Bianca Jagger: While authorities claim state-of-emergency laws are needed to maintain national security, they are also being used to keep climate activists under house arrest.
William Rivers Pitt: The bellowers who cluster outside abortion clinics would rather see women dead than see them free, and some of them take up arms to reinforce the point.
Dennis Trainor, Jr. is the host and producer of Acronym TV. He has also produced and directed the documentaries American Autumn: an Occudoc and Legalize Democracy. Follow him on twitter (@DennisTrainorJr).