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In A Letter To Pentagon, Civil Rights Groups Defend Press Freedom

Several human and civil rights organizations sent a letter to top officials at the Pentagon demanding the reversal of the ban on several reporters covering military commission hearings of foreign terrorist suspects in Guantanamo Bay.

Senate Passes Historic Financial Overhaul Reform Bill

After barely clearing the 60-vote threshold to end debate, Senate Democrats passed a financial reform bill last week that will revolutionize the way that large banks operate.

Financial Reform Legislation Puts Natural Supplements At Risk

A provision in the House version of the financial reform legislation currently in conference committee would put severe restrictions on the natural supplement industry. Read this article to learn about the restrictions and what you can do to help defeat them…

Wall Street Reform Bill Fails To Advance In The Senate

Following nearly a year of contentious debate, the Democrats’ Wall Street reform bill stalled in the Senate last week, as all but two Republicans voted against the measure designed to overhaul the financial regulatory system.

Gingrich Nazi Comparison Stirs Firestorm Of Criticism

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has found himself in a hot seat for the controversial comments he made in his latest book, where he compared President Barack Obama’s administration to the Nazi and Soviet regimes.

FAIR: Obama’s Aunt’s Case Illustrates ‘Abuse Of U.S. Political Asylum Policy’

President Barack Obama’s paternal aunt Zeituni Onyango, who is a citizen of Kenya and was living in the United States illegally, has been granted political asylum by a court in Boston.

Mayor Bloomberg Moves To Relax Gun Rules, But Advocates Still Unhappy

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has said his administration will simplify the process whereby New Yorkers can obtain gun permits, reversing what gun rights advocates have long criticized as arcane and restrictive rules. However, his move appears to have failed to satisfy gun proponents.

Obama The Hitman: First A Cleric, Who’s Next?

The administration of President Barack Obama has itself tied up in quite a knot. The administration that opposes enhanced interrogations, that coddles foreign-born terrorists, that wants to treat them as common criminals and give them the rights of American citizens has put out a hit on an American-born cleric in Yemen. Read this article to see what this means for Americans…

Obama Asks National Intelligence Director Dennis Blair To Resign

In the wake of several attempted terrorist attacks and recent quarrels with the White House, National Intelligence Director Dennis Blair said May 20 that he will resign at the end of May. Several media outlets are reporting that the move was not voluntary, and that President Obama had asked Blair to step down. 

Civil Rights Groups Sue Arizona, Claim Immigration Law Violates First Amendment

As the firestorm of criticism continues to surround the recently passed Arizona immigration law—which allows police officers to demand documents from individuals who they suspect may be in the United States illegally—major civil rights organizations have filed a lawsuit challenging the legislation.

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