The Rude Pundit calls in at 9:30am ET / 6:30am PT to talk about the Zimmerman verdict, and about the fight for women’s rights in Texas

BoehlertEric Boehlert, Senior Fellow at Media Matters for America, calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT to talk about race and the Zimmerman verdict

• Thousands of demonstrators from across the country — chanting, praying and even fighting tears — protested a jury’s decision to clear neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in the shooting death of an unarmed Trayvon Martin while the Justice Department considered whether to file criminal civil rights charges.

President Obama called on the nation to honor Trayvon Martin a day after George Zimmerman was acquitted of his murder by asking “ourselves if we’re doing all we can to stem the tide of gun violence.”

Edward Snowden has very sensitive “blueprints” detailing how the National Security Agency operates that would allow someone who read them to evade or even duplicate NSA surveillance, a journalist close to the intelligence leaker said Sunday.

Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) said yesterday that Dems needed to change Senate rules in order to give President Obama executive branch officials whom he wanted to carry out his agenda. “Whoever is president should be able to have the people on their team that they want,” Reid said.