The FBI Being Sued Over An Ultimatum

FBI Building

The J. Edgar Hoover Building, main headquarters for the FBI.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is being accused of giving an ultimatum to four Muslim Americans. According to the Huffington Post, the FBI wanted these four Muslim Americans to become informants for the FBI. However, when these men denied the FBI’s request, they consequently added their names to the United State’s “no fly list”. The “no fly list” prevents any person from boarding a plane starting from, ending, or passing over the country.

Three of the plaintiffs, Muhammad Tanvir, Jameel Algibhah, Naveed Shinwari, claim they were added to the “no fly list” after refusing, for religious reasons, to serve as FBI informants. The fourth plaintiff, Awais Sajjad, said he was put on the list, and was “subjected to extensive interrogation”.

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Justice Department to Rule on Colorado & Washington Marijuana Legalization

Eric Holder Photo by Flickr User David Valdez

Attorney General Eric Hodler

In a recent speech to the National Association of Attorneys General, US Attorney General Eric Holder opened the floor to questions. The first question to be asked dealt with the the Colorado and Washington’s recent legalization of marijuana this past November.

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