Gov. Paterson just signed a bill outlawing the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk database, and comparing the practice to the Alien and Sedition Acts, Japanese Internment, and The Patriot Act as “moments where liberty took a back seat.
And each time, hindsight made our errors clear,” he said. “Today, we have an opportunity to set the scales Read More
In jest. Also from the DeBlasio presser:
Why are not we focusing on the finance sector of society? There is no segment of society that has destroyed this city, this country, almost this world [more] than the finance sector. We have no peak and look policy when it comes to the books of the Read More
The City Council’s Black, Latino and Asian Caucus has sent a letter to Gov. David A. Paterson urging him to sign legislation that would outlaw the NYPD’s practice of retaining the personal information of people who are stopped and frisked but not arrested or summoned.
“Maintaining the personal information of these individuals found to be Read More