Former Senator Rick Santorum has selected an odd issue over which to attack fellow Republicans Sen. Ted Cruz and Sen. Rand Paul, along with former Congressman Ron Paul. He does not like it that they believe citizens should follow the 10th Amendment, even when they disagree with what actions a state takes.

One hundred and twenty-four Democrats have signed on to a bill that would “prohibit the sale, transfer, production, and importation” of so-called “assault weapons” and associated accessories. The measure would also criminalize the sale or transfer of many firearms already in circulation.

The president is giving every signal that he is poised to make use once again of an executive order to require all persons “in the business” of selling firearms to perform a background check.

Forget the Redskins. Bureaucrats at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office may now be red-faced — as a court just ruled that the government may not deny trademark protection based on the notion that a mark is “disparaging.”

While the American people were distracted with holiday plans, the Transportation Security Administration quietly introduced new rules that ban travelers from opting out of the agency’s controversial "naked body scanners," seemingly capitalizing on heightened concerns about terror. 

 

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