Posts tagged: cornyn

LASC Position on the Merida Initiative

LASC writes that “Numerous Mexican and international human rights organizations have expressed concern that Merida Initiative aid for Mexico’s military and police constitutes a recipe for unchecked human rights violations. . . . Vague human rights provisions in the bill would not change this reality.” We agree. And now that the human rights conditions” which […]

Different approach to ending violence says WSJ

“IF U.S. LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES WERE LOSING THEIR FINEST AT SUCH A RATE, YOU CAN BET AMERICANS WOULD GIVE GREATER THOUGHT TO THE VIOLENCE GENERATED BY HIGH DEMAND AND PROHIBITION. OUR FRIENDS IN MEXICO DESERVE EQUAL CONSIDERATION.” THE U.S. ROLE IN A MEXICO ASSASSINATION By MARY ANASTASIA O’GRADY The Wall Street Journal, May 12, 2008 […]