After a flurry of protests brought attention to New Jersey’s draconian restrictions on possession of firearms, retired schoolteacher George Van Gilder will not be facing trial for his possession of an 18th-century flintlock pistol.

Thirteen different Idaho manufacturers came together to build a Made-In-Idaho AR-15-style rifle. But, contrary to rumors, it is only a showpiece model thus far, with no plans for full commercial production.

Police have for years used radar scanners to see into homes, but the good news is that, so far, only 50 police departments are using this technology.

Lawyers for the Obama administration said on Thursday that faith-based nonprofits should continue to comply with a segment ObamaCare’s birth control mandate, as the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling does not apply to those groups.

 

 

The Texas GOP’s State Republican Executive Committee (SREC) approved an anti-constitutional convention resolution at their December meeting, setting back an Article V Convention of the States.

Voters in Oregon overwhelmingly rejected a ballot measure on November 4 that would have upheld a law passed in 2013 granting "driver’s cards" to illegal immigrants. By a margin of 68 percent to 32 percent, voters in every one of Oregon’s 36 counties except for Multnomah (where Portland is located) rejected Ballot Measure 88 — a voters’ referendum on SB 833, a bill passed in the Oregon legislature and signed into law by Democratic Governor John Kitzhaber on May 1, 2013. SB 833 would have granted driver cards (in lieu of driver's licenses) to individuals “without requiring a person to provide proof of legal residence in the United States.”

Newly elected Colorado State Representative Gordon Klingenschmitt has earned disdain from the establishment Right and vitriol from the Left for his uncompromising stand for biblical morality.

 

 

 

Speaking at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s 37th Annual Awards Gala in Washington on October 2, President Obama gave a rousing “get out the vote” speech, imploring this audience: “Si, se puede … si votamos. Yes we can … if we vote.”

Another ruling rocks the pension plan industry's world: Pension plans must be treated in bankruptcy like any other common creditor.

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.