Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont wrote to the NSA asking if the agency collects the telephone records of members of Congress, and CNN received a response claiming that it does collect congressmen's phone records because “Members of Congress have the same privacy protections as all U.S. persons.” In other words, congressmen have no privacy from the prying eyes of the NSA either.
Eleven state attorneys general sent a letter declaring President Obama's tweaking of ObamaCare to be unconstitutional.
Missouri State Senator John Lamping has pre-filed a bill that would take the teeth out of ObamaCare mandates in the Show Me State.
In an article published on his website, former U.S. Rep. Allen West demonstrates a woeful misunderstanding of key constitutional concepts.
State nullification of unconstitutional federal laws is the way to go to protect the rights of the states and the people against federal overreach, as opposed to calling an Article V constitutional convention, as proposed by Mark Levine and other celebrity “conservatives.”
In a New York Times op-ed, Senators Ron Wyden and Mark Udall call for an end to NSA dragnet phone surveillance.
Governor Rick Snyder of Michigan signed into law a bill nullifying the indefinite detention provisions of the NDAA.
Although he is renouncing his Canadian citizenship, questions remain regarding Senator Ted Cruz's constitutional qualification to be president.
An amendment to the FY 2014 NDAA introduced by Rep. Mike Kelly prohibits State Department funding of the UN Arms Trade Treaty for one year.
The Eastern European nation of Slovakia agreed to take the last three ethnic Uighur prisoners who have been detained at Guantanamo since 2002, according to the Associated Press December 31. The Uighurs, ethnic Turkish Muslims from China, were innocent religious pilgrims caught up in the dragnet during the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in 2002.
Residents in Connecticut were confronted with the reality that their constitutional rights are not inalienable as they stood in long lines to register their firearms. The registration is mandated by the state’s new gun law set to go into effect January 1.