A Memorial Day display of 79 crosses erected on May 20 alongside a state highway in Hiram, Georgia, to honor the 79 Paulding County residents who died in America’s wars was temporarily removed following a complaint from a caller — but replaced after a city council vote.
An amendment to be offered by Senator Rand Paul would prevent the president from prosecuting foreign combat missions without the authorization of Congress.
A bill passed by the Hawaii state legislature would add the names and addresses of gun owners to a federal registry.
Gun-rights groups filed suit against Seattle's gun and ammo tax, but the tax was upheld. On January 4, the plaintiffs sent the lawsuit to a state Court of Appeals for review. A decision is expected by late summer or early fall.
Seven state legislators from Arizona have called upon the attorneys general of the states of Arizona and Nevada to bring legal action against Oregon and federal law-enforcement officials and prosecutors, as well as against the FBI, over the shooting death of Arizona rancher Lavoy Finicum.