The New York Times reports that advocates are seeking to make changes to mental health laws that would give agencies the power to detain those believed to be mentally ill and potentially dangerous. Citing the case of Andre Thomas, a man who had shown signs of needing mental health treatment but was unable to be detained and eventually killed his wife and two children, the New York Times attempts to make the case for involuntary detainment of the mentally ill.
A Texas student is suing her school district after she was punished for refusing to recite Mexico's pledge of allegiance as part of a Spanish class assignment.
Some Senate Republicans, backed by their leadership, are proposing a plan to avoid mandated sequestration cuts by letting President Obama decide what to cut.
A 5-4 majority threw out a challenge to the law authorizing the federal government to monitor and record electronic communication of all citizens.
Even as the Obama administration continues to stockpile enough ammunition to kill every American multiple times, law-enforcement agencies were reportedly caught requesting so-called “no more hesitation” targets featuring pictures of children, pregnant women, mothers at playgrounds, and elderly people. The company behind the controversial scheme, which has received millions of taxpayer dollars from the Department of Homeland Security, said the images were specifically requested by government officials.
Our leaders do indeed know that the Constitution exists. It would be wonderful, however, if they faithfully adhered to all of it.
Three reasons why Michelle Obama showed up at the Oscars.
John Birch Society CEO Art Thompson suggests asking eight simple questions to expose the dangers of a constitutional convention.
In a fact sheet, the Federal Aviation Administration revealed that it has approved nearly 1,500 requests for licenses to fly drones in the United States.
The Defense Clandestine Service is another step in the convergence of the military and civilian intelligence operations.