ACLU of Eastern Missouri
The ACLU feels the surplus equipment is leading to more aggressive policing, especially in poor neighborhoods and neighborhoods of color.
An arson fire on July 4 damaged the Islamic Society of Joplin, and another blaze in the early hours of Aug. 6 destroyed it. No one was hurt in either blaze.
On Wednesday, the American Civil Liberties Union filed suit over a section that says the religious rights of inmates are limited to federal law.
John & Michael talk with Bobak Ferdowsi of the Mars Science Lab about this morning’s Mars Rover landing; with David Levinthal of Politico.com about political ads; with Joe Ortwerth and John Chasnoff about Missouri’s Amendment 3 – the “right to pray” ballot measure.
The measure on the statewide ballot says people have the right to pray in public or private, and it gives a specific imprimatur for prayer before government meetings.
John Hancock talks with Donna Eisenberg about a memorial fund for the family of 14-year-old Cameron Vennard; with ACLU’s Tony Rothert and John Griesheimer, Presiding Commissioner for Franklin County, MO, about prayer in the Boardroom; with Col Tim Fitch about racial profilling on Mo.’s roads; with Cong. Lacy Clay about June 4th job fair; with Michael Symons and Prof. Alan Rosenthal about Gov. Chris Christie; and with Linda Killian about “The Swing Vote”.
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