The future of policing may be here, and it’s more than a little intrusive.
The smartphone users who worry the most about their online security also happen to be the least motivated to take added precautions, according to one study.
A police stop and search conducted over a “mistake of the law” on the police officer’s behalf is still lawful, according to the Supreme Court’s 8-1 decision in Heien v. North Carolina.
Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), a long-time critic of government spying, has an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times denouncing the FBI’s push for tech companies to enable easier backdoor access to Americans’ data.
Nine families of victims and one survivor of the Sandy Hook shooting are suing the manufacturers and distributors of the gun wielded by the shooter, the Wall Street Journal reports.
A favorite argument of the anti-marijuana crowd is that legalization would send the wrong signal to the youth and make them think drugs are good for them.
Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.) has quickly become a persona non grata in Washington, D.C., and a Tumblr page of posters is encouraging local businesses to formally ban him from their premises.
The military has so many extra Humvees lying around these days, it’s auctioning them off to the public.
Dispensaries in the 23 states that have legalized medical marijuana can all breathe a sigh of relief.
Two separate events this weekend encouraged gun owners to voluntarily relinquish their weapons in the name of reducing gun violence.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) wrote a letter to insurance companies this week, warning that they will no longer be allowed to refuse to cover gender reassignment surgery, hormone therapy or other treatments needed to change a person’s gender if a doctor deems such treatments medically necessary. In the letter, Cuomo highlighted a state […]
Gun rights supporters outnumber gun control advocates for the first time in over twenty years, the latest Pew poll found.
A group of Democrats remains determined to bring up gun control legislation despite past failures to muster support, The Hill reports.
For the most part, a Tuesday afternoon anti-marijuana legalization panel hosted by the Heritage Foundation featured traditional conservative arguments against legalizing recreational marijuana.
Across the country, police have become very interested in finding out the exact details of their residents’ gun ownership.
The Senate has passed a measure updating federal information security rules—their first update in 12 years.
Some members of Congress are trying to quietly put the kibosh on Washington, D.C.’s recently-passed marijuana legalization by sneaking a measure into their $1.1 trillion spending bill, the Washington Post reports.
A study from Third Way, a think tank that focuses on appealing to moderates, reveals some fascinating things about what they’ve dubbed the “marijuana middle”: those who are neither completely for nor completely against legalization.
Wally Kowalski’s assets and property were seized by law enforcement, but the police didn’t bother to charge him with a crime—until twenty-four hours after the media began reporting his story.
It hasn’t been a good couple of years for tech companies, as far as public trust.