It’s Time We Had a Talk About White People Calling the Cops on Black People

You may have heard about that unsettling incident last week—the one in which a white Yale graduate student called campus police on a black classmate who’d fallen asleep on the sofa in the common room of their student apartment building. Yale officers detained the black student, Lolade Siyonbola, for 15 minutes in order to, as […]

Innocent Couple Raided by Cops for Facebook Post of LEGAL Morel Mushrooms

Innocent Couple Raided by Cops for Facebook Post of LEGAL Morel Mushrooms

Darlington, MD — It is a travesty enough when the drug war lays waste to the rights and lives of entirely decent people who’ve harmed no one simply because they choose to ingest a substance deemed illegal by the state. However, because the drug war is such an immoral and barbaric practice, entirely innocent people […]

WATCH: Cops Now Kidnapping and Caging People for Leaving Their Cars Running

WATCH: Cops Now Kidnapping and Caging People for Leaving Their Cars Running

Sacremento, CA – In a bizarre case that shows the increasing overreach of the police state in the United States, their oversight has apparently grown to the point where officers are targeting drivers who leave their cars running while they walk into a convenience store to make a purchase. A recent incident was caught on […]

The Breakthrough DNA Technique That Led Cops to the Golden State Killer Suspect Is Exciting—and Terrifying

When the serial murderer now known as the Golden State Killer committed his crimes across California in the 1970s and ’80s, he was extremely careful not to leave behind fingerprints or other physical evidence. Earlier this week, police finally arrested a suspect, 72-year-old Joseph James DeAngelo, based on the DNA he allegedly shed at his crime scenes. […]

WATCH: Teen Flexes His Rights and Owns Two Cops Harassing Him for No Reason

WATCH: Teen Flexes His Rights and Owns Two Cops Harassing Him for No Reason

New York, NY — A video was shared with the Free Thought Project that illustrates the power of knowing and asserting your rights when being harassed or otherwise interacting with the police. It also highlights the importance of filming any and all interactions with police. An unidentified teen was doing nothing wrong, had committed no […]

Residents Outraged As Video Shows Cops Hold Homeless Man Down, Savagely Beat Him

Residents Outraged As Video Shows Cops Hold Homeless Man Down, Savagely Beat Him

Lakeland, FL – Cellphone footage has been released from bystanders who witnessed police officers repeatedly punching and hitting a homeless man while holding him down on the ground under a bridge. The resulting outrage on social media has forced the Lakeland Police Department to respond to allegations that its officers beat up a homeless man in […]

More Cops Won’t Make Schools Safer, But Here’s What They Will Do

More Cops Won’t Make Schools Safer, But Here’s What They Will Do

Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ contribution to a White House plan to make schools safer post-Parkland is predictably in line with his tough-on-crime approach to governing: put more cops in schools.  Last week, he proposed a measure to prioritize grant funding for those who intend to hire more school resource officers, which are sworn cops tasked with providing security on […]

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