On Wednesday, a federal appeals court ruled that Texas’ voter ID law discriminates against minority voters and ordered changes to be made before the upcoming election.
In response to the attack on the Pulse LGBT club, the Massachusetts attorney general issued a directive banning the manufacture and sale of all "assault weapons" in her state.
The Republican Party’s 2016 platform includes troublesome proposals to remedy real problems with the excessive and dangerous methodology of amending the Constitution.
On Monday, the Department of Justice petitioned the United States Supreme Court for rehearing of U.S. v. Texas, a challenge to President Obama’s deferred action program for illegal immigrants. Last month, the Supreme Court issued a 4-4 ruling in the case, leaving intact a lower court ruling that blocked the administration from implementing its plan, which amounts to virtual amnesty through the usurpation of legislative powers.