During a wide-ranging interview on CPAC and Fourth Amendment issues Sunday morning, Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace pressed Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) on his foreign policy, especially with regards to crisis in Ukraine, and its place in the contemporary GOP...
At least 19 violent incidents have been documented since the beginning of 2014 in Burundi ahead of the presidential elections. The unrest centers on amendments to the constitution proposed by president Nkurunziza that could allow him to run for a third term. The CNDD-FDD ruling party and its youth wing...
Former IRS official Lois Lerner invoked her Fifth Amendment right Wednesday not to incriminate herself when she testified before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the IRS targeting of tea party groups. Oddly,...Show More Summary
This is starting to become embarrassing... Robin Thicke is still going on and on about the importance of forgiveness in a relationship -- all in an attempt to make amends with his ex Paula Patton.Thicke performed to a packed house Friday…
Lyft has designated 14.8 million shares of stock to sell at approximately $10 per share — around $150 million, total — in a fourth institutional (“Series D”) round of funding. This factoid was unearthed in an amended incorporation certificate, which …
As mentioned in Thursday’s news roundup and in a recent Publicola article, on Tuesday, the State Senate passed Senate Bill 6001, its supplemental transportation appropriations bill. Among the amendments tacked onto the bill was this strike at Sound Transit, sponsored by Sen. Bob Hasegawa: “(10) As a condition of eligibility to receive grant funds under […]
The MPAA says the proposed bill would violate the First Amendment right to free speech by regulating how a movie and trailer is presented. read more
Five of 36 guns discovered by TSA agents at airports around the country last week. Since we last visited, and up through last Friday, 15 hearty patriots have accidentally second amendmented themselves. That's 15 of our 40 entries in this installment. Show More Summary
If you think that is a purely academic question, think again.
Speaking to a standing ovation at CPAC, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said that the Fourth Amendment is as important as the Second Amendment in the fight for liberty and conservatives cannot forget that. The potential 2016 GOP presidential candidate...Show More Summary
This week Leandra and Sugar Bear made amends, we ate a bunch of pressed sandwiches, Hambone got a bath, and more.
The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC) today adopted amended notices of intent for the upcoming hunting seasons based on recommendations by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF). If approved, beginning with the 2014...
Tim Lynch Over at Cato’s Police Misconduct web site, we have identified the worst case for February. It is a case from Towson, Md., where the local police seem to think they can suspend the First Amendment. A young man was video recording...Show More Summary
In his address before the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) took a decidedly libertarian stance on issues of surveillance, the Fourth Amendment, executive overreach, and wrongful imprisonment.
Conflicts involving protest signs and zoning rules seem to be a growing genre of First Amendment battles. In the latest example, a small town in western New York and a resident are clashing over his banner protesting the state's new gun law.
Finally finding an application for his sultry, feline voice besides purring about the virtues of mediocre gin, Idris Elba is in final talks to play Shere Khan in Jon Favreau’s upcoming “live-action” Jungle Book. Still, amend your expectations:...Show More Summary
In 2013 the city of Sunnyvale, California enacted a ban on so-called high-capacity gun magazines. According to the new law, it was a criminal offense to possess any magazine holding more than 10 rounds, though exceptions to the ban were...Show More Summary
The repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act in 2013 has paved the way for same-sex couples to file their tax returns using the Married Filing Jointly or Separately status. This statute also allows these couples to file amended returns for up to three years prior, going back to 2010. The tax rules for married same-sex couples are [...]
Yesterday, the Senate defeated Governor Terry McAuliffe’s amendment to SB 330, an amendment that would have seriously weakened conscience protections included in a bill providing for the licensing of genetic counselors. The vote was 23-17 with Democrat Senators Chuck Colgan, Phil Puckett and Chap Petersen joining all 20 Republicans in protecting the right of conscience. […]
(Credit: NBC Philadelphia) Attorney Michael Critchley cited Kelly’s Fifth Amendment and Fourth Amendment constitutional rights to deny the legislative committee’s subpoena asking for records.