Guest speakers for the Saturday event in Houston are U.S. Congressman Ron Paul (Texas) and Jim Cabaniss, president of AVIDD, American Veterans In Domestic Defense. Note: At press time, we were still waiting for final confirmation from Ron Paul.
A federal judge today denied the government's motion to dismiss the Electronic Frontier Foundation's (EFF's) case against AT&T for collaborating with the NSA in illegal spying of millions of ordinary Americans.
In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision overturning Bush Administration plans to try hundreds of foreign detainees before special military commissions, Congress has begun to grapple with the tough issue of how to set legal standards for the
One day years ago, interviewing the usually cheerful Justice William Brennan in his Supreme Court chambers, I found him troubled. "Liberty," he said, "is a fragile thing. The Framers knew that. How can we bring the words of the Bill of
Representatives and leaders from every Liberty organization are invited to appear on the webcast, free of charge, to talk about one or more of the threats to our Freedom, what they are doing about it and how people can join or find out more about the
When the FBI office in New Haven, Conn., received an e-mail in February 2005 that looked like a terrorist threat, agents followed a familiar routine. They asked the service provider, a group of Connecticut public libraries, for the real name, street
Anti-war activists were competing with deep dish pizza and fried catfish at the Taste of Chicago in Grant Park this weekend. 6 people were arrested while trying to pass out leaflets near military recruiters entitled, "Bitter Taste of the Milita
On Saturday, July 1, We The People’s Right to Petition nationwide tour kicked off in the very building used over two centuries ago to store the armaments used against the British troops by the citizens of Concord, Massachusetts.
On Monday, June 26, the U.S. Supreme Court denied a Petition for a Writ of Certiorari that asked the Court to review an order from the Second Circuit Court of Appeals that dismissed WTP Chairman Bob Schulz’s lawsuit against his local county in New Yo
A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down strict limits for money contributions and spending for state political campaigns, dealing a setback to advocates of campaign finance regulation.
Vice President Dick Cheney said Monday that aggressive U.S. action is responsible for preventing new terror attacks since the Sept. 11 strikes. "Nobody can promise that we won't be hit," Cheney said. But he credited a determined offe
A sharply divided US Supreme Court ruled that evidence could be used even when the police entered a suspect's home illegally by failing to knock on the door or announce their presence. The libertarian Cato Institute denounced the ruling. "Be
President Bush on Thursday signed into law legislation that raises fines tenfold for radio and television broadcasters that violate U.S. decency standards by airing extensive profanity or sexual content. The new law, which boosts fines to as much
A Fort Worth grandmother can resume handing out religious literature to students outside Crowley High School, as long as she doesn't block a section of sidewalk where students board school buses. Crowley school officials had barred her in April 2
Bliss fears that if the governor vetoes the budget, the bill would be an unintended victim. Bennett, however, said that the monument proposal would get approval this session as a separate bill if the budget gets rejected.
Instead of giving the bill a straight vote, Senate President Ken Bennett amended the bill onto the budget bill. Now Bennett’s office is telling the scores of citizens who have called or mailed his office that the bill has been passed. Not so...
"This monument legislation doesn't belong on the budget bill," Bliss said. "There is no appropriation required. It will be built with donations. Second, the governor probably is going to veto the budget bill. So, this is how you ki
I think a privately funded monument to the Bill of Rights done in good taste, placed out in front of the state capitol is a great idea. So do all 90 legislators. So why isn’t it passing?
Demonstrators would be barred from disrupting military funerals at national cemeteries under legislation approved by Congress. The act "will protect the sanctity of all 122 of our national cemeteries as shrines to their gallant dead,'' S
The Supreme Court ruled unanimously that police do not need a warrant to go into a home to break up a bloody fight. The ruling overturned findings by 3 Utah courts that the officers violated the 4th Amendment's prohibition against unreasonable se
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said Sunday he believes journalists can be prosecuted for publishing classified information, citing an obligation to national security.
90 of 90 legislators cosponsored a bill to allow the monument to be put on State Capitol Property but can't seem to take the final vote in the State Senate. (What?.... is the BOR Kyptonite to these people?)
The truths etched above form nothing less than the cornerstone upon which our form of governance exists and which distinguish it from every other form of government ever designed by man. Indeed, it is solely through these Founding Principles that me
Seat belt use is reaching record levels, so just who are the holdouts who fail to buckle up? Often they are young men who live in rural areas and drive pickups, the government says. About 48 million people do not regularly put on seat belts when t
Before a packed crowd in the state Capitol, Gov. Brian Schweitzer signed pardons on Wednesday to clear the names posthumously of 78 Montanans convicted of sedition during World War One. www.seditionproject.net
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Judicious use of complex tools separates humans from all other species. To throw away one of our main evolutionary accomplishments out of misguided fear would be akin to wishing away the well-developed brain to make births easier
A heckler from the Falun Gong spiritual movement who disrupted a White House appearance by Chinese President Hu Jintao was charged with harassing, intimidating and threatening a foreign official.
"President Hu, your days are numbered. President Bush, make him stop persecuting Falun Gong," the woman yelled. U.S. officials later identified her as Wang Wenyi, 47, a reporter with The Epoch Times, an English-language publication strongl
A suburban San Diego teenager who was barred from wearing a T-shirt with anti-gay rhetoric to class lost a bid to have his high school's dress code suspended after a federal appeals court ruled the school could restrict what students wear to prev