Janet Tucker, a uniformed flight attendant, was arrested at Dulles International Airport for allegedly carrying a concealed handgun aboard a flight arriving from Atlanta. The Transportation Security Administration, the FBI and other law enforcement a
Our Constitutional Republic is no longer simply sick - it appears to be dead. If the President can force Americans to fight, without a declaration of war, under foreign powers, then the Republic no longer exists.
In the world of NeoCons stealing is good; Money no matter what you do or how you chop up the rights of others, if you rake in the lucre it is a good thing. The TheoCons, the NeoCons, and Big Oil, the Brotherhood of GREED, dedicated to transferring ow
In June, a case is slated to go to trail in Northern Virginia that will mark a first step in a plan to silence press coverage of essential national security issues. The plan was hatched by Alberto Gonzales(what a shock) and his deputy, Paul J. McNul
Gun Rights "Declare Your Independence with Ernest Hancock" April 22nd 2007 MP3 Archive
The CorporaState is looking hungrily at America. As an appetizer they ate Lt. Eric Shine, the Federal Maritime Officer who tried to stop them. Today Privatization has been converted by the CorporaState to Piratization
"Gun Control is Bullshit"
A judge violated a juvenile's free-speech rights when he placed her on probation for posting an expletive-laden entry on MySpace criticizing a school principal, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled. They ordered the Putnam Circuit Court to set asid
by Stefan Molyneux http://freedomain.blogspot.com/2005/11/freedoms-failure-theory-of-cause-and.htm By any objective standard, the freedom movement has, over the past fifty years – if not the entire history of mankind – been an utter and complete fa
The Supreme Court rejected an appeal from Guantanamo detainees who want challenge their five-year-long confinement in court, a victory for the Bush administration's legal strategy in its fight against terrorism. ['Let them rot.']
John Coffin won't spend any more time in jail for beating up two sheriff's deputies inside his house, striking one in the head with a Taser gun he took from the other. Judge De Furia ruled Coffin, 56, had a right to defend his family and prop
The most important student free-speech conflict to reach the Supreme Court since the height of the Vietnam War hinges on a somewhat absurd, vaguely offensive, mostly nonsensical message of protest.
“Are those the fish you got back?” Donna Perkins asked Cuong Ly, the owner. “Yes, they’re back,” Mr. Ly said, beaming at the fish, whose round mouths smacked as Ms. Perkins touched the aquarium glass. “They want to talk to you.”
An American citizen who has been held by U.S. military forces in Iraq for more than two years cannot be transferred to Iraqi authorities for trial on terrorism charges, a federal appeals court ruled.
"All our client did was get up at a public meeting and express himself vigorously, and he was arrested for it," said Glen Lenhoff, Leonard's attorney.
Anne Lemen just wants to say what she pleases about a Balboa Island restaurant and bar. A court has forbidden her to, and that sets up a dispute over prior restraint.
It seems as if the government is not trying to declare people such as myself to be lobbyists, they are trying to restrict basic constitutional liberties such as the right to self-defense.
The USA PATRIOT Act, passed unanimously by Congress, stipulates penalties for criticism of the government. Patriotism, to the framers of the act, means supporting the decisions of our political leaders and that dissent is un-American.
Defense attorneys in 3 cases have argued that allowing US prosecutors to keep the witnesses' identities secret — as demanded by Israel to protect its agents — violates their clients' constitutional right to confront their accusers.
The idea that we may one day give sentient machines the kind of rights traditionally reserved for humans is raised in a British government-commissioned report which claims to be an extensive look into the future.
In the middle of Joshua Bush's forehead lies the evidence that could send him to prison for attempted murder: a 9 mm bullet, lodged just under the skin. Prosecutors obtained a search warrant to extract the slug. Twice. But doctors refuse
New York City violated the U.S. Constitution for more than two months in 2001 with a policy to detain arrested protesters overnight [try days!!!!] instead of giving them summonses to appear in court, a U.S. federal jury found.
John McCain has introduced a bill that would fine bloggers up to $300,000 for “offensive statements, photos and videos posted by visitors on comment boards”.
A reminder on this "Bill of Rights Day" (December 15th) of just how far down the 'Dark Path' our nation has gone. Here's a little light to show you where we are currently. This link you might want to share with,... everyone.
In return for ratifying the original Constitution, which had no bill of rights, the new Congress would immediately propose amendments to protect individual liberty. Madison's adversaries opposed such amendments. They wanted Fed Power gone.
This Friday December 15, 2006 is truly a day to rejoice for it is the 215th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights. Many attendees at the constitutional convention of 1787 were not completely convinced and wanted more assurance that t
"In order to preserve freedom, some freedoms must be restricted." Although I have heard similar things God knows how many times since 9/11, this particular column got my dander up. I guess it is because it so neatly summarizes the panic men
The town of Glendale didn't like the "for sale" sign Chris Pagan propped up on the 1970 Mercury Cougar in front of his house three years ago. Glendale police threatened to cite him under an ordinance forbidding such signs on vehicles in
A fight over a new Wal-Mart is turning into a battle over free speech after opponents were told to put down their signs and take off their buttons and T-shirts in city hall last week.
It was a high school prank that surely got laughs but quickly drew the ire of a Juneau, Alaska, principal. Joseph Frederick's "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" banner also inspired a constitutional argument, and the Supreme Court will decide whether