Using a "truth serum" to determine whether or not the Aurora, Colorado shooter James Holmes was sane or not at the time of the shooting is more likely to obfuscate and delay the trial rather than clarify and expedite it.
By a vote of 37-0, the Michigan state Senate passed a bill denying the federal government the power to indefinitely detain Michigan citizens under provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
Mississippi lawmakers have passed legislation that would legalize student-led prayer in the state's public schools.
In an article in the Sunday New York Times, reporters cite anonymous administration officials in justifying the assassination of Anwar al-Awlaki.
The Rand Paul filibuster against drone strikes in the nomination of John Brennan as CIA director brought praise from across the political spectrum, but also harsh (and inaccurate) criticism from the Wall Street Journal and other neoconservative pundits.
Earlier this week an as-yet-unidentified drone came within 200 feet of a commercial airliner landing at JFK International Airport in New York City.
A review of the five bills already proposed in Congress to increase federal control over elections reveals an unconstitutional federal power grab of elections If these measures are passed, they would also result in a drastic reduction in the remaining electoral safeguards left in at least some of the states.
Arkansas lawmakers have overridden Governor Mike Beebe's veto of legislation banning most abortions after the 12th week of pregnancy — giving the state the most restrictive abortion law in the nation.
In a one-sentence letter, Attorney General Eric Holder said the president does not have the authority to use drones to kill an American not engaged in combat on American soil.
The largely discredited Southern Poverty Law Center, an ultra-leftist self-styled “civil rights” group based in Alabama, just released its latest so-called “Intelligence Report,” warning of an alleged surge in right-of-center organizations concerned about an out-of-control federal government. Among the most prominent “Patriot” groups attacked in the SPLC report was The John Birch Society, with an entire article about the JBS devoted largely to complaining about the liberty-minded organization’s supposed growing influence in the conservative movement and the Republican Party.