A total of 5,941 delegates and alternates at the 2014 Texas Republican State Convention held at the Fort Worth Convention Center from June 5-7 debated and voted on several contentious issues, including immigration, homosexuality, gay marriage, medical marijuana, government regulation, the right to openly carry guns, “reparative therapy” for homosexuals, and holding a modern-day constitutional convention.
By refusing to hear an appeal from New York Times’ journalist James Risen last week that his sources for a controversial chapter in his book State of War are protected under the First Amendment and reporter's privilege, the Supreme Court has de facto endorsed its controversial decision from 1972.
JBS CEO Art Thompson's weekly news video update for June 9 - 15, 2014.
Despite the emotional expressions of regret and concern for the family, the SWAT officers responsible for tossing the flash-bang grenade that injured a toddler in Georgia are still on the job.
An aide to U.S. Senate candidate Chris McDaniel and two campaign supporters were locked in a Mississippi courthouse with the ballots from the primary voting early Wednesday morning, but an investigation by the Hinds County Sheriff's Department has cleared the trio of any criminal wrongdoing.
A Colorado baker found guilty of discrimination for refusing to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple must go through sensitivity training as part of his penance and rehabilitation.
On June 4, Oklahoma joined Utah, Texas, and Louisiana in affirming that gold and silver coins are (as they always have been under the Constitution) legal tender in the payment of debts in the state.
A federal judge in Idaho has upheld as constitutional the National Security Agency’s (NSA) dragnet surveillance of phone metadata.
One of the two Northern California counties considering the question voted to proceed with the move toward secession, while voters in the other county rejected the measure.
During the first week of deliberations at the Constitutional Convention of 1787, delegates considered the critical issue of the future of the confederation.