Protests and Demonstrations

‘Viewpoint discrimination’ case may head to Supreme Court

90 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A lawsuit claiming that New Mexico county commissioner and Cowboys for Trump cofounder Couy Griffin engaged in “viewpoint” discrimination could be headed to the U.S. Supreme Court in a test-case for free speech rights on social media platforms.

Official guilty of illegally entering Capitol grounds Jan. 6

50 Views   WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has convicted an elected official from New Mexico of illegally entering restricted U.S. Capitol grounds but acquitted him of engaging in disorderly conduct during the riot that disrupted Congress from certifying Joe Biden’s presidential election victory. U.S. District Court Judge Trevor McFadden

Cowboys for Trump founder heads to Washington D.C. for Capitol riot trial

108 Views   OTERO COUNTY, N.M. – Otero County commissioner Couy Griffin is in Washington, D.C. awaiting trial for his part in the attack on the Capitol building last Jan. 6. He’s charged with disorderly conduct and knowingly entering restricted areas of the Capitol grounds. KOB 4 spoke with him this Sunday

Appeals court: Cowboys for Trump is a political committee

58 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A federal appeals court has turned away a constitutional challenge by the support group Cowboys for Trump and co-founder Couy Griffin to New Mexico election laws and registration requirements for political groups. The Denver-based U.S. 10th District Court of Appeals declined to reverse

DA files petition against Facebook

39 Views   District attorney taking on Facebook, seeking info on militia group ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Prosecutors in Bernalillo County are taking on Facebook, asking for information about members of the New Mexico Civil Guard. District Attorney Raul Torrez says members of that group are far-right extremists and were at the Onate

Fight For Our Lives shuts down permanently

35 Views   After three years of civic engagement initiatives dedicated to education, justice and service in Albuquerque, Fight for Our Lives, a student-led organization established to propel social justice causes, announced their self-decided shutdown on Oct. 2.

Remembering Black Wall Street and the Tulsa race massacre

35 Views   TULSA, OK (CBS Newspath) – It’s an American story of prosperity, unthinkable loss, and resurgence. 100 years ago, Tulsa, Oklahoma’s Greenwood District was a beacon of wealth and development for African Americans, but it was wiped away by racial violence in a matter of hours. “You have more