A school nurse in Carlisle, Pennsylvania claims that she has the right to refuse medical treatment to students who refuse to say the Pledge of Allegiance.
Gay rights aren’t special rights. They’re just the same rights that are afforded to every other human being in the United States.
Market Research Conference To Show Corporations How To Use Flying Drones and Robots To Spy On Shoppers
If the people at the MRMW conference believe that using robots to spy on us as we shop is such a good idea, why aren’t they making information about this session open to the public in general?
If you’ve been following changes to American surveillance law since 2001, you’ll know that most of the U.S. government’s surveillance activities are propped up by two laws: the USA Patriot Act and the FISA Amendments Act. The Patriot Act authorized agents of the United States
Before she ran for the U.S. Senate, civil liberties advocate Shenna Bellows sounded the alarm on the USA PATRIOT Act’s Section 215: “The USA PATRIOT Act created new powers. It says that the government can now conduct what are called ‘sneak and peek’ searches, that
Over and over, the Republican Party declares itself to be “the party of small government.” But which party is trying to use the powers of big federal government to tell the people and the states what they can and cannot do? You guessed it —
Yasha Levine is writing a book, titled Surveillance Valley, that will describe the involvement of Silicon Valley giants such as Google in the federal government’s regime of electronic surveillance against the American people
What did you learn in school today? Brad Rogers writes in the Bangor Daily News about a simple choice by high school seniors in South Portland. The senior class President of South Portland high school noticed that teachers were harassing students who chose not to say
I thought the Republican Party was supposed to be the party of small government. Why, then, would Republican Representative Steve King of Iowa introduce H.R. 997? H.R. 997 is a bill that imposes big government requirements on millions of people who work for the United
Yesterday, I noted that North Carolina Republican Representative Walter Jones had introduced legislation (H.R. 153) that would let churches start entering political campaigns without losing their special tax-exempt status. Jones terms it a “free speech” issue. Today, I learned that Rep. Jones is a sponsor
The way the law is set up in the United States right now is clear: Churches and other non-profit organizations have the right to campaign for particular political candidates if they choose. They are perfectly free to do so. They just have to do one little