The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco has rejected a bid by a coalition of civil and immigrants rights activists to prevent police from enforcing an Arizona provision that is at the heart of the fierce national debate over immigration.
September 2012 Archives
Increasing numbers of Afghans, Yemenis and Somalis live like this. But we don't think about them, or if we do, we justify their inconvenience or worse for the sake of our national security. It's an utterly myopic attitude to adopt. -- James Jeffrey's "View From the Wreckage"
for now. A full appeal hearing before the Second Circuit is set for September 28th.
While American press diddles with conjecture on how a war on Iran would effect the U.S. presidential election, whether that would "help" or "hurt" the candidates, tensions in the Gulf escalate at an alarming pace:
Battleships, aircraft carriers, minesweepers and submarines from 25 nations are converging on the strategically important Strait of Hormuz in an unprecedented show of force as Israel and Iran move towards the brink... The war games are the largest ever undertaken in the region.
but that is the price of membership.
These are some of the critical issues World Can't Wait will bring to protest at the Democratic National Convention, with no reticence or apology. Join us for street outreach and theater throughout the week of September 2nd.
This isn't just what Democrats do. It's what they now boast about, what they campaign on, what they celebrate. That, as much as anything, is the Obama legacy...
Call for Action, Bradley Manning Support Network, Afghans for Peace and SF Bay Area Iraq Veterans Against the War
Photo of Free Bradley Manning protest outside official San Francisco Democratic Acceptance Speech Watch Party. Thanks Steve!