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  • Charlie Dent attack raises question of who really helps terrorists get guns

    According to the left-wing organization Americans United for Change, Lehigh Valley Republican Congressman Charlie Dent is in cahoots with terrorists. "U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent seriously just voted to protect terrorists' access to guns," screeched the...
  • Trayvon Martin: Did protesters miss Obama's point?

    Trayvon Martin: Did protesters miss Obama's point?
    UPDATED: President Barack Obama's comments about race and Trayvon Martin continued to reverberate on Sunday morning chat shows.  One point stood out in the discussions. Obama seemed to be lowering expectations about a Department of Justice investigation...
  • The ACLU's mixed signals on Zimmerman retrial

    Conservatives have argued for years that the American Civil Liberties Union is willing to subordinate its core mission to liberal politics. It’s an overstated indictment and there are lots of counter-examples, such as the ACLU’s opposition...
  • Robert B. Reich: The morality brigade

    We're still legislating and regulating private morality, while at the same time ignoring the much larger crisis of public morality in America. In recent weeks Republican state legislators have decided to thwart the Supreme Court's 1973 decision in Roe v....
  • Obama administration escalates fight with Texas over voting

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration escalated its fight with Texas Republicans on Thursday over voting rights for minorities, as it urged judges to block a strict new voter-identification law that administration lawyers argue is discriminatory....
  • American, US Airways mounting fight to beat DOJ merger lawsuit

    American, US Airways mounting fight to beat DOJ merger lawsuit
    American Airlines and US Airways want to get the show on the road in their fight with the U.S. Justice Department, which last week sued to block an $11 billion merger of the two airlines.  On Thursday, the airlines' lawyers filed a motion requesting a...
  • It's A Gray Area: Put action behind talk of prison reform

    Virtually all of us in the drug-policy and prison-sentencing reform movements applaud U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.'s comments Aug. 12 at the American Bar Assn. meeting in San Francisco. This was the first time within memory that a high-...
  • Sanford police deliver George Zimmerman case evidence to FBI

    Sanford police deliver George Zimmerman case evidence to FBI
    Sanford police confirmed Monday they had delivered boxes of evidence from their investigation into George Zimmerman to the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Orlando office. Capt. Jim McAuliffe said the delivery — which includes the gun Zimmerman...
  • New Press Protections Good But Not Perfect

    U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. has announced more restrictive guidelines for how the government may obtain journalists' telephone records and e-mails to investigate leaks of sensitive information. It's a step in the right direction from an...
  • Feds Won't Challenge State Marijuana Legalization Laws

    Feds Won't Challenge State Marijuana Legalization Laws
    The dramatic shift in the federal approach to drugs continued Thursday when the Obama Administration announced it won't filed suit to block pot legalization by states. Oregon and Colorado have already passed laws allowing the recreational use of small...
  • Marijuana advocates cheer Obama administration stand

    Marijuana advocates cheer Obama administration stand
    Marijuana advocates in California and elsewhere cheered the Obama administration's announcement Thursday that it would not interfere with new laws in Colorado and Washington state permitting recreational use of cannabis. But the advocates cautioned...
  • U.S. won't interfere with states on marijuana sales

    U.S. won't interfere with states on marijuana sales
    In a significant policy shift by the Obama administration, U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric Holder signaled Thursday that the federal government would no longer interfere with states that allow commercial marijuana sales as long as they were strictly regulated....