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We'll be sentenced Monday for an act of civil disobedience that was neither violent nor angry. Rather it was a plea to government to be responsive to the people.We'll be sentenced Monday for an act of civil disobedience that was neither violent nor angry. Rather it was a plea to government to be responsive to the people.

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In Las Cruces, a group is teaching nonviolent opposition to Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids after about 20 residents were recently detained by agents.In Las Cruces, a group is teaching nonviolent opposition to Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids after about 20 residents were recently detained by agents.

A group of protesters sought to bring attention to Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general and his record on race, civil rights and criminal justice reform issues. Six were arrested at the Alabama senator's office Tuesday.A group of protesters sought to bring attention to Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general and his record on race, civil rights and criminal justice reform issues. Six were arrested at the Alabama senator's office Tuesday.

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Police say Red Fawn Fallis fired on them and have charged her with attempted murder. Video of the incident shows she was already pinned down by a number of officers when the shots were heard.Police say Red Fawn Fallis fired on them and have charged her with attempted murder. Video of the incident shows she was already pinned down by a number of officers when the shots were heard.

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While activists fight for different causes, their forms of protest often are the same. We want to hear from you: Based on the week’s political news, what forms of protest are most likely to effect change?While activists fight for different causes, their forms of protest often are the same. We want to hear from you: Based on the week’s political news, what forms of protest are most likely to effect change?

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Civil disobedience to halt the assault by the oil and gas industry is an act of faith for retired Episcopal Bishop George Packard. His church is wherever protesters gather to stop corporations from destroying our rights or our ecosystem.Civil disobedience to halt the assault by the oil and gas industry is an act of faith for retired Episcopal Bishop George Packard. His church is wherever protesters gather to stop corporations from destroying our rights or our ecosystem.

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The energetic host is a journalist who puts his principles and passion into action. He was arrested Monday at a Capitol Hill protest. But what is more important is that his hard-hitting reports are free of an "objectivity" that distorts the truth.The energetic host is a journalist who puts his principles and passion into action. He was arrested Monday at a Capitol Hill protest. But what is more important is that his hard-hitting reports are free of an "objectivity" that distorts the truth.

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