Tag: Law

Local 24 News political analyst & commentator Otis Sanford on TN voter registration laws

YESTERDAY… WE TOLD YOU HOW A FEDERAL JUDGE BLOCKED THE VOTER REGISTRATION LAW IN TENNESSEE FROM STARTING OCTOBER FIRST. THE LAW TARGETS GROUPS THAT SUBMIT LARGE AMOUNTS OF INCOMPLETE REGISTRATION FORMS. TONIGHT… LOCAL 24 NEWS POLITICAL ANALYST OTIS SANFORD… SHARES HIS POINT OF VIEW ON THE JUDGE’S RULING… AND WHETHER STATE LAWMAKERS WENT TOO FAR. Otis: EARLY VOTING IN THE...

How the US government spies on people who protest — including you | Jennifer Granick

We are all activists now. (Applause) Thank you. I’ll just stop here. (Laughter) From the families who are fighting to maintain funding for public schools, the tens of thousands of people who joined Occupy Wall Street or marched with Black Lives Matter to protest police brutality against African Americans, families that join rallies, pro-life and pro-choice, those of us who...

Political Liberalism, Indigenous Unreasonability and Post-liberal Democracy

[MUSIC PLAYING] Political liberalism, inspired in this case by studies on the actual age and multiple alternatives, leads us to ask whether democratic cultures anchored in diverse civilization context may generate multiple versions, different versions of the just and stable society of free and equal citizens. Now, various ideal types of democratic ethos then can be distinguished if we bracket...

Local 24 News political analyst & commentator Otis on Gov. Lee’s signing of Nathan Bedford Forrest D

NOW TO THE CONTROVERSY OVER TENNESSEE’S PROCLAMATION … DEDICATING A DAY IN HONOR OF NATHAN BEDFORD FORREST … CONFEDERATE GENERAL … SLAVE TRADER … AND K-K-K GRAND WIZARD. GOVERNOR LEE SAYS A DECADES- OLD LAW REQUIRED HE .. AND GOVERNORS BEFORE HIM… TO SIGN IT. BUT PROMINENT LEADERS ARE SAYING IT’S TIME TO CHANGE THE LAW.. AND YOU CAN ADD...