Tag Archives: stop and frisk

Gothamist answers your questions about the stop and frisk ruling

Tweet Yesterday the Second Circuit blocked important restrictions on New York’s stop and frisk law mandated by trial court judge Shira Scheindlin. Tweet
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Feministing Follow Friday: Anti-Criminalization Edition

Tweet             We’re back for our second installment of the Feministing Follow Friday. Tweet
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For queer and trans people of color, the NYPD is the literal fashion police

TweetEd. note: This is a guest post from Verónica Bayetti Flores. Verónica is the Assistant Director of the Civil Liberties and Public Policy program (CLPP) at Hampshire College. She has worked to increase access to contraception and abortion, fought for paid sick leave, demanded access to safe public space for queer youth of color, and helped to [...]
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Quick Hit: The effects of stop + frisk on women

Tweet*Trigger warning* The linked article contains descriptions of harassment and unwanted touching. Laws don’t always affect all people equally. People of color and LBGTQ people, for example, are disproportionately targeted by laws that criminalize carrying condoms as an (ineffective) way to prevent sex work. And we’ve documented how stop and frisk is executed along racial [...]
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