California Governor Jerry Brown has signed legislation making California the first state to allow family members to ask a judge to remove firearms from a relative who appears to be a threat to themselves or to others. The bill was inspired by 22-year-old Elliot Rodger, who killed six people on May 23 in a rampage in Isla Vista, California, before taking his own life. Rodger’s parents had stated that they had made multiple attempts to seek help for their troubled son with no success.
Collecting rights along with the garbage, Seattle politicians have decided to micromanage people's refuse.
A newly naturalized oncologist rendered false cancer diagnoses and then administered sickening, body-rending chemotherapy to healthy patients, killing some of them and making millions of dollars in the process.
Intended or not, the consequences of Chicago's continuing efforts to limit gun ownership are falling most heavily on its poor black population, making the situation reminiscent of America's 19th-century racist gun laws.
As officers in Ferguson continue to face danger from protestors — two of them were shot at — President Obama and his Justice Department continue to agitate and roil that unhappy town.