Obama's legacy might be likened to that of Augeas, whose piled up excrement needs immediate cleaning despite the seemingly daunting size of the job.
The walk back to full enjoyment of the Second Amendment is a long one, taken one step at a time. This bill, if passed, would lower hurdles to buying a suppressor and be one of those steps.
With less than a week left of Obama’s presidency, a coalition of organizations has collected more than a million signatures on a petition urging Obama to issue a full pardon to Edward Snowden, the whistleblower who revealed the size and scope of the surveillance conducted by the NSA and other federal agencies. Snowden fled the country and has lived in exile in Russia since May of 2013. If pardoned, he could return to American soil a hero to many.
President-elect Donald Trump has named former Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) to lead the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI). Before retiring from Congress last year, Coats served on the Senate Intelligence Committee. He is also an unapologetic surveillance hawk who wrote an op-ed piece for the Wall Street Journal condemning Ed Snowden and defending the surveillance state.
The Department of Homeland Security has declared the nation’s electoral systems “critical infrastructure,” potentially giving the federal government control over the electoral process.
With his radical background with communist groups and his far-left voting record, California Governor Brown's pick for attorney general, Xavier Becerra, should be a shoo-in.
Under an unconstitutional 1906 law, President Obama has set a new record for federal land and water seizures, claiming acreage equivalent to more than triple the size of Texas.
Massachusetts AG Busy Defending Her Unconstitutional “Enforcement Notice” on “Copycat” Assault WeaponsWritten by Bob Adelmann
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey's imperious overreach in her unilateral expansion of an 18-year-old law to ban anything that looks like an “assault weapon" is being challenged, just as she expected it would.
House member Richard Hudson (R-N.C.) introduced the first bill in the 115th Congress on Wednesday, the “Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017.”