Fans of the ABC reality drama Extreme Makeover will be in "hog heaven" if they watch proceedings at the U.S. Supreme Court this week, for the plaintiffs in two lawsuits before the High Court are attempting to fundamentally transform the definition of marriage in America.
The Department of Health and Human Services has informed states that they will send federal agents to enforce ObamaCare, heedless of state nullification statutes.
As the first week of the UN Arms Trade Treaty conference wraps up in New York, the president of the conference presents his latest draft proposal of the treaty, including the mandatory compilation of a national gun owner registry and regulation on ammunition.
After seeing a photo of an 11-year-old boy holding a rifle on Facebook, New Jersey police and Department of Children and Families officials raided the home of the boy’s father, Shawn Moore, a firearms instructor. Moore was not arrested or charged, but immediately sought the counsel of his lawyer.
A controversial state gun-confiscation program in California, which relies on weapons registration records to seize legal firearms from individuals deemed to be “prohibited” by politicians, is now being touted by officials, lawmakers, and anti-gun rights zealots as a potential model for a new federal scheme to disarm certain classes of citizens. While California is currently the only state with such a system in place, gun control proponents, including Democrat members of Congress, want to see similar disarmament plots nationwide — along with the government registry of weapons such a scheme would necessarily require.
U.S. District Court Judge Susan Illson on March 15 ruled that National Security Letters (NSLs) are unconstitutional and ordered the government from issuing them "in this or any other case."
Texas Senator Ted Cruz's question to California Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein on the Second Amendment in a March 14 hearing forced MSNBC hosts into conniptions, with Joe Scarborough saying that Cruz had made “willfully ignorant” statements and Rachel Maddow claiming Cruz had been “patronizing” to Feinstein as a woman.
An exchange between Senators Ted Cruz and Diane Feinstein about the latter's gun control bill presented an opportunity for all to learn an important lesson about the Constitution and the rights of the people including the right to keep and bear arms.
By a vote of 94-29, the Kansas House of Representatives approved House Bill 2199, the Second Amendment Protection Act, which would nullify any new federal restrictions — passed either by Congress, presidential executive order, agency order, rule, or regulation — on firearms, magazines, and ammunition.
With the passage of House Bill 302 (HB 302), Montana is now moving toward being the first state in the country to approve a nullification bill prohibiting the enforcement of a potential federal ban on semiautomatic firearms and large-capacity magazines within its borders.