Border Abuses

A native-born U.S. citizen with learning disabilities sued the United States in San Antonio Federal Court, claiming Border Patrol officers arrested him without cause, despite having Texas ID on his person, deported him without seeing a judge, to Mexico, where he was kidnapped by a cartel and held for ransom, until the FBI retrieved him.

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Kidnapping and Murder

An appeals court in Texas upheld the convictions of Craig Davison for his role in a “sordid tale of kidnapping and murder” of two men he blamed for burglarizing his house. While another man confessed to kidnapping and murdering the victims, and a woman pleaded guilty to assisting in the crimes, the court properly admitted evidence showing that Davison had abused both when they did not do what he wanted. 

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Italian Senate Vote on Salvini’s Immunity Follows Party Lines

The Italian Senate was voting along party lines Wednesday to allow former Interior Minister Matteo Salvini to be prosecuted — as he demands to be — for allegedly holding migrants hostage for days aboard a coast guard ship instead of letting them immediately disembark in Sicily last summer.

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