most Wonderful[Read More…]

by March 29, 2022