As we read the text (PDF) of the law, it imposes no new requirement to show ID credentials or other evidence of identity. On the contrary, it gives people even more reasons to invoke their right to remain silent, never voluntarily to provide any ev
Texas is the last border state to receive a Predator drone, and Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, said the absence of one has hurt intelligence capabilities of federal, state and local law enforcement.
In all the cases referenced in the article, the courts have been dismissing charges against federal agencies but have allowed the lawsuits to proceed against local and state actors. The primary reason appearing to be because local and state actors ar
Manhattan Libertarian activist Antonio Musumeci, better known to the teeming masses by his nom de intertubes Bile, filed a lawsuit today challenging a government regulation that unconstitutionally restricts photography on federal property, including
The Administration has nicknamed the teams, which randomly screen passengers' bags using chemical swabs, "VIPR"s (pronounced viper): Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response.
More than 30 privacy and civil liberties groups are asking the Department of Homeland Security to suspend the use of full body imagers at airports, saying there is evidence that privacy safeguards don't work and the devices are not effective.
The Homeland Security Department today said its virtual border fence has been a "complete failure," and is trying to figure out how to proceed on the troubled $2 billion project.
Janet Napalitano's TSA thugs show how to treat a wheelchair bound 93 year old and her caregivers. Now that is what I call customer service, Janet.
"...It would appear that of all applicants for agency positions who undergo thorough background checks, 60% are turned away due to questionable motives and backgrounds. The really troubling part is only 10% of new hires undergo a thorough background
It is pertinent to our predicament that leading U.S. corporations were secretly funding and supplying the German Nazi Wehrmacht throughout WWII and that legions of Nazi functionaries were transplanted to U.S. intelligence and science posts after the
A federal judge is forcing the Department of Homeland Security to process the permanent-residency request of an Iraqi artist despite the U.S. government's claims that he could be considered a terrorist under post-Sept. 11 laws.
To say that Russell's bill embodies National ID is silly. We already have national Id of sorts. Russell's bill will now include data sharing with Home Land Security. To understand how we got here, some background is helpful.
"This video shows a fourth amendment violation, harassment, and intimidation by the Border Patrol in Uvalde, Texas. The driver is a military field grade officer, decorated for heroism, with more than two years of combat deployment time. He is driving
"Assistant commissioner with U.S. Customs & Border Protection's Office of Internal Affairs, told a Senate homeland security subcommittee in Washington that only about one in 10 of the new hires for agency jobs are given polygraph tests, & of those, 6
Utah's bill to opt out of the Real ID Act , HB 234, has passed both chambers of the State legislature and is now on the way to the Governor's desk today. The bill was signed by the Senate President late afternoon.
XM1063 “non-lethal personal suppression projectile,” an artillery shell that bursts in midair over its target, scattering 152 canisters over a 100,000-square-foot area, each dispersing a chemical agent as it parachutes down.
Airport officials on Friday showed off new X-ray scanning machines they will use to screen more passengers with full-body imaging as called for by security advocates, a step that has alarmed civil libertarians.
At about the 4 minute mark the screening process goes into the area of the International Copyright Treaty, because the guard starts asking the women about recording devices and illegal recording.
Government system employers can use to check a potential hire's eligibility to work in the U.S. accurately flags unauthorized workers less than half the time, according to a research report. A report from Westat found that the Department of Homeland
Washington (CNN) -- The Department of Homeland Security has more contractors working for it than full-time employees, a situation two members of Congress said Tuesday was "unacceptable, untenable and unsustainable."
But if the TSA, Border Patrol, & other DHS agencies won’t engage in formal rulemaking or issue publicly disclosed regulations or orders that can be reviewed by the courts, the next best thing is for those who enforce those non-regulations & non-order
In the name of improved security a hacker showed how a biometric passport issued in the name of long-dead rock 'n' roll king Elvis Presley could be cleared through an automated passport scanning system being tested at an international airport.
In the continuing identity confusion among republicans, the CPAC disconnect over what is pro-liberty is manifesting itself yet again here in Arizona. Check out this sonoranalliance.com link to amuse yourself and to leave a comment if you so choose.
Guns to safeguard America found their way into the hands of criminals after absent-minded federal officers left firearms unsecured everywhere from fast-food restaurants to bowling alleys, according to the Department of Homeland Security.
DHS Secretary Napolitano says terrorists who are U.S. citizens...and plot against the U.S. are just as big of a concern as international terrorists.
Hand swabbing "will be occurring on a more frequent basis," Allen said. "The enhanced use of this will occur everywhere."
WASHINGTON — Airport screeners for the first time will begin roving through airports taking chemical swabs from passengers and their bags to check for explosives, the Transportation Security Administration said Tuesday.
Compared to the M855, SOST rounds...have increased stopping power through “consistent, rapid fragmentation which shortens the time required to cause incapacitation of enemy combatants,”
3 unarmed security guards were following orders when they stood by without intervening as a 15-year-old girl was badly beaten in a downtown bus tunnel. Now the company they work for and government officials say those orders should be revised.