Several media and civil liberties organizations have combined to file a request with the Department of Defense that key documents in the trial of Bradley Manning be made public. To date, the Department of Defense has kept all documents relating to the Manning prosecution under lock and key and has refused to allow anyone to access those files.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by the Obama administration of an appeals court decision granting standing to the ACLU to challenge the NSA's domestic wiretapping program.
Despite the attempts by many to portray the opposition to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) as “absurd,” the ranks of the resistance to this tyrannical act grow larger day by day.
On May 26 at 10:00 a.m. at a park across the street from the Northumberland County Courthouse in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, State Constable Ed Quiggle, Jr. will add his name to that noble roster by signing a resolution he proposed that calls for the nullification of the NDAA.
Outrageous examples in the United States of the misuse of civil asset forfeiture laws — whereby government officials confiscate money, though the people carrying the cash have done nothing wrong — include that of a man pulled over for speeding in Tennessee who nearly lost $22,000.