Rather than resigning or noisily transferring to another, more “enlightened” school, or filing a frivolous lawsuit, geography instructor Charles K. Smith protested Texas’ new campus carry freedom by showing up on the first day of class wearing — ready? — a helmet and a bullet-resistant vest!
A judge has ordered a lawsuit against two psychologists who helped design and administer the CIA’s “enhanced interrogation” program to go to a jury for trial next month.
In an effort to secure protections for the U.S. Constitution and the inalienable rights of Americans, Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) last week blocked a controversial effort by Senate leaders to advance the giant National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The effort is expected to delay the bill until at least September. Big Government-supporting “Republicans in Name Only” (RINOs), globalists, and neocons hoping to rush the bill through without discussion, such as Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.), were outraged by the move. But among liberty-minded Americans, Paul's efforts to protect constitutional liberties received widespread praise.
To former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, the continuing failure of the Senate to repeal ObamaCare — as they promised they would — is a good reason to return the election of U.S. senators to the respective state legislatures.
The Justice Department filed an amicus brief saying that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 does not cover employment discrimination based on sexual orientation.
Another small skirmish in the long war against guns happened on Tuesday when U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled Tuesday 2-1 that the district’s third attempt to keep guns out of the hands of its citizens is unconstitutional. It's not the end of the war.
The University of California, Berkeley, no longer even tries to pretend that free speech exists on its campus. On Wednesday, the school’s administration canceled a September 14 event hosted by the Young America’s Foundation and the Berkeley College Republicans at which conservative political pundit Ben Shapiro was scheduled to speak.
One can be assured of the bankruptcy of an argument, such as the arguments by three Texas professors that their rights are being impinged by a law that allows concealed carry on campus, when the argument fails its first test: coherency.