Sunday news potpourri of important issues!
+ MSNBC Opinion: The major role of Christian nationalism on Jan. 6 – While some in the religious right treat the term as pejorative, there’s more and more evidence the ideology was key to the attempted coup.
+ The Chronicle (Centralia) Letter to the Editor: Nothing in Constitution Allows Americans to Bear Arms in Conflict With Federal Government – That is a mistaken notion of the Second Amendment-obsessed right wing.
+ The Washington Post Opinion by Jennifer Rubin [accessible text]: Opinion So Republicans want to read the Constitution? They should look at these parts
+ MSNBC’s The Beat with Ari Melber: New warning on the Trump-DeSantis press crackdown
- Editor’s note: I have never seen a more though and compelling argument to end the prosecution of Assange. BRAVO to Ari Melber!
The Justice Department is continuing some Trump-era cases like pursuing Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, as the New York Times, news outlets and human rights groups call to end the prosecution of Assange as a “dangerous precedent.” MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber reports on what this case means for First Amendment rights, and the legal implications apart from Assange’s opposition from both Clinton allies, Trump officials and the “Powerful bipartisan national security establishment.”
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