UPDATE: Chelsea Manning to be Freed!

On 17 January 2017, United States President Barack Obama commuted much of the sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former Army soldier turned whistleblower who was convicted of stealing hundreds of thousands of pages of classified information and disseminating them through WikiLeaks in 2010. The material included a video showing members …

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Remove the anti-LGBTQ Russell amendment

https://act.credoaction.com/sign/russell_amendment_m?t=1&akid=20412.597315.r2yFJy Tell Congress: Remove the anti-LGBTQ Russell amendment from the National Defense Authorization Act. 45% We’ve reached 22,705 of our goal of 50,000. Sign the petition Tell the leaders of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees, Sens. McCain and Reed and Reps. Thornberry and Smith: “Rep. Steve Russell’s amendment …

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Fresno Stonewall Democrats Fall Endorsements

              Office              Candidate #                              Propositions U.S. Senate Kamela Harris 51 School Bonds Yes U.S. Rep. District 4 Robert Derlet 52 State Fees on Hospitals Yes U.S. Rep. District 16 Jim Costa 53 Revenue Bonds No U.S. Rep. District 21 Emelio Huerta 54 Legislation & Procedings NP U.S. …

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Official who oversees whistleblower complaints files one of his own

The Obama administration’s top official overseeing how intelligence agencies handle whistleblower retaliation claims, Daniel Meyer, has lodged his own complaint, alleging he was punished for disclosing “public corruption.” Meyer’s claims add to a barrage of allegations that the federal government’s handling of defense and intelligence whistleblower cases is flawed. Source: …

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