D.C. Abortion ‘Spa’ Mainstreams Abortion in New Ad

If you make your liv­ing off killing, it’s help­ful to pre­tend any “stigma” attached to your pro­fes­sion is old-fashioned and hope­lessly behind the times. 

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Recovering ‘Our Lost Constitution’

Find­ing Amer­i­cans fed up with gov­ern­men­tal abuses isn’t hard. They won­der why we have politi­cians who spend too much, bureau­crats who reg­u­late too much, and offi­cials who limit our free­dom at almost every turn.

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Veteran defense lawyers see possible criminal inquiry for Clintons

New report details how the Justice Department encourages abuse of civil asset forfeiture

South­ern Cal­i­for­nia is known for many things: Hol­ly­wood, the Los Ange­les Dodgers, a great punk rock scene, and amaz­ing weather. Though the state is jus­ti­fi­ably mocked for its sig­nif­i­cant bud­get pro­grams and heavy reg­u­la­tory bur­den, it has some of the bet­ter civil asset for­fei­ture laws in the coun­try, though that isn’t say­ing much con­sid­er­ing how most states prac­ti­cally encour­age abuse of this per­ni­cious tool.

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Republicans in the Michigan Legislature make private property protections a priority

Michi­gan, like so many other states, has seen sig­nif­i­cant abuse of civil asset for­fei­ture laws by law enforce­ment. The Detroit Free Press found that law enforce­ment seized prop­erty and cash worth at least $ 24.3 mil­lion in 2013. Many of the prop­erty own­ers were never charged with, let alone con­victed of, a crime.

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Montana Legislature continues trend of states limiting government overreach

The Mon­tana Leg­is­la­ture has approved a bill pro­vid­ing a cru­cial pro­tec­tion to inno­cent peo­ple whose prop­erty could be con­fis­cated by overzeal­ous law enforcement.

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Senate confirms first black woman as attorney general after five-month delay

  • She is expected to take over as head of the U.S. Jus­tice Depart­ment on Mon­day, replac­ing Eric Holder
  • ‘Loretta’s con­fir­ma­tion ensures that we are bet­ter posi­tioned to keep our com­mu­ni­ties safe, keep our nation secure, and ensure that every Amer­i­can expe­ri­ences jus­tice under the law,’ said the president
  • Lynch, 55, was approved by a 56–43 vote; ten Repub­li­cans voted for Lynch, includ­ing Sen­ate Major­ity Leader Mitch McConnell
  • GOP pres­i­den­tial can­di­date Marco Rubio did not; Ted Cruz tried to stop her nom­i­na­tion from mov­ing for­ward and was miss­ing dur­ing the final vote
  • An invi­ta­tion fly­ing around Twit­ter shows Cruz has a fundraiser tonight at for­mer Texas Rangers’ owner and bil­lion­aire Tom Hicks’ Dal­las home

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Radioactive: Clintons’ Putin profits cause alarm

ObamaCare court fight escalates

The fight over ObamaCare’s Med­ic­aid expan­sion esca­lated Mon­day, as Texas’s Repub­li­can gov­er­nor backed a law­suit from Florida against the Obama administration.

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The Business of Earth Day

The first Earth Day took place in 1970, when I was a high school senior, and that day set the course of my life for the next 25 years. Con­vinced of the need to pro­tect the envi­ron­ment and real­iz­ing that forests were a key part of the envi­ron­ment in my home state of Ore­gon, I elected to attend forestry school, grad­u­at­ing in 1974.

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Supreme Court: Cops can’t hold suspects to wait for drug-sniffing dog

The Supreme Court ruled 6–3 on Tues­day that the Con­sti­tu­tion for­bids police from hold­ing a sus­pect with­out prob­a­ble cause, even for fewer than 10 extra minutes.

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Photo of Boston Bomber callously flipping off the camera three months after terror attack released

  • The image of Dzhokhar Tsar­naev flip­ping off a cam­era in his jail cell was first shown in court on Tuesday
  • It wasn’t released to the pub­lic until Wednes­day though, when it was entered into evidence
  • Pros­e­cu­tors say the image is evi­dence that Tsar­naev is unre­pen­tant for his crimes and there­fore deserv­ing of the death penalty 
  • How­ever, defense attor­neys for the con­victed 21-year-old ter­ror­ist say the still from the sur­veil­lance video was taken out of context

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