“The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names.” We seem as a country to be in denial as to the implications of these laws and policies. Whether we are viewed as a free country with authoritarian inclinations or an authoritarian na
Shahid Buttar (Executive Director - Bill of Rights Defense Committee) on the rule of law in America: Does it exist anymore? - Andrew Henderson (publisher of The Nomad Capitalist and host of The Nomad Capitalist Report) on global economic freedom
"It is the veteran, not the preacher, who has given us freedom of religion." The truth is that neither the veteran nor the preacher ever gave us such a right, it is ours, under natural law, the very moment we are born. It can certainly be suppress
Weapons of war, and war itself changed, transmuted into a business plan to convert our lives to money in the pockets of corporations. The logic is chilling.
The Justice Department's seizure of phone records for journalists at the Associated Press is hurting the agency's ability to gather news, the wire service's Chief Executive and President Gary Pruitt said.
Law enforcement officers indicated they would be entering the home because of “domestic violence.” Baffled that the residents of the home refused to exit, one officer asked why they wouldn’t respond to their order.
Activist Adam Kokesh has asked 1,000 people to march across the Potomac on July 4 carrying loaded rifles. He calls it a protest against “tyranny.” Suppose the D.C. police, as they have promised, block the marchers from crossing into Washington?
A letter explicitly states it is intended as "a blueprint for colleges and universities throughout the country," the Departments of Justice AND Education have mandated a breathtakingly broad definition of sexual harassment
Here they go again. The Obama administration has asked its allies in Congress to introduce legislation that would permit the feds to continue their march through the Fourth Amendment when it comes to obtaining private information about all of us.
An article published by the Federal Bureau of Investigation suggests that FBI agents are on solid legal ground if they continue to question a terrorism suspect who has asked for an attorney—as they reportedly did with Boston Bombing suspect Dzhokhar
After Officer Pedro Serrano decided to testify in federal court about what he sees as wrongdoing within the New York Police Department, a rat sticker appeared on his locker. That was the least of his problems.
Justice Department agreed to issue "2511 letters" immunizing AT&T and other companies participating in a cybersecurity program from criminal prosecution under the Wiretap Act, according to the Electronic Privacy Information Center.
Over the course of the last month, while Americans were distracted with the threat of nuclear war on the Korean peninsula and the devastation wrought by the Boston bombings...
To fans of television cop dramas, the Miranda warning has a familiar ring:
The words are written in crayon, in the haphazard bumpiness of a child's scrawl. "I am willing to give up some of my constitutional rights in order to be safer or more secure."
The Internal Revenue Service believes it is not beholden to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights and can read your email without a warrant
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has claimed that agents do not need warrants to read people's emails, text messages and other private electronic communications, according to internal agency documents.
"It shall be unlawful for any law or regulation adopted by the state or federal government to interfere with the rights recognized by this Ordinance." - The key word is recognized.
Gregory Grice was 16-years-old, when he ventured to a New York train station to take some photos in 2011. But that didn’t stop police from arresting him while calling him a terrorist.
Despite the pervasiveness of law enforcement surveillance of digital communication, the FBI still has a difficult time monitoring Gmail, Google Voice, and Dropbox in real time. But that may change soon, because the bureau says it has made
From whence come the rights retained by the people (in the 9th amendment) and the powers reserved to the people (in the 10th amendment)? In the Declaration of Independence, the answer to this question is contained in five different phrases: The CreRead Letter
I was not optimistic that Freedom To Travel would carry the day in a lawsuit against the TSA, but they're scored a legal victory in the preliminaries, so heartiest congrats to them!
A letter poured in last week:
Over the past decade, US Muslims have been routinely targeted with precisely this same tactic of preemptive or anticipatory prosecution. Designed to take people engaged in political and religious advocacy which the US government dislikes
Police may solemnly swear to support the Constitution of the United States, but this is increasingly a meaningless formality for many of them.
Is the right to firearms really essential? Doctor and Congressman Ron Paul reminds us that freedom to defend yourself is natural and proper.
Court records show that the Army veteran was set to start a new job with the state, with solid pay and benefits, until Chicago police hauled him out of his house in his boxer shorts. No judge had signed a warrant for [Frank] Craig's arrest.
The Supreme Court debated whether Maryland’s decision to collect DNA samples from people arrested for serious crimes represents an unconstitutional invasion of privacy or a crime-solving breakthrough with the potential to be the “fingerprinting of th
Vietnam Era Veteran, peaceful freedom activist, and local small businessman, Mark Schimdter, has been jailed for 145 days by Judge Belvin Perry. Schmidter's sentence began Thursday after he was found guilty for distributing jury nullification info ou