Constitutional Amendments

Brett Kavanaugh, Trump's Supreme Court pick, could have a major impact on gun laws, rejecting assault-weapon bans

With the addition of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court could have a conservative majority to strike down bans on semi-automatic weapons in California and other liberal states and to decree that law-abiding Americans have a right to carry a gun in public.<p>Although the fight over Kavanaugh’s …


Condoleezza Rice: My Father Used The Second Amendment To Fight The KKK

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Hillary Clinton on Kavanaugh: U.S. Headed Back to the Era of Slavery

For some reason, officials and pundits on the Left seem to increasingly believe the American public consists solely of imbeciles.<p>Hence, the rhetoric …

Conservative View

The Supreme Court Has Been Making Policy

It’s not what the Founders intended, and it’s riling up and dividing Americans.<p>This past Sunday I wrote an op-ed for the <i>Pittsburgh Post-Gazette</i> on …

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Sinn Féin to field Irish presidential election candidate

Sinn Féin will field a candidate in the Irish presidential election, with a campaign aim of sparking conversation about “building a new, agreed and …


Charlie Matthau Planning ‘1920’ Election Television Series (EXCLUSIVE)

Charlie Matthau is developing a six-part television series on the 1920 presidential election and hopes to have it air during the home stretch of the …


Correcting monumental injustices: Slowly but surely, our public spaces are getting the statues that women deserve

It's a monumental mistake that's taken centuries to fix. But with the same #MeToo outrage that's made assaults on women's bodies intolerable, a …

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Reading Comprehension: Application Questions | GMAT practice question

Judges and legal scholars have been locked in a debate for decades over which privacy rights the United States Constitution guarantees, as nowhere in …


Podcast: A Look At Brett Kavanaugh's Judicial Record

Randy Barnett is a Professor of Legal Theory at the Georgetown University Law Center and author of, “Our Republican Constitution: Securing the …

Conservative View

Why the Fourth Amendment might matter as much as abortion and healthcare in Kavanaugh’s confirmation

On "Fox and Friends," Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., expressed his concern over Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. What concerned the …


Video: Starting a Baseball Bill of Rights from Washington D.C. and the MLB All-Star game

WASHINGTON, D.C. — It’s hard, when you’re in a city this historic and this powerful, not to think about change. The MLB All-Star game is in our …


Wherein Rand Paul Pretends To Be A Libertarian Before Folding Like A Cheap Chair: Brett Kavanaugh Edition

Questions about Brett Kavanaugh's Fourth Amendment jurisprudence won't ultimately stop Paul from voting like he's told.


Hillary Clinton Says Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Could Bring Back Slavery

It was only a matter of time before failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton weighed in on President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett …

Conservative View

Sacha Baron Cohen tricks gun-rights advocates, politicians in first preview of new show 'Who Is America?'

Showtime has released 10 minutes of Sacha Baron Cohen’s new stunt series, which has already been making headlines for mocking Donald Trump and tricking Sarah Palin, Ted Koppel, Roy Moore, Joe Arpaio and more.<p>In the clip for his new series “Who Is America?” Cohen dons the disguise of a new …

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Letters: Let pipeline workers do their jobs

The Bayou Bridge Pipeline is on track to finish construction by fall, welcoming news for families looking to maintain stable fuel prices, relative to …

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GOP privacy advocates hold their fire on Brett Kavanaugh

Republican senators who strongly opposed the government’s collection of domestic call records say they still are reviewing the record of Supreme …


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Does Trump's tweeted endorsement of Matt Gaetz implicate Gaetz in the Russian election hacks?

On Friday, during his current european travels, tRump took a moment from London to tweet out his endorsement of first term Florida Congressman Matt …

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Woman held in hotel after traffic stop files federal civil rights lawsuit

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Civil Rights

Erie woman sues police, town over DUI arrest

An Erie woman has sued two Erie police officers and the town in federal court, alleging that her civil rights were violated during a DUI arrest at …


Commentary: On privacy, the Supreme Court takes an uncertain step in the right direction

In its most recent term, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down one of the most important Fourth Amendment cases of the past several decades involving …


ACLU finds inspiration from the NRA for a new politician rating system

The National Rifle Association has long been known for its annual grading of major politicians on the issue of the 2nd Amendment. As of February, 52 …


OIF Responds to Library Bill of Rights Meeting Room Amendment

The American Library Association’s (ALA) Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) amended the meeting room interpretations in the <i>Library Bill of Rights</i>, …

Rights & Freedoms

The College Fashion Guide to Student Activism

With our phones constantly blowing up with hashtags and news on social issues, it's intriguing to want to be part of making a difference. We talk …


Crazy/Stupid Republican of the Day: Lori Saine- 2018 Update

It was one year ago today that “Crazy/Stupid Republican of the Day” profiled, <b>Lori Saine</b>, who has served as a member of the Colorado House of …

African-American News

Trump gives ‘full endorsement’ to Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz

President Trump gave a glowing endorsement Friday of a Florida congressman who’s attacked Democrats for going easy on FBI agent Peter …

News (U.S.)

150 Years Later, The Fourteenth Amendment Protects Our Liberties

In the aftermath of the Civil War, the matter of repairing and redressing the issues which caused the existential bloodbath to occur in the first …

Conservative View

Trump Tweets Endorsement for Gaetz From London

Freshman Florida congressman who has been ardent Trump supporter faces primary challenge<p>President Donald Trump tweeted his support of Republican Rep. …

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Trump on Twitter (July 13) - Matt Gaetz, Theresa May

The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS.<p>The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters has not edited the statements or confirmed their accuracy.<p>@realDonaldTrump :<p>- Congressman Matt Gaetz of Florida is one of the …

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