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PNS Daily Newscast - May 29, 2020 


More than a dozen Internal Affairs complaints against the Minneapolis Police officer involved in the death of George Floyd; we report on what's behind the current tensions.

2020Talks - May 29, 2020 


Republican Voters Against Trump just launched and plans to spend $10 million on the 2020 campaign. And President Trump signed an executive order making social media companies liable for content their users post.

Public News Service - IL: Civil Rights

Chicago, IL – Supporters say it's all about giving a fair chance to ex-offenders who are trying to rebuild their lives after leaving prison. House Bill 2475, an amendment to the Human Rights Act in Illinois, would stop companies from discriminating against most people with criminal convictions

Chicago, IL - Faith, labor, business and immigrant groups in Illinois are coming together to push for reforms that would put thousands on the path to citizenship. The "One Nation, One Dream" campaign is calling for legislation that offers access to English classes, makes citizenship affordable, and

Chicago, IL – As the Camp Hope vigil near President-elect Barack Obama's Chicago home continues, peace and social justice activists are shifting gears today to focus on the fighting in Gaza. An all-day vigil will be held in remembrance of those killed and in hopes for a possible cease-fire.

"Please Don't Shoot" - that's the message from activists gathering in downtown Oakland and in cities across the country to protest the shooting death of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) passenger. The rally at Oakland City Hall today is part of a national day of non-violent protests over the New Year

Springfield, IL – Parents have been protesting an Illinois Department of Agriculture rule they consider intrusive and unnecessary. It requires that details about children, and the farms on which they live, be handed over to the state before Future Farmers of America (FFA) and 4-H competitions

Chicago, IL – A "time out" has been called in the debate over immigration. A coalition of grassroots groups has organized a new pledge campaign, in Illinois and other states, to counter misinformation and rhetoric about a topic that has become unnecessarily bitter and heated. Mehrdad Azemun

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