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PNS Daily Newscast - June 5, 2020 


It will likely take donations to help the Twin Cities recover from damage by looters; and state and local governments look for relief in next stimulus bill.

2020Talks - June 5, 2020 


Democrats and Republicans have had drastically different responses to President Trump's militarized response to protests in the nation's capital. And, new electoral maps will be drawn next year, some by legislatures and others by outside entities.

Public News Service - AZ: Civil Rights

Phoenix, AZ – Since Congress rejected a major immigration reform package two years ago, immigration enforcement has been stepped up. Arizona Democratic congressmen Raúl Grijalva and Ed Pastor believe one result has been an alarming increase in the number of families whose members are sepa

Phoenix, AZ – More than 200 undocumented-immigrant inmates have been marched in chains from a Maricopa County Jail to a segregated area of Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Tent City. Arpaio says the move will save money, but immigrant advocates claim Arpaio is violating the inmates’ human righ

Phoenix, AZ – National Parks advocates are suing to stop a Bush administration regulation allowing loaded, concealed firearms in parks such as Grand Canyon and Petrified Forest. The new rule is to take effect Friday. Bill Wade, chair of the executive council of the Coalition of National Park

Phoenix, AZ - Arizona military personnel stationed overseas have a choice when it's time to cast their votes in state-side elections: risk having the secrecy of their ballots compromised or have them not count at all. A new report shows that, if service people mail their ballots, they arrive too lat

Phoenix, AZ – A new report from a California researcher shows children of lesbian families are as happy and well-adjusted as children raised by heterosexual parents. The report is based on a 22-year long study of children conceived by lesbians through donor insemination. During the president

Tucson, AZ – Despite disappointment in the second mistrial of a Border Patrol agent charged with murder, Southern Arizona immigrant advocates want to work with law enforcement to make border communities safe and secure. The activists traveled to the Arizona border city of Douglas on Thursday

Phoenix, AZ – Following Tuesday's passage of Proposition 102, which puts a "one-man, one-woman" marriage definition into the state constitution, advocates for Arizona's gay and lesbian community will now take their civil rights campaign to the legislature. Their primary goal will be a domestic

Phoenix, AZ – A cadre of volunteers in Arizona is on the lookout for evidence of constitutional and human rights violations against immigrants and others. They are collecting stories from witnesses throughout the state about suspected cases of unlawful detention, racial profiling, intimidation

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