As expected, Congress is holding hearings as it prepares to reintroduce COICA, a horribly written piece of legislation that effectively gives the US government more powers to censor websites (even beyond the DHS domain seizures)
Documents reveal an agency at odds over how to handle criticism of Secure Communities, the Obama's immigration enforcement program, without running afoul of constitutional limits on what the federal government can demand of local jurisdictions.
A whole other set of laws are in effect under the fringed Maritime flag. And we're seeing it continue to become more and more prevalent on military uniforms, police and private security uniforms, in public areas and throughout government.
"If you asked most Americans, I think they would tell you that surreptitiously turning somebody's cell phone into a modern-day tracking device ... and using it to monitor their movements, 24/7, is a pretty serious intrusion into their privacy, pretty
The Patriot Act drove a stake through the heart of the Bill of Rights, violating at least six of the ten original amendments – the First, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Amendments – and possibly the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Amendments...
While people in Tunisia and Egypt have taken to the streets in attempts to gain their liberty, Americans are losing their liberty with minimal protest.
Bryce Shonka - deputy director of the Tenth Amendment Center / Sheriff Richard Mack - Nullify Now! Speaker in Phoenix this Saturday.
By L. Neil Smith - Attribute to _The Libertarian Enterprise_
On January 21, 2011, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit reversed the dismissal of 2 (out of 21) counts in a lawsuit brought against “the” United States for IRS misconduct. This is the second time that the D.C. Ci
We're tired of the crooks that are stealing houses and otherwise generally screwing the public by doing things like filing false affidavits or even just breaking in and changing locks, not even bothering with a court judgment first.
Will the Patriot Act be repealed and all warrantless searches stopped?
What I do know is this: if we don’t raise our voices, we are lost. This country is rapidly approaching the point when such activities as we are engaged in on this web site, and beyond it, are the target of government harassment, disruption, and...
A blogger who declared "one down, 534 to go" after the shooting of Rep. Giffords had his gun license pulled and a "large amount" of weapons  removed his home. “It is absolutely, absolutely unacceptable to shoot indiscriminately. Target only polit
Missed flights only inconvenience most people. A late flight landed Utah gun owner Greg Revell in jail for 10 days after he got stranded in New Jersey with an unloaded firearm he had legally checked with his luggage in Salt Lake City. The Supreme
Iris scanners can capture scans on individuals in motion who are six feet away, laying the groundwork for iris scans to become de facto national ID cards, which can be implemented without our knowledge or consent.
Greta Van Susteren's solution was to "create a system where people can freely and completely post comments BUT must simply identify themselves (name or email address)," insisting it wouldn't impede First Amendment rights.
Smelling the drug, the officers banged loudly on King's apartment door and identified themselves as police. The officers said they heard a noise and feared evidence was being destroyed. They kicked down the door and found King, two friends, some drug
A new law designed to keep protestors away from the funerals of the 6 victims of Saturday's Tucson shootings could be on the books by the time the sun sets today. There are more than enough votes to make it illegal to picket within 300 feet of any ho
Cursing at a teacher may get a student suspended. But that doesn't make it a crime, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Monday. In a unanimous decision, the justices overturned the finding of a court commissioner that the student, identified only a
The California Supreme Court ruled police do not need a warrant to search a cell phone carried by someone under arrest. The justices determined a deputy had the right to conduct a warrantless search of the text messages of a man he arrested
Try as they might, US officials will not be able to convict WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange under current laws and will resort to passing new draconian measures...
In a brazen display of Constitutional ignorance, Atlanta police officers stormed into a gay bar last year without a search warrant and forced 80 people down at gunpoint, confiscating their cell phones to prevent photographs as they frisked everybody
Phoenix Arizona - Bill of Rights Day Celebration at the Wrigley Mansion on December 15, 2010. This is the 9th Annual Celebration culminating with reading of the bill of rights. About 200 people gathered to in honor of our rights that the founding f
In other words, Obama has one upped Dubya not only when it comes to Republican economic policy, but has in fact surpassed his abrogation of basic human rights.
William Engdahl implies that Wikileaks is a US government-run propaganda and disinformation operation with an end goal of restricting freedoms on the internet.
Ernest shares with the audience about the Bill of Rights Day in Phoenix, AZ at the Wrigley Mansion - Right after the event, Thomas is handcuffed for riding his bike with a flashing light at night... rights?
Ernest shares with the audience about the Bill of Rights Day in Phoenix, AZ at the Wrigley Mansion
An appeals court ruled the government must obtain a warrant before it can access e-mails stored by Internet service providers. The government violated Fourth Amendment rights when it obtained e-mails without a warrant, but it did so in good faith, so
Insofar as the feds trample the Bill of Rights, the government is illegitimate. Insofar as the government perennially violates the Bill of Rights, it becomes an aggressor against the American people.
The government should censor news agencies that report on US documents leaked by websites like WikiLeaks, according to a tea party-backed Republican who will soon represent the 22th district congressional of Florida.