Dec 30, 2015 by Warren Mass The Texas Attorney General’s Office released a statement on December 29 that it had on that day “asked the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold a federal appeals court ruling to halt the president’s unconstitutional executive action on immigration.” On November 9, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court … More Texas Attorney General’s Office Asks Supreme Court Not to Review Case on Obama Amnesty
Dec 29, 2015 by Jonathan Turley An extraordinary English law came into effect this week that allows for five years imprisonment for spouses who inflict psychological cruelty on their other partners.Domestic abuse will now extend to “coercive and controlling behaviour.” The definition of the offense however is quite vague and the potential scope of criminalization … More English Law Allows For Five Years In Prison For Spouses Who Engage In “Coercive and Controlling Behavior”
December 28, 2015 By John W. Whitehead “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”—George Santayana, The Life of Reason, Vol. 1 In Harold Ramis’ classic 1993 comedy Groundhog Day, TV weatherman Phil Connors (played by Bill Murray) is forced to live the same day over and over again until he not only … More What’s in Store for Our Freedoms in 2016? More of Everything We Don’t Want
December 15, 2015 The Bill of Rights officially became part of the U.S. Constitution on December 15, 1791. Unfortunately, more than 200 years later, the freedoms enshrined in those first ten amendments are in dire jeopardy. Those responsible for its demise are none other than the schools, which have failed to educate students … More We Had A Bill of Rights Day. Do You Know Where Your Freedoms Are?
Dec 23, 2015 by Jonathan Turley I have previously written about my disagreement with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office decision to rescind federal trademark protections for the Redskins as a racially disparaging name as well as the underlying law used to strip the team of its trademark protection. The law allows for a small … More Federal Court Strikes Down Federal Provision Used To Bar Trademark Protection For Redskins and Other Controversial Names
December 21, 2015 By John W. Whitehead “Two thousand years later … the memory of the revolutionary zealot who walked across Galilee gathering an army of disciples with the goal of establishing the Kingdom of God on earth, the magnetic preacher who defied the authority of the Temple priesthood in Jerusalem, the radical Jewish nationalist … More What If Jesus Had Been Born 2,000 Years Later in the American Police State?
December 16, 2015 By Allen West U.S. Supreme Court Justices (AP Photo) An interesting case was just brought before the U.S. Supreme Court that could have massive ramifications for our electoral system. It centers around the definition of “one person, one vote.” The question is, exactly what does that mean? When districts … More US Supreme Court Decision Could Change Election Results Forever
December 15,2015 by Jonathan Turley Civil libertarians have long been critical of the German speech crimes, including the prohibition on any Nazi symbols. Not only have the laws not had any discernible impact on the neo-Nazi movement but they actually make these extremists into victims and force them further underground. The laws also lead to bizarre … More German Politician Arrested After Being Spotted At Pool With Death Camp Tattoo
December 15, 2015 by Jonathan Turley President Obama once pledged that his government would be the most transparent in history — a claim that is often mocked by civil libertarians and other critics who accuse him of almost Nixonian secrecy policies and inclinations. That troubling record is playing out again before U.S District Court … More Obama Administration Fights To Withhold Over 2,000 Photos Of Alleged U.S. Torture and Abuse