The lawsuit about to be filed by Colorado's sheriffs is likely to be the first step on a long journey to rectify the damage wrought to individual rights by the state's legislature with its new gun laws.
A bill nullifying various federal overreaches recently passed the Arizona House of Representatives and is now awaiting action by the state Senate.
Fox News reporter Jana Winter is so committed to keeping secret the identity of her sources of information in the Aurora, Colorado, movie theater shootings that she is willing to face jail time rather than expose the unnamed persons. Though both a Colorado judge and a New York judge have ordered her to turn over her notes related to the killings — that likely contain the names of her law-enforcement sources — Winter has so far refused.
In several articles being published around the country, nullification is being disparaged as a bizarre fad and nuts.
Senator Harry Reid’s (D-Nev.) gun control bill, which includes provisions to perform required universal background checks, has piqued the American Civil Liberties Union. The bill, which includes language from earlier bills introduced by Senators Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), has been the subject of criticism from pro-gun advocates, but is also drawing fire from civil liberties groups who recognize the potential for privacy and civil liberties violations.