The president is giving every signal that he is poised to make use once again of an executive order to require all persons “in the business” of selling firearms to perform a background check.
Forget the Redskins. Bureaucrats at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office may now be red-faced — as a court just ruled that the government may not deny trademark protection based on the notion that a mark is “disparaging.”
While the American people were distracted with holiday plans, the Transportation Security Administration quietly introduced new rules that ban travelers from opting out of the agency’s controversial "naked body scanners," seemingly capitalizing on heightened concerns about terror.
Gun Owners of America has filed an amicus brief in U.S. v. Watson, a case pending before the Third Circuit Court of Appeals that challenges the constitutionality of federal restrictions on machine guns.
Responding to a request from 35 senators, the inspector general of the Department of Health and Human Services has opened an investigation into possible legal violations by fetal tissue researchers receiving federal grants.
Senator and presidential candidate Rand Paul (R-Ky.) proposed a bill that will protect the Second Amendment from executive orders.
On Tuesday, a Seattle judge rejected a challenge from the National Rifle Association and other pro-Second Amendment groups against the city’s recently approved “gun violence tax,” which adds $25 to the price of each firearm sold in Seattle, along with two or five cents per round of ammunition. The plaintiffs have already vowed to appeal the decision.
A constitutional amendment aims to balance a property owner's right in Utah against a city's ability to arbitrarily restrict this right, unless a compelling state interest can be shown in protection of the public health, safety, and welfare.