National prison strike highlights mass incarceration and voting rights

Most prison inmates are incarcerated for non-violent crimes. Yet, chronic understaffing, inhumane treatments and for-profit prisons have led to deadly situations , and now they are affecting immigrant detentions as well. After violence in a South Carolina prison this past spring, prison reform leaders and allies like the ACLU launched a national non-violent prison strike to raise…

Nobody’s above the law — rapid response plan if Mueller is fired

We know that last July, Donald Trump considered firing special counsel Robert Mueller, the person leading the Department of Justice investigation of possible illegal actions by Donald Trump and members of his presidential campaign, and the efforts to conceal those activities. Trump is now reportedly considering firing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Such a constitutional…