Citing a “categorical burden on the fundamental right to keep and bear arms,” the National Rifle Association is petitioning the Supreme Court to reverse decades-old regulations prohibiting the sale of handguns to people under the age of 21. The NRA’s petition to the Nation’s highest court challenges an October ruling handed down by the U.S. […]
On Tuesday, a military judge acquitted Pfc. Bradley Manning of the serious charge of aiding the enemy which was levied against the serviceman for leaking hundreds of thousands of classified military reports and diplomatic cables to the website Wikileaks. The aiding-the-enemy charge could have resulted in a sentence of up to life in prison or […]
The Electronic Frontier Foundation filed an amicus brief in a Federal court Wednesday in a bid to fight government efforts to violate Americans’ 5th Amendment rights by forcing people under investigation to decrypt their electronic files.
The Justice Department, likely getting ready to further investigate the shooting of Florida teen Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman, has asked police in Sanford, Fla., to hold all evidence related to the case, including Zimmerman’s handgun. The move comes as Justice officials weigh levying civil rights charges against Zimmerman. “As the Department first acknowledged last […]
A lawsuit filed against the National Security Agency by a coalition of 19 organizations illustrates how some Federal policies violate American rights, regardless of demographics, political affiliation or personal beliefs.
Asked to describe George Zimmerman in one word, prosecutor Angela Corey said simply, “murderer.” People like Corey who refuse to accept that the case is finished are vindicated by the Obama Administration’s Department of Justice. The DOJ, at the urging of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and other civil rights […]
The not guilty verdict delivered in the George Zimmerman case set off racially charged national debate, as the Justice Department announced that it will further review the case in search of civil rights abuses and as race baiters cheered on by the left’s punditry screamed that the jury verdict simply will not do.
Asked about President Barack Obama’s infamous “if I had a son” remark during a press conference Thursday, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said—as if the damage isn’t already done—said that it isn’t White House policy to comment on matters like the George Zimmerman case in the midst of a trial. “[Obama's] comments are what […]
As the George Zimmerman trial drags on, the Twitter watchers over at Twitchy have noticed an alarming trend—an explosion of people taking to the Internet with death threats against Zimmerman and random white people if the defendant is found not guilty. Via Twitchy: Take it away, Cartman:
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 has become a rubber stamp for secret government surveillance of regular Americans, and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has become a permission-slip clearinghouse. Since Sept. 11, 2001, “judicial oversight” has really meant “judicial blessing.”