MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA (January 9, 2020) — An Oklahoma federal court has refused to hold police responsible for brutalizing an African-American man who, despite complying with police orders during an arrest, was subjected to excessive force and brutality, including being thrown to the ground, tasered, and placed in a chokehold that rendered
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA (December 5, 2019) — The Rutherford Institute has come to the aid of an elderly Delaware woman who has alleged that Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screeners groped her upper and lower body, including feeling inside the waistband of her pants, during a security screening at Philadelphia’s Internat
WASHINGTON DC (November 21, 2019) — The US Supreme Court has refused to review the case of a Hispanic man who was sentenced to death — and subsequently subjected to eight years of solitary confinement for up to 22 hours a day, which is tantamount to physical torture — based on an expert witness’ racist testimony suggesting that Hispanics po
MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA (November 1, 2019) — Oklahoma police have asked a federal court to support their claim that citizens who comply with police during an arrest do not have a clearly-established right to be free from police brutality.
FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY (October 18, 2019) — Citing the First Amendment and a state religious freedom law, The Rutherford Institute has told Kentucky regulators that their ongoing attempts to place bureaucratic roadblocks in the path of a ministry’s efforts to provide free corrective eyeglasses to the poor and homeless violates the ministry’s r
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA (October 2, 2019) — In a victory for common-sense and the rights of citizens to not have their lawful First-Amendment activity chilled by egregious, excessive government-security protocols, officials with the City of Charlottesville have agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by The Rutherford Institute.
WASHINGTON DC (September 26, 2019) — Denouncing state laws that claim to advocate for school choice while discriminating against individuals who favor private schools with religious ties, The Rutherford Institute has asked the US Supreme Court to reject a provision of Montana’s constitution that prohibits students from using scholarship
ST LOUIS, MISSOURI (September 20, 2019) —The Rutherford Institute has asked a federal-appeals court to strike down an Arkansas county jail’s postcard-only policy that limits the mail prisoners can send and receive to postcards, arguing that the restriction violates the First Amendment.
You'll get a rundown of What's Happenin' along with your keys to the Quad Cities' culture.
Submit your event listings to email@example.com