Officer Caesar Goodson, Jr. has been found not guilty on all charges related to the death of Freddie Gray. The verdict, handed down Thursday by Baltimore Circuit Judge Barry G. Williams, marks the third trial in this case to end without a conviction. Judge Williams said, "This court is satisfied the state has failed to show" that Goodson was guilty of any crime.
The Supreme Court’s tie 4-4 vote on June 23 in the case of United States v. Texas left intact a lower court ruling that blocked the Obama administration from implementing its plan to shield millions of illegal immigrants from deportation and grant them the right to work legally in the United States.
The media reported that the sit-in had something to do with legislation to curb terrorist violence. The media got it wrong.
The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) was able to obtain Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) records under a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request indicating that ICE’s previous reports on the number of criminal offenses committed by illegal aliens it had released from custody had underreported the numbers — by over nine fold.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced on Wednesday that Catholic schools must provide health insurance to their employees that cover abortions. HHS’ decision to reject a challenge from a group of Catholic schools is based on California state law, which indicates that insurance coverage must cover all “medically necessary” procedures, a category to which the state contends abortion belongs.
After more than a quarter century in elective office — and more than 15 years in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Randy Forbes is out of a job. His pink slip came in the form of a primary defeat when State Delegate Scott Taylor challenged him as he was attempting to switch districts. Among the reasons for the soon-to-be-former congressman's defeat, there is one that cannot be overlooked: Forbes' support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
VIDEO - To encourage “safer” encounters between border agents and illegal immigrants, CBP has issued a new award to strive towards titled the “Use of Deadly Force Encounter Averted” award. It is an award which congratulates border agents who have disarmed suspects through verbal commands instead of needing to use force.
The Council on Foreign Relations has called for the U.S. Defense Department to fund foreign militaries and international organizations.