Responding to a request from 35 senators, the inspector general of the Department of Health and Human Services has opened an investigation into possible legal violations by fetal tissue researchers receiving federal grants.

Senator and presidential candidate Rand Paul (R-Ky.) proposed a bill that will protect the Second Amendment from executive orders.

On Tuesday, a Seattle judge rejected a challenge from the National Rifle Association and other pro-Second Amendment groups against the city’s recently approved “gun violence tax,” which adds $25 to the price of each firearm sold in Seattle, along with two or five cents per round of ammunition. The plaintiffs have already vowed to appeal the decision.

A constitutional amendment aims to balance a property owner's right in Utah against a city's ability to arbitrarily restrict this right, unless a compelling state interest can be shown in protection of the public health, safety, and welfare.

As the weapons of the surveillance states grow more and more sophisticated and the courts and Congress conspire to deprive the people of their right to be free from unwarranted searches and seizures, there is a suggestion by a California asemblyman and several legal experts that the unheralded Third Amendment may be deployed as a shield against the attacks.