At the beginning of the 114th Congress, Senator Dianne Feinstein and Representative James McGovern introduced the Cluster Munitions Protection Act for consideration by the U.S. Congress (as S. 28 and H.R. 157, respectively). If passed, the legislation would forbids the United States government from spending money to use,
Is U.S. Congressman Louis Gohmert correct when he says that outlaws don’t obtain their guns through legal means?
Listen to the words and read the signs of the protesters supporting government official Kim Davis in her insistence upon taking away same-sex couples’ marriage rights and it becomes clear what the basis for their position is. “It’s about God. That’s the main important thing.” “God’s
What do Amnesty International USA, CODEPINK: Women For Peace, and the Bill of Rights Defense Committee have in common? They are among the activist organizations that are gathering in front of the Department of Justice in Washington, DC at 4 pm on Friday, June 26 to
This month, the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board issued its second semi-annual public report on its investigations of the activities of the United States government and the extent to which those activities violate the constitutional rights of everyday people. A juicy tidbit in that
Here we have evidence that the military surveillance by the NSA is leading to physical searches of Americans’ by local law enforcement, and that it’s all being done without a proper search warrant.
Eric Lichtblau writes an article in Sunday’s New York Times that is worth reading because it provides detail on secret law and secret courts in America that President Barack Obama would rather you didn’t know. A FISA court of eleven justices, all appointed by the
“Stop in the name of the law,” they say. But… [poll id=”26″]
When George W. Bush began assassinations of non-Americans without trial, Democrats expressed strong objections. When Barack Obama began assassinations of Americans, without any trial, Democrats got confused about what to do. A few have expressed opposition, but many, leaders and rank-and-file alike, have decided that
It’s because the crimes of September 11, 2001 were so horrible that the trials of anyone accused of involvement in those crimes must meet the highest standards of
By signing the National Defense Authorization Act into law today, Barack Obama granted all future presidents with the power to throw Americans into prison for life on the basis of nothing more than an unproven accusation against the prisoner.