California Governor Jerry Brown has signed legislation making California the first state to allow family members to ask a judge to remove firearms from a relative who appears to be a threat to themselves or to others. The bill was inspired by 22-year-old Elliot Rodger, who killed six people on May 23 in a rampage in Isla Vista, California, before taking his own life. Rodger’s parents had stated that they had made multiple attempts to seek help for their troubled son with no success.
Collecting rights along with the garbage, Seattle politicians have decided to micromanage people's refuse.
A newly naturalized oncologist rendered false cancer diagnoses and then administered sickening, body-rending chemotherapy to healthy patients, killing some of them and making millions of dollars in the process.
Intended or not, the consequences of Chicago's continuing efforts to limit gun ownership are falling most heavily on its poor black population, making the situation reminiscent of America's 19th-century racist gun laws.
As officers in Ferguson continue to face danger from protestors — two of them were shot at — President Obama and his Justice Department continue to agitate and roil that unhappy town.
After being arrested last year for illegally having a registered gun in her vehicle in New Jersey, a Pennsylvania single mother of two avoided a three-to-five-year prison sentence.
Attorney General Eric Holder's new rules dictate that Muslims must be viewed as no more likely to carry out terrorist attacks than are Catholics, Jews, Presbyterians, Methodists, or Episcopalians.
Amid the stench of virtually non-stop scandals and even being in criminal contempt of Congress due to the ongoing Fast and Furious cover-up, Obama’s disgraced Attorney General Eric Holder plans to resign as soon as a replacement is found. The White House announced the deeply controversial figure’s resignation on Thursday after resisting years of public and congressional pressure on the issue. For some critics, though, resigning is not enough — they say Holder ought to be prosecuted and jailed for a wide range of serious crimes. Former Justice Department officials and analysts, meanwhile, said repairing the damage Holder has done would be a Herculean but crucial task for his successor.
There's an epidemic in America. No, it isn't an enterovirus or Ebola, but a crime wave — one being ignored by the authorities and the media.
While the Ray Rice domestic-violence incident has evoked calls for action to stamp out violence against women, research shows that this might not address even half the domestic-violence problem.