The latest insanity in lady news comes from Arizona, where the state Senate passed a measure giving employers the power to deny prescribed birth control pills to any female employee unless she provides proof she's not using it for, umm, birth control
A new poll shows that New Yorkers support an NYPD anti-terror campaign, despite growing concerns over the legality of the surveillance methods involved.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is warning that a cybersecurity bill from Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and other Republicans would give spy agencies unprecedented powers to snoop through people’s personal information
After months of Republican presidential candidates embarrassing themselves and the party of Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt with religious zealotry dominating the primary season, the relentless assault on a woman's health care choices can be e
A Supreme Court decision has caused a "sea change" in law enforcement, prompting the FBI to turn off nearly 3,000 Global Positioning System (GPS) devices used to track suspects, according to the agency's general counsel.
Speaking at a policy debate Wednesday at The Heritage Foundation, a representative of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) warned that a bill currently being considered by the House Select Committee on Intelligence would intertwine the Nati
A blogger has shown that all the Transport Safety Association’s controversial nude body scanners and much-too-personal pat downs are not effective in the least, as more and more people in the US speak out against the “advanced” security measures.
Think about all the personal information we keep in our cell phones: It’s something to consider after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit ruled it is now legal for police to search cell phones without a warrant.
They trailed me, took pictures of me, demanded my identification, and repeatedly confronted me.
An investigation has found that British police or security forces supplied personal information to major construction companies.
Twitter has sold billions of archived tweets believed to have vanished forever. A privacy row has erupted as hundreds of companies queue up to purchase users’ personal information from the new database.
Proving the Feds are even busier monitoring social media than perhaps you imagined
Senior executives at The Sun spun a web of corruption across British public life
The Obama administration appears so confident of its expansion of the George W. Bush-Dick Cheney surveillance of our personal lives
In order to make sure gays and lesbians are adequately represented on the judicial bench, the state of California is requiring all judges and justices to reveal their sexual orientation.
In just weeks, that science fiction plot will become reality as some businesses in Central Florida will know who you are when you walk through their door.
One of the fastest-growing online businesses is the business of spying on Internet users.
Next time you’re searching for solace as you settle in for a good night’s sleep, discount any fears and phobias you may have and instead find warmth in the reassuring certainty that, no matter where you are in America, the NYPD is watching over.
Americans living and working in New Jersey's largest city were subjected to surveillance as part of the New York Police Department's effort to build databases of where Muslims work, shop and pray.
The phrase, "That Don't Make No Sense," from the Coen brothers' movie O Brother Where Art Thou?, comes to mind every single time I read news from the U.S.
The government today asked the Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court ruling.
Shooting down gov't drones is one thing,...but if they're private,...FIRE AWAY!!!
Rep. Sharon Cissna’s legislation would also ban body scanners that produce naked images
City police officers stopped and questioned 684,330 people on the street last year, a record since the NYPD began yearly tallies of the tactic in 2002 and a 14 percent increase over 2010.
New legislation will force TSA to install “passenger advocates” at every airport
Homeland Security is monitoring the web for anti-government sentiment and signs of social unrest
An email in which James Murdoch was told of allegations that phone hacking was “rife” at the News of the World was deleted from his personal account days before Scotland Yard opened a new investigation into the company.
British police arrested four current and former staff of Rupert Murdoch's best-selling Sun tabloid plus a policeman on Saturday as part of an investigation into suspected payments by journalists to officers, police and the newspaper's publisher said.