Tag: Massachusetts

States Join Lawsuit to Block Muslim Ban

Several states have joined a Washington lawsuit to prevent President Donald Trump’s updated Muslim ban from going into effect, arguing that it is still as discriminatory as the original. California, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York and Oregon have all signed on as plaintiffs in the newest filing. “Like the First Executive…

LGBT Veterans Banned from Boston St. Pat's Parade, Politicians Boycott

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced they will not participate in Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade after organizers told an LGBT veterans group its members could not march. “If veterans’ groups aren’t allowed to march in that parade for whatever reason, then I’ll probably do something…

Police End 'High Five Fridays' at Elementary School After Complaints

A police department has ended its “High Five Fridays” program after complaints from parents that their children were uncomfortable. Since December, students at elementary schools in Northampton, Mass., were greeted on Fridays with high fives from local police officers. The program was intended to show students that police officers are…

Cop's Wife Stages Robbery, Blames BLM

The wife of a police officer faked a robbery and vandalism at her home and blamed the fabricated crime on Black Lives Matter. She also took to social media to question the “hatred for no reason,” escalating the incident from a simple money scam to a racially motivated incident. On…