Amid allegations that the new Arizona immigration law may lead to racial profiling, a civil rights organization has requested records in a separate case that may yet influence the ongoing legal challenges to Arizona’s bill.
An enraged Democratic lawmaker publicly lashed out at House Republicans last week for their procedural objection to an amendment that would provide healthcare to 9/11 first responders.
According to the Detroit Free Press, the disgraced former UPI reporter is going to be cast in clay for an outfit called the Arab-American National Museum. Whether that august collection is more “Smithsonian of Dearborn,” or “place your parents made you visit on those long car rides—(a giant ball of string!”)—is immaterial. What is important is timing, and intent.
After the Supreme Court decision in McDonald v Chicago earlier this year, which struck down a 30-year-old handgun ban in the city, gun rights supporters vowed to keep the momentum for less regulation. In fact, some of them are now suing Maryland to prove that commitment.
Amid the ongoing legal and political controversies surrounding the Arizona immigration law, the Federal government has sent a strong signal that is meant to silence the measure’s supporters.
There are few clearer examples of a fascist system’s views of exceptionalism and innovation than one pointed out by The Washington Examiner’s Byron York in a column yesterday.
After refusing to admit to any wrongdoings and failing to make a deal with Congressional investigators, Representative Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) was officially charged by a House committee last week with 13 separate ethics violations.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, one of Arizona’s most influential law enforcement officers, indicated last week that a Federal judge’s decision to strike down several aspects of the state’s controversial immigration law will not slow his efforts to secure the area’s southern border.
Just hours before the Arizona immigration law was scheduled to go into effect a new CNN poll found that a majority of Americans support the controversial legislation.
Just days after the Obama administration said it would not renew the Bush tax cuts that are set to expire at the end of this year, former presidential candidate and United States Senator Fred Thompson joined a campaign to oppose this decision.