Recent reports in the New York Times and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch lend credence to police officer Darren Wilson's version of events in the fatal August 9 shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
Defenders of lax election laws say it rarely happens — but apparently it’s happening again. In what critics describe as a shocking example of likely vote fraud, a surveillance video from a Maricopa County, Arizona, polling place shows a man stuffing hundreds of ballots into a ballot box.
President Obama issued an executive order on October 16 authorizing the secretaries of Defense and Homeland Security to call up reserve units to active duty to provide support for civilian-led humanitarian assistance operations fighting the Ebola virus in West Africa. The anti-Ebola operation is called Operation United Assistance.
"Ultimately, I think the Equal Protection Clause does guarantee same-sex marriage in all fifty states," Obama told the New Yorker.
It is beyond belief that the Congress which passed the 14th Amendment, and the states which voted to ratify it, intended to enshrine the marriage of a man to a man, and a woman to a woman, as a "constitutional right."