A proposed constitutional amendment to abridge the freedom of speech received the endorsement of the Senate Judiciary Committee by a 10-8 vote Thursday.
A trio of Republican senators sent a letter to the EPA administrator asking her to withdraw the new wage garnishment rule.
The NSA warrantless surveillance program nominally geared at spying on foreigners has also spied on innocent Americans without a warrant, including a Republican Party operative, a civil rights activist and several university professors. The revelations by investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald raise the possibility that NSA warrantless surveillance has been used for political — rather than security — purposes.
The Washington Post reported July 5 that 400,000 or more innocent Americans have their e-mail and text messages read by the NSA every year without the constitutionally-required warrant and probable cause. Those Americans were caught up in a nexus of surveillance where the NSA collects data on people who have some innocent connection with a foreign target of surveillance.
A Wisconsin company is being sued by the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over the company's requirement that its employees speak English on the job.
At a disarmament meeting, the United Nations assured Americans that the Arms Trade Treaty would have no effect on the Second Amendment. But the treaty language belies the UN's assurance.
The new Georgia gun rights law is having a happy consequence: As Second Amendment rights are being expanded, so are those guaranteed by the First.
A report issued Tuesday reveals that the FBI conducts so much warrantless surveillance that it cannot keep track of it all.
As we reported last week, 43 senators have co-sponsored S. J. Res. 19, which proposes an amendment to the Constitution “relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.” On May 14, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) threw his weight behind the resolution, saying: “We’re going to push a constitutional amendment so we can limit spending because what is going on today is awful.”
The latest revelation from documents released by Edward Snowden reveal that the National Security Agency is claiming immense new global surveillance power.