In a 9-0 decision on March 26, the Supreme Court upheld current federal law banning anyone found guilty of domestic violence from possessing a gun. The decision furthermore served to strengthen existing law, by overturning previous district court rulings interpreting the law as applying only to those convicted of “violent use of force” and stating that the ban extended to anyone who had pled guilty to even a misdemeanor charge of domestic violence.
President Obama released a plan purporting to restrict the power of the NSA to collect telephone metadata.
The Georgia state legislature has passed a bill protecting the right of citizens of that state to keep and bear arms as guaranteed by the Second Amendment.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia hinted that the Supreme Court may soon hear the case on NSA surveillance.
Idaho Governor Butch Otter signed a powerful protection of his constituents' right to keep and bear arms.
Using a device called StingRay, police across America are able to intercept calls and texts from cell phones — often without a warrant. The StingRay simulates a cell tower, prompting cellphones within its range to identify themselves and transmit their signals to the police instead of the nearest mobile network operator’s tower.
On Tuesday the Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby, a case that is likely to have significant ramifications for freedom of religion under the First Amendment.
The NSA has the ability to store phone calls and then replay them months later, according to documents released by Edward Snowden.
With the U.S. Constitution being disregarded by every branch of the federal government, the solution is for voters and state legislators to enforce it, not revise it.
As part of a fiendish effort known as FATCA supposedly aimed at extracting an extra billion or so dollars from U.S. taxpayers each year, the Obama administration is bypassing Congress to impose a far-reaching new tax regime on the world, and on the United States. Experts and analysts say the scheme could destabilize the U.S. financial system and potentially even spark another economic crisis due partly to executive-branch mandates on American banks; yet the IRS and the U.S. Treasury are moving full-speed ahead in spite of major concerns raised by lawmakers and others over their authority to do so. Critics are referring to the whole plot as “fiscal imperialism.”