Category Archives: Your Rights

Theresa May On The Decision To Posthumously Pardon LGBT Persons Convicted Of Sodomy

February 01, 2017 C-SPAN News
British Prime Minister Theresa May answered questions from parliamentary colleagues, including Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn. Topics included her recent visit to the United States and her meeting with President Trump. Many members expressed concerns about the president’s executive order on refugees and immigrants entering the U.S.. The prime minister told members she did not know in advance about the executive order but reminded members that President Trump discussed this policy throughout his campaign. Regarding the U.K,’s exit from the European Union (also known as Brexit), the prime minister announced that a detailed plan would be published the next day and answered questions on the government’s decision to posthumously pardon LGBT persons convicted of sodomy

President Trump Signs Executive Order Halting ALL Immigration From 7 Primarily Muslim Countries

January 27, 2017 MSM News
President Trump participated in a ceremonial swearing-in for Defense Secretary James Mattis. Following the swearing-in, President Trump delivered brief remarks and signed an executive order allowing for new vetting measures of refugees that he said would prevent terrorists from entering the country. This is the Executive Order being called a “travel ban” it is also being called a “Muslim Ban”. He also signed another order to expand and modernize the military, including its nuclear arsenal and special operation forces.

President Trump “We’re Gonna Get The BAD ONES Out! And Get Them Out Fast!”

January 25, 2017 C-SPAN News
President Trump made brief remarks after Vice President Pence ceremonially swore in retired Marine General John Kelly as the new homeland security secretary at the agency’s headquarters. Following the ceremony, President Trump signed two executive orders on immigration including one that calls for the immediate construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Tom Price Confirmation Hearing To Become Secretary Of Health And Human Services Dept

January 24, 2017 C-SPAN News
Representative Tom Price (R-GA) testified before the Senate Finance Committee on his nomination to be Health and Human Services secretary in the Trump administration. Representative Price in his remarks committed to several committee members he would work with them to ensure that all Americans have access to affordable health coverage as congressional Republicans continued working toward their pledge to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. He also talked about the solvency of Medicare, Medicaid expansion, and his trading of health care stocks. Regarding his investments, he once again defended his actions, calling them ethical, legal,

Civil Rights Rally On A Rainy Saturday In Washington DC

January 14, 2017 C-SPAN News
Reverend Al Sharpton and other civil rights leaders led a march on issues including voting rights, criminal justice, health care and pay equity. Following the march, a rally was held near the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. Other speakers included NAACP President Cornell William Brooks; author and professor Michael Eric Dyson; Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR); Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser; and relatives of Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner and Walter Scott who were killed in incidents involving the police.

Confirmation Hearing For Mike Pompeo To Become Head Of CIA

January 12, 2017 C-SPAN News
Representative Mike Pompeo (R-KS) testified at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his nomination to be director of the Central Intelligence Agency in the Donald Trump administration.
Due to a power outage beginning 14 minutes into the hearing, there is no video for approximately 53 minutes.