The Supreme Court missed an opportunity to protect Americans from an overzealous government but instead let stand a pernicious law that threatens every one of them.
Convenience of the state versus personal privacy is the key issue to be presented to the Supreme Court on Tuesday when it hears appeals based on the Fourth Amendment's right to avoid warrantless searches.
The Minnesota state Senate passed a bill that would impose severe restrictions on warrantless cellphone tracking.
With the public already steaming over the increasingly lawless and out-of-control federal government, top Texas officials on both sides of the aisle were quick to react after recent reports suggested the Obama administration’s Bureau of Land Management was plotting yet another unconstitutional land grab. This time, the BLM is reportedly eyeing some 90,000 acres along the Red River on the Texas-Oklahoma border. From the governor’s office to the attorney general to the legislature, however, the message from Texans was loud and clear: “Don’t Mess With Texas.”
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has signed a new law protecting the right to keep and bear arms from infringement by local governments.
The Supreme Court ruled that Michigan voters were free to ban affirmative action since the U.S. Constitution did not prohibit them from doing so.
A Missouri state senator has asked the state attorney general to opine on the constitutionality of two gun grab nullification bills.
An April 9 report by Martin Gilens, a professor of politics at Princeton University, and Benjamin Page, a political science professor at Northwestern University, finds that the majority does not rule in the United States. The researchers further conclude “that if policymaking is dominated by powerful business organizations and a small number of affluent Americans, then America’s claims to being a democratic society are seriously threatened.”