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Central Falls passes Community Policing and Immigration ordinance to codify protections from ICE

"No one should feel that they can't call the police because they fear that they might be deported," said the sponsor, City...

ACLU files brief challenging Federal Immigration Mandates on receipt of law enforcement funds

The ACLU has filed a “friend of the court” brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit...

AG Kilmartin sides with Trump on church/state separation case before the Supreme Court

One day before Christmas and a week before his last day as Rhode Island Attorney General, Peter Kilmartin signed onto an amicus...

RIPTA needs lessons in how the Open Meetings Act works

"I'm going to need you to gather up your stuff and come out into the hallway," said James Pereira, Chief Security Officer at the...

Students hold State House rally against gun violence to defend their right to organize...

The Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence (RICAGV) Youth Committee held a youth power rally to address the administrative response of schools who prevented...

Gloria Steinem and former NARAL president back Matt Brown, say Raimondo not to be...

The Matt Brown for Governor campaign has released a letter, signed by prominent women’s rights advocate Gloria Steinem, former NARAL Pro-Choice America (NARAL) President...

New study shows racial disparity in Rhode Island traffic stops

A new analysis of law enforcement traffic stops found that a "total of 11.4 percent of motorists stopped were observed to be Black and...

UPDATE: Lilian Calderon is home with her family

UpriseRI has confirmed that Lilian Calderon is home with her family, as of Tuesday afternoon. The exact reasons for her release have yet to be...

ACLU seeks release of Lilian Calderon in federal court

BREAKING 2018-02-06 11:20AM: Judge bars removal of Calderon outside Massachusetts while the suit is pending.  The judge's order is available here. "Ever since that day,...

Rhode Island considers legislation to combat the loss of net neutrality

Senator Louis DiPalma (Democrat, District 12, Little Compton, Middletown) and Representative Aaron Regunberg (Democrat, District 4, Providence) introduced legislation today to combat the the...