Responding to a tsunami of outrage across the political spectrum over the Obama administration’s lawless power grabs, a coalition of liberty-minded Republicans introduced a bill in Congress last week that would specifically prohibit the executive branch from using military strikes on U.S. soil to murder American citizens. The lawmakers behind the effort said it was aimed at protecting the Constitution and the unalienable rights of Americans.
The three-page legislation (H.R. 1269), dubbed the “Life, Liberty, and Justice for All Americans Act,” has already attracted broad support among activists opposed to the federal government’s wild claims — especially the notion that the president can unilaterally decide to extra-judicially execute or indefinitely detain anyone in the world without due process, trial, or even formal charges.
Over the next couple of months the Supreme Court will decide whether or not the federal government has the authority to define marriage as only between a man and a woman.
The Supreme Court decided in a 5-4 ruling Tuesday that police may not bring a drug-sniffing dog to the doorstep of a private house without a court-issued search warrant.
Today the Supreme Court heard arguments in a challenge to California's Prop. 8 constitutional amendment, which defines marriage in the state as only between a man and a woman.
At a press conference sponsored by the Mexican ambassador, Americans' commitment to the Second Amendment was identified as the major obstacle to achieving global disarmament.