PNS Daily Newscast - March 20, 2018 

President Trump again calls for the death penalty for drug dealers and Granite State advocates say they oppose the get tough approach. Also on today’s rundown: a protest against the expansion of tar-sands oil refining in California; and in Seattle, a group demands a moratorium on youth jail construction.

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Human Rights/Racial Justice

HARTFORD, Conn. — Prisoners’ rights advocates are calling for new legislation to protect inmates’ health, safety and human rights ...Read More
DES MOINES, Iowa – Supporters of a bill that would reduce the penalties for first time marijuana possession say it would save Iowans money and ...Read More
BELLINGHAM. Wash. – New documents show a Washington state agency shared the personal information of an undocumented immigrant rights activist ...Read More
BALTIMORE – The all-black U.S. Cavalry regiment known as the Buffalo Soldiers, created after the Civil War, will be honored this Saturday with ...Read More
NEW YORK – The U.S. Supreme Court may decide Friday if it will hear oral arguments in the government's appeal of a federal court's order for a ...Read More
CONCORD, N.H. – Support for a bill to protect New Hampshire's transgender residents from discrimination has grown. House Bill 1319 is getting ...Read More
SALT LAKE CITY – Hate is a national phenomenon, but the way hate is directed varies depending on where you live, according to new research from ...Read More
NEW YORK – A lawsuit has been filed in federal court challenging what immigrants' advocates say is the targeting of an immigrants'-rights activi ...Read More
RENTON, Wash. – In 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. launched the Poor People's Campaign. A half-century later, the campaign is still going R ...Read More
UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, the Friday presentation mentioned here had to be postponed. When we receive more information, we will include it ...Read More
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