April 12, 2016

News Notes

With a 48-39 favorable-to-unfavorable ratio, Sanders has the best net-positive rating among his Democratic and Republican presidential rivals, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.

A popular porn website is banning all computers from theTar Heel State. XHamster.com has been refusing to serve anyone from North Carolina. Instead, users with a North Carolina IP address are just seeing a black screen on their computer — no porn. The extreme measures will stay in place until North Carolina repeals House Bill 2, a law passed on March 23 that effectively prevents cities and counties in the state from passing rules that protect LGBT rights. 

Hillary Clinton’s campaign finance records show the wealthy Walmart heiress, Alice Walton, donated $353,400 to Clinton’s “Victory Fund.” Walmart stands out for its oppressive labor practices and corporate greed behavior.

Hundreds flock to US Capitol to protest money in politics, hundreds arrested Hundreds of protesters flocked to the U.S. Capitol Monday for a demonstration against the role of money in politics, prompting arrests of more than 400 by the Capitol police force. The demonstration was part of a series of "Democracy Spring" protests planned in Washington this week by a coalition of groups. Via CLG News

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