PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The Westchester County village of Pleasantville has placed a police officer on administrative leave, after he was allegedly caught making a racist rant — reportedly about President Barack Obama — on Facebook.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) received at least 7,868 complaints of DHS “employee criminal misconduct” in the first half of fiscal year 2013 alone.
Constitutional Rights Political Action Committee, a D.C.-based group that focuses on individual rights such as those embodied in the Second Amendment and ending the Department of Homeland Security, enthusiastically endorsed U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman against Sen. John Cornyn in the 2014 Republican primary in Texas.
When I was in high school, I joined the ROTC initially because I was attracted to the uniforms. I figured they would provide an opportunity to escape the constant berating by fellow students owing to my outdated clothing. I was fascinated with the guns and became an excellent marksman, winning several marksmanship awards.
One of the biggest political changes that 2011 brought — in large part due to the tea parties and their effect on the 2010 election — is the centrality of the Constitution to our public discourse. Lawmakers and citizens no longer consider simply whether a given bill or policy proposal is a good idea but whether it is constitutional. “Where does the government get the power to do that?” is often critics’ rallying cry.
According to court documents, police entered Lugo's home on Sept. 2, 2012, as her family was celebrating Labor Day. Police stopped and questioned her son Edwin Avellanet as he was outside throwing out garbage and asked for identification, the lawsuit says. When he refused to show any, officers allegedly grabbed his right arm and Avellanet broke free and ran into the building... When inside, police allegedly struck Avellanet two or three times with a hard object, struck their friend in the face and threw a woman into the dresser with the bird cage on it, court documents say.
One of Washington’s most reliably conservative lawmakers is breaking the news that he will challenge a mainstay of the Republican establishment – all because the incumbent GOP senator “undermined Sen. Ted Cruz’s fight to stop Obamacare.”
PHOENIX — "Guns Save Lives." Those words, set against the backdrop of a red heart, are the headline of a controversial bus-stop advertisement at the center of a three-year legal battle between city officials and civil-liberties advocates.
A former Delaware County public defender has filed a civil rights suit against the county in federal court, claiming he was wrongly terminated from his position for failing to encourage defendants to take plea bargains.
Nobody is coming for your guns, they said. Nobody is taking away your rights, they said. This is all about public safety, they said. Nearly a year ago, the New York legislature passed the toughest gun control law in the country known as the S.A.F.E. Act. It was rushed through in the middle of the night and as soon as it landed on Governor Cuomo's desk, he signed it without asking questions.
BELLEVUE, WA --(Ammoland.com)- The Second Amendment Foundation is launching a nationwide television advertising effort, calling attention to “Guns Save Lives Day” on Dec. 15 2013, in conjunction with Bill of Rights Day.
Today is the day in 1933 when the 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified, with 36 states (a three-fourths majority of the 48 states existing then) approving it. With that move, the 18th Amendment was repealed, ending 13 years of Prohibition and granting each state the primary authority to enact and enforce alcohol laws.