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  Link   U.S Commission on Civil Rights
We inform the development of national civil rights policy and enhance enforcement of federal civil rights laws. We study alleged deprivations of voting rights and alleged discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, or nationa
  Link   Florida bid to repeal Stand Your Ground law fails
Bill Cotterell Reuters 10:03 p.m. CST, November 7, 2013 TALLAHASSEE, Florida (Reuters) - An effort to repeal a Florida law allowing people to use deadly force if they reasonably fear for their safety failed on Thursday, reigniting a controversy ov
  Link   Community Excel _ Home
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  Link   Racism in a "color-blind" society
The "white establishment" might be a minority at the polls, but they hold an overwhelming majority of the seats of power, where the diversity of the U.S. population is hardly reflected at all
  Link   Civic Duties, Civic Virtues, and the Barriers to Effective Citizenship
Democratic citizens fulfill their civic role well when they are engaged, well-informed, and open to ideas and perspectives different from their own.
  Link   Federal lawsuit targets Georgia's 'stand your ground' law
Published November 06, 2013 Associated Press ATLANTA A federal lawsuit filed in Atlanta asks a judge to declare Georgia's "stand your ground" law unconstitutional. The complaint was filed Monday in Atlanta by The Rainbow PUSH Coalition, which
  Link   What is Government? - Definition, Role & Functions
Government is 'responsible primarily for making public policy for an entire society.' It is 'the steering mechanism for a given society and forms the policies that keep a particular society heading in the right direction.
  Link   Structure of the U.S. Government
The Constitution divides the federal government into three branches for equal control: Legislative Makes laws (Congress)Executive Carries out laws (President, Vice President, Cabinet) Judicial Evaluates laws (Supreme Court and other courts)
  Link   Citizen's Guide to the Next Food And Farm Bill
Food Stamps, Big Ag, Obesity, Government Debt, Conservation and Land Stewardship, Trade and Global Affairs, Food Deserts,Lack of Young Farmers, Ethanol Gold Rush, National Security, Perennialization and Ecological Farming, Cities Want Change, Healthy
  Link   Voting Laws Roundup 2013
Since the beginning of 2013, and as of October 24, 2013, restrictive voting bills have been introduced in more than half the states:


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