A U.S. District judge upheld Colorado's new gun-control laws that mandate background checks and limited magazine capacity.
The U.S. Supreme Court dished out a unanimous condemnation of President Obama's dictatorial usurpation of the power of appointment in the June 26 decision of NLRB v. Noel Canning. The court ruled that President Obama exceeded his authority as president when he claimed to exercise his “recess” appointment authority without the consent of the U.S. Senate while the Senate was still in session.
Investigative reporter Glenn Greenwald has promised to name victims of NSA warrantless surveillance, calling such an expose “imminent” in an interview with Fox News. Such an exposé may prove to be a game-changer in congressional and public debate on granting the NSA unconstitutional warrantless surveillance.
Forty-three senators have co-sponsored S.J. Res. 19, which proposes an amendment to the Constitution “relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) recently said of the resolution: “We’re going to push a constitutional amendment so we can limit spending because what is going on today is awful.”