Utah Governor Gary Herbert's office is lobbying the Federal Aviation Administration for his state to be chosen as one of six drone test sites to be opened this year.

According to the Washington Post, cancer clinics across the United States are now turning away Medicare patients, citing the sequester budget cuts in as the culprit.

 

Senator Harry Reid’s (D-Nev.) gun control bill, which includes provisions to perform required universal background checks, has piqued the American Civil Liberties Union. The bill, which includes language from earlier bills introduced by Senators Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), has been the subject of criticism from pro-gun advocates, but is also drawing fire from civil liberties groups who recognize the potential for privacy and civil liberties violations.

On April 2, the United States joined with 154 other countries in approving the UN's Arms Trade Treaty, which calls for registration and potentially confiscation of privately owned firearms.

Sleepy little Nelson, Georgia, a bedroom community of 1,314 outside of Atlanta, is gaining a lot of national attention because its town council passed an ordinance on Monday requiring every homeowner to own a gun and the ammunition to feed it.

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