From the President: Say No to Torture, Oppose Gina Haspel Nomination as CIA Chief

There is urgency to this posting because Congress will return from its Spring break April 9 and the Senate Intelligence Committee is expected to schedule quickly thereafter the Haspel confirmation hearings, to be followed almost immediately by full Senate vote.… Read more »

Solitary Confinement Coming to Federal Supermax Prison at Thomson

Three years ago, the State of Illinois sold to the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) the Thomson Correctional Center, a long-dormant would-be “maximum-security” prison that never saw the light of day thanks to budget cuts. President Obama had been pushing … Read more »