Cities with Patterns of Civil Rights Abuses Still Receive Surplus Military Equipment

By Steve Neavling  Cities nationwide that are under investigation for alleged civil rights violations are still eligible to receive surplus military equipment, the Justice Department reports, according to the Associated Press. The discovery raises questions about the controversial Pentagon program following the militarized law enforcement response in Ferguson, Mo. The Pentagon responded that it…

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Second Shooting Spree at Fort Hood Raises Question: Should Military Leaders Carry Guns at Bases?

Steve Neavling After two deadly shooting rampages at Ford Hood in Texas, some congressional members said military leaders should be permitted to carry firearms on the base, the New York Post reports. Homeland Security Committee Chairman Mike McCaul called it “a common sense idea.” “That would be a deterrent, No. 1 — and No….

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