Newt Gingrich said a "different set of rules" may be needed to reduce terrorists' ability to use the Internet and free speech to recruit and get out their message. The country will be forced to reexamine freedom of speech to meet the th
A Vermont District Court judge has rejected a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the power of police to search a private home, concluding that the state offers greater protections in such cases.
A suspected terrorist who spent years in a secret CIA prison is not allowed to speak to a civilian attorney until an appeals court decides what rights military detainees have, a federal judge said
At 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, November 14, 2006, nearly 100 men and women in “V” masks and clothing could be seen walking along different streets in downtown Washington, DC, all heading to Lafayette Park across Pennsylvania Avenue from the White House.
On Monday, November 6, 2006, “V” visited security check points at the White House, the main Treasury, IRS and Justice Department Buildings and the Capitol. “V’s” purpose was to deliver the People’s Petitions for Redress of Grievances relating to t
On November 6, 2006, a federal judge issued an order enjoining, prohibiting and restricting the IRS from enforcing a summons the IRS had served on the Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Company demanding WTP Chairman Bob Schulz’s personal bank recor
Bob Schulz, Chairman of We The People Foundation and "V", will make several stops in the nation's Capital to deliver a communication to Government officials regarding the People's First Amendment Right to Petition.
The Bush administration’s successful effort to have Congress eliminate the right of Guantánamo prisoners to challenge their detentions before federal judges is now moving toward what may be an epic battle in the courts.
The U.S. government filed a motion seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed by an aspiring American filmmaker who spent two months in an Iraqi prison without being charged.
The Government’s Response brief failed to refute any of the factual assertions charging the government with obstruction of justice and abridging fundamental, natural Rights. Instead, the Government claims it can operate without constitutional restrai
We trust many of you were able to watch the movie "V for Vendetta," and that you agree with us that the movie presents a powerful concept for a large scale public demonstration that we might be able to make use of. We intend to do so.
The doctrine of sovereign immunity is inherently incompatible with the essential principle of Popular Sovereignty as well as the First Amendment Right to Petition which states, "Congress shall make no law ...."
The very individuals who have taken an oath to uphold the United States Constitution continue their decimation of the very document that separates tyranny from befalling the citizens of the United States. Both the house and the senate have given the
The date when passports will be required for U.S. citizens flying or cruising to Canada, the Caribbean and Mexico has been extended by one week, to Jan. 8, 2007.
This Sunday, September 17, 2006 marks the 219th anniversary of the signing of, “The greatest piece of work ever struck off at a given time by the brain and purpose of man,” as Prime Minister William Gladstone of England observed. William Pitt, a mem
Seminal events can drastically alter the course of history. For my parent’s generation, Pearl Harbor was their defining event. “Where were you when JFK was shot” was the question which became a familiar refrain for members of my generation. Today, pe
Compliments of free speech hater John McCain, a 60-day blackout period for "electioneering communications" begins this Friday. Political speech will enjoy less protection than dirty movies. Isn't it time for McCain to be removed fro
Maybe White House-favored interrogation techniques would coax lawmakers to tell the truth about U.S. anti-terror policies. By James Bovard
Without these political mechanisms the forces of nationalism, mercantilism, and political plunder would relentlessly reshape the Constitution with their rhetoric, and their efforts would eventually overwhelm the strict constructionists. At that point
The House of Representatives passed the Deleting Online Predators Act, which would ban social networking Web sites and instant messaging programs from schools and libraries. And requiring Web sites with sexually related content to include warning lab
“The Committee notes that section 213 of the Patriot Act, expanding the possibility of delayed notification of home and office searches; section 215 regarding access to individuals’ personal records and belongings; and section 505, relating to the
A freelance journalist and political activist was sent to federal prison and could be held for nearly a year after refusing a grand jury's demand that he turn over unaired videotapes of a 2005 anarchist demonstration in which protesters clashed w
The U.S. government won an appeal allowing it to seek phone records of NY Times reporters investigating government probes into Islamic charities shortly before the 9/11 attacks. The government wants to know the identity of government sources who migh
Federal officials are preventing Hurricane Katrina victims in government trailer parks from being interviewed by the media unless a FEMA agent is present at all times.
The right to be present throughout one's own trial - a cornerstone of American law - is a key issue confronting Congress as it works to create a fair-trial process for suspected Al Qaeda war criminals. A month after the US Supreme Court struck
To get a warrant from the secret court that oversees such eavesdropping, said US Court of Appeals Judge Posner, the government must already know who the terrorists are. “The challenge for intelligence is not to track down known terrorists,” he said.
The Algerian air force lieutenant spent more than 58 months behind bars even though the FBI formally concluded in November 2001 that he had no connection to terrorism. Believed that Benatta was the last to be released, though it is difficult to be ce
The proposal was billed as a rare and noteworthy compromise by the administration when unveiled. But the legislation quickly came under attack as it would actually give the government greater powers to spy on Americans without court oversight.
When school was canceled to accommodate a campaign visit by President Bush, the two 55-year-old teachers reckoned the time was ripe to voice their simmering discontent with the administration's policies. Their reward: a pair of handcuffs and
A judge ruled Friday that a 16-year-old boy fighting to use alternative treatment for his cancer must report to a hospital by and accept treatment that doctors deem necessary, the family's attorney said. The judge also found Starchild Abraham Ch