Voting Rights Act Weakened: Merrick Garland Warns of Efforts to Disenfranchise Black Voters

Selma, Alabama – US Attorney General Merrick Garland raised concerns over ongoing efforts to disenfranchise Black voters in the United States. Speaking at a church service in Selma commemorating the 59th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday police attack on civil rights activists, Garland highlighted a troubling trend of voter suppression impacting Black communities. He pointed … Read more

Shooter sought after two young men gunned down near North Garland High School

GARLAND, Texas – Police are on the lookout for a shooter who took the lives of two young men from Wylie over the weekend. The victims, 18-year-old Alan Chavez and 17-year-old Ruben Arzola, were fatally shot on West Buckingham Road near North Garland High School around 3:15 p.m. on Jan. 14. Garland police reported that … Read more

Garland Approves Capital Case After Moratorium

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The decision to seek capital punishment for a white supremacist who killed 10 Black people at a Buffalo supermarket marks a significant shift in the U.S. government’s stance on the death penalty. This comes after Attorney General Merrick Garland imposed a moratorium on federal executions shortly after taking office, putting a … Read more

Garland Greenlights Death Penalty for Buffalo Mass Shooter in Break from Policy Stance

Washington (AP) — After Attorney General Merrick Garland issued a moratorium to halt federal executions a few months into his term, a significant shift in policy was observed. He suspended all federal executions, in stark contrast to the 13 carried out by his predecessor in just six months. The move aligned with President Biden’s pledge … Read more