After battling Ohio state officials and even going into hiding to stop authorities from forcing their young daughter to receive controversial chemotherapy, a cancer treatment that the parents said was killing her, an Amish family is one “big step” closer to victory. Last week, in a ruling that is being celebrated as a win for parental rights and healthcare freedom, a judge ruled that the court-mandated “guardian” assigned to make decisions for the girl could drop the bid to coerce 11-year-old Sarah Hershberger into receiving chemo against the family’s will.
While some have pointed to tragedies like that of Sandy Hook and Aurora as reasons to disarm the populace, others recognize those moments as further reason to honor the Second Amendment. That is why lawmakers in the Wyoming Legislature voted 54 to 6 on February 13 to advance a bill that would permit individual school districts “to allow teachers and other school workers” with concealed carry permits to bring their guns on campus.
Mark Meckler of Citizens for Self-Government has inaugurated a pattern of ridiculing constitutionalists such as Phyllis Schlafly and The New American's own Joe Wolverton for being skeptical of pushing the nation forward into a constitutional convention.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will soon launch an initiative — the Multi-Market Study of Critical Information Needs (CIN) — “in order to assess whether government action is needed to ensure that the information needs of all Americans are being met, including women and minorities.”
Thousands, perhaps tens of thousands, of Connecticut gun owners have ignored the new state law requiring them to register their “assault” weapons and thereby add their names to a de facto gun-owner registry.