Fox News and other mainstream media outlets are smearing NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, rather than reporting on the federal government's assault on fundamental civil liberties that he revealed.
Despite a massive influx of funds from billionaire New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who is an anti-gun extremist using his fortune to bankroll nationwide attacks on the Second Amendment, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval vetoed legislation on Thursday that would have mandated “universal background checks” on gun purchases. Gun-rights activists successfully mobilized to stop the bill, inundating the Republican governor’s office with phone calls asking him to veto it.
The defeat of the controversial legislation was viewed as a major development with implications that extend far beyond Nevada’s borders.
A Houston-based nonprofit organization — the Armed Citizen Project — is offering free gun training and free shotguns to selected residents of Oak Forest, a high-crime neighborhood in Houston, Texas. The founder of the organization — Kyle Coplen — plans to expand the Armed Citizen Project to high-crime cities throughout the country.
In an exclusive interview with Liberty County, Florida, Sheriff Nick Finch, the sheriff reveals that he will never back down in his fight to defend the Second Amendment.
"Nobody is listening to the content of people's phone calls," President Obama said Friday as he sought to allay concern arising from news reports over the previous two days of massive data gathering of citizens' telephone records, e-mail messages, and other private communications by the National Security Agency.
Sheriff Nick Finch of Liberty County, Florida, was arrested and replaced by Governor Rick Scott for refusing to deprive a citizen of his Second Amendment rights.
Despite unconstitutional federal statutes and United Nations agreements purporting to override state authority by criminalizing marijuana, Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin signed tri-partisan legislation decriminalizing possession of cannabis in the state. The new law, which was supported by top law-enforcement officials and almost two-thirds of voters, makes Vermont the 17th state to defy the UN and the U.S. government by ending criminal penalties imposed on consumers of the controversial plant.
The NSA and FBI are "tapping directly into the central servers of nine leading U.S. Internet companies, extracting audio, video, photographs, e-mails, documents and connection logs that enable analysts to track a person's movements and contacts over time " the Washington Post reported Thursday evening.
Both houses of the Illinois General Assembly passed a bill restricting the use of drones in surveillance.
On Thursday, June 6, Senator Rand Paul announced that he would introduce the Fourth Amendment Restoration Act of 2013 today. The measure aims to guarantee that the constitutional protections of the Fourth Amendment are not violated by any government entity.