Pennsylvania shreds First Amendment with new law aimed at silencing Mumia Abu-Jamal; hear Mumia's reaction and comments from Noelle Hanrahan
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--desperate Pennsylvania governor signs obviously unconstitutional law to arbitrarily silence Mumia Abu-Jamal; sing the protest petition here.
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--Russian prisoner held in secret prison at Bagram will be brought to US for trial
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--Ron and Nancy Reagan’s astrologer, Joan Quigley, dies