On the 220th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights, Senate set to kill the 4th, 5th, 6th, and 8th Amendments

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Today marks the 220th anniversary of the day the Bill of Rights were officially added to the Constitution. Ironically, the U.S. Senate is set to kill the 4th, 5th, 6th, and 8th amendments of that Bill of Rights later today. Last night, the U.S. House approved the Conference Report version of the National Defense Authorization…

URGENT: Tell Rep. Bishop to OPPOSE the National Defense Authorization Act

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Earlier we warned you about indefinite detention provisions of the Senate’s version National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). We explain the bill… here and here We have BAD NEWS to report. In the final version of the bill coming from the House-Senate Conference Committee, essentially NOTHING HAS CHANGED except section numbers and a couple of words.…

Should we impeach the President if he violates the Fifth Amendment and has an American Citizen Murdered?

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Quote of the Day: “It isn’t illegal if the President does it.” — Richard M. Nixon WARNING: Those who maintain partisan loyalties may wrongly believe we are pursuing this campaign for partisan reasons, or out of personal animosity for the President. Nothing could be further from the truth. We want to make this clear .…

U.S. District Judge declares two provisions in Patriot Act as Unconstitutional

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Yesterday we ran an article telling you several reasons why you shouldn’t vote for Orrin Hatch. We also told you about two bills that Senator Hatch not only voted FOR, but defends even to this day which essentially nullify your First Amendment, Fourth Amendment, and Fifth Amendment Rights (read that article here). Now we’ve learned…

With falling tax revenues, government agencies turning to asset forfeiture

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Quote of the Day: “We take his money and, um, count it as a drug seizure.” A Douglas County, Nebraska Sheriff’s Deputy, who didn’t like the attitude of a man pulled over at a traffic stop Civil asset forfeiture is government seizure of property and cash, even when the owner isn’t charged of a crime. Innocent…

Utah HB 59 Warrantless Arrest Bill is Dead

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Utah Rising recently reported on HB 59 Warrantless Arrest Bill, sponsored by Representative Steve Handy. This bill essentially would allow any law enforcement officer to make an arrest for non-felony crimes — such as failure to shovel your sidewalk after it snows. On February 11, 2011 the House Judiciary Committee voted down House Bill 59…