Wendy Davis, others sue law enforcement and Trump supporters over “Trump Train” harassing Biden bus in Texas

The plaintiffs argue the Trump supporters engaged in political intimidation when they surrounded the Biden campaign bus in October, in violation of the Ku Klux Klan Act of 1871, and that police “turned a blind eye to the attack.” Former state Sen. Wendy Davis and others who were traveling on a campaign bus for PresidentContinue reading “Wendy Davis, others sue law enforcement and Trump supporters over “Trump Train” harassing Biden bus in Texas”

Missouri man pleads guilty to threatening to lynch two congressmen

Kenneth Hubert pleaded guilty to two counts of threatening to lynch a Black representative and a Jewish representative. Hubert, from Missouri, faces a maximum penalty of six years in prison and a $250,000 fine per count. Hubert admitted to calling the offices of Reps. Emanuel Cleaver and Steve Cohen and threatening the lawmakers in conversationsContinue reading “Missouri man pleads guilty to threatening to lynch two congressmen”

Charges dismissed against trucker who drove into George Floyd protest

Charges have been dismissed against a trucker who drove into a crowd of protesters in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd last year. In an online court session on Friday, Bogdan Vechirko entered into a “continuance without prosecution” agreement with prosecutors, according to the Star Tribune. Under the agreement, he has to remain law-abiding for the nextContinue reading “Charges dismissed against trucker who drove into George Floyd protest”

Driver accused of driving into protesters in Minneapolis charged with murder

 Nicholas Kraus, 35, was allegedly drunk at the time  Deona Knajdek, 31, was killed and two other protesters injured A St Paul man accused of speeding up and driving into a group of protesters in Minneapolis while he was drunk, killing one person, will appear in court on Thursday after being charged late on Wednesday withContinue reading “Driver accused of driving into protesters in Minneapolis charged with murder”

Police: Vehicle plows into Minnesota protesters, killing 1

A woman was killed and three other people were injured when a vehicle drove into demonstrators during a protest in the Minneapolis neighborhood where a Black man was fatally shot this month during his attempted arrest by members of a federal task force, police said Monday. The crash happened at about 11:40 p.m. Sunday in Minneapolis’ UptownContinue reading “Police: Vehicle plows into Minnesota protesters, killing 1”

Thousands march in support of Muslim family killed in truck attack in Canada

Thousands of people marched on Friday in support of a Canadian Muslim family run over and killed by a man driving a pick-up truck last Sunday in an attack the police described as a hate crime. The four victims, spanning three generations, were killed when Nathaniel Veltman, 20, ran into them while they were outContinue reading “Thousands march in support of Muslim family killed in truck attack in Canada”

Canada’s Trudeau vows to fight far-right groups after Muslim family slain

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday promised to redouble efforts to fight far-right groups two days after a hate-motivated attack that killed four members of a Muslim family in the city of London, Ontario. “This was a terrorist attack, motivated by hatred, in the heart of one of our communities,” Trudeau said in theContinue reading “Canada’s Trudeau vows to fight far-right groups after Muslim family slain”

Truck Attack That Killed a Muslim Family in Canada Was Planned

The police in London, Ontario, say that a 20-year-old driver planned the killings and picked the family because of its faith. The driver of a pickup truck in London, Ontario, who ran down five pedestrians, killing four of them, chose his victims because they were Muslim, the police said on Monday. “There is evidence thatContinue reading “Truck Attack That Killed a Muslim Family in Canada Was Planned”

All the Ways Republicans Are Trying to Make Protesting a Crime – VICE

So far this year, GOP lawmakers in 32 states have introduced over 80 anti-protest bills. This segment is a round-up of those bills, from the ones that could take your student loans to the ones that could make it a crime to taunt a cop. It explores the GOP’s go-to way of responding to protests:Continue reading “All the Ways Republicans Are Trying to Make Protesting a Crime – VICE”

Tennessee: Woman charged after car plows through Maryville vaccination tent

A Greenback woman is facing charges after she drove her car through a COVID-19 vaccine event Monday, narrowly missing National Guard and Blount County Health Department personnel. Virginia Christine Lewis Brown, 36, is facing seven counts of felony reckless endangerment. According to a Blount County arrest report, Brown was driving in her SUV at aContinue reading “Tennessee: Woman charged after car plows through Maryville vaccination tent”

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