U.S. Supreme Court rejects Trump bid to resume federal executions

Posted by on Dec 8, 2019 in Backgress - Sessions, Featured, Other Issues | 0 comments

The death penalty accomplishes nothing, has a long history of racist application, and is a costly mistake. READ Death Penalty Letter – Worth Publishing again in 2019, with some now calling for more death penalty statutes! – kra Death Penalty Letter – Worth Publishing again in 2019, with some now calling for more death penalty statutes! – kra Let us pray the Court does not green light it. Excerpts from the Article: The...

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AP Exclusive: DOJ Would Take Halted Executions to High Court – Pray for an end to killings by the Government! – kra

Posted by on Nov 22, 2019 in Backgress - Sessions, Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse |

The tRump administration truly is clueless on justice reform! This act by A G Barr, tRump’s “cover up lawyer” is just the latest example.¬† In an age where the system is so fucked up that thousands of men and women are wrongly convicted, that moron, Barr, wants to hurry up and execute people. Consider this: 21 of 367 people who were EXONERATED served time on death row! From brutalizing innocent immigrant children, to abusing...

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Supreme Court Says Trump Can Bar Asylum Seekers While Legal Fight Continues

Posted by on Sep 12, 2019 in Backgress - Sessions, Featured, Other Issues |

This isn’t the final word on this issue, but the decision still is pretty outrageous … the Court is in a rush to do injustice! Excerpts from the Article: The U.S. Supreme Court late Wednesday gave the Trump administration permission to enforce its toughest restriction yet on asylum seekers at the southern border, even though a lawsuit to stop the new policy is still working its way through the lower courts. As a result, the...

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Generic drugmaker Mallinckrodt settles 2 opioid lawsuits – It’s a Start – kra

Posted by on Sep 7, 2019 in Backgress - Sessions, Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs |

It’s a start. There are thousands of such lawsuits. But money is not enough against these filthy rich drug companies … What we REALLY need to see is more drug company executives IN PRISON! One of the largest makers of generic opioids has settled a lawsuit with two Ohio counties, removing the company from the first federal trial over the toll of the opioid crisis. Excerpts from the Article: United Kingdom-based Mallinckrodt announced...

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Florida Federal Prison Bans Families From Mailing Books, Greeting Cards – “Backgress” – kra

Posted by on Apr 6, 2018 in Backgress - Sessions, Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse |

Ken’s Comments:   Most state prisons allow books and cards, but require that books come directly from a publisher, not third¬†parties. This move makes no sense, since all studies show that education is THE best way to reduce recidivism. Ms. Marsha Pawlina sent me this article, and she said the prison was opening and copying legal mail before giving it to inmates – clearly illegal. The disdain for law among prison officials is...

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American Cities and the Creeping Criminalization of Walking Montclair, California, is the latest American city to fall for the dangerous fiction that outlawing the act of walking while looking at a mobile device will make people safer.

Posted by on Mar 29, 2018 in Backgress - Sessions, Featured, Other Issues |

Ken’s Comments:   It’s called overcriminalization. I gave a short talk on overcriminalization as a guest speaker for a tour with the Libertarian Party about 2 years ago. We spoke in NY and several other cities in the northeast. This article points to the senselessness of criminal pedestrian laws, and the inherent racism in their enforcement. Excerpts from the Article:   Walking in America is dangerous business. If you get...

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