Policy

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval (AP Photo/John Locher)

Nevada school voucher program could be adopted in other states

Nevada State Treasurer Dan Schwartz (R) announced that he has begun the process to make the state’s new voucher program the largest in the country–and if he’s successful, it could lead to a wave of similar laws nationwide. The Las Vegas Sun reported on Wednesday that starting in January 2016 any parent, regardless of income, […]

New study finds 1 in 3 Americans own a gun

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A new study by Columbia University surveying 4,000 people found that one in three Americans are gun owners. NBC News reported that owning a firearm varies between states and the local gun culture. “One-third of Americans reported owning a gun, ranging from 5.2 percent in Delaware to 61.7 percent in Alaska. Gun ownership was 2.25 times greater […]

GOP candidate Jeb Bush promotes his record on guns and crime

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Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush campaigned in Henderson, Nevada, on Saturday where he spent his time touting his pro-gun record as governor of Florida.

Supreme Court upholds lethal injection drug used in botched executions

A vehicle parked near the Supreme Court in Washington, has signage that says "Stop The Death Penalty Now," Monday June 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

On Monday the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a controversial lethal injection drug used in several botched executions, ruling that its use does not violate the Eighth Amendment prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment. The decision was highly anticipated by death penalty opponents, since a ban on the drug would have jeopardized the continued use of lethal injections. […]

Here’s how young people reacted to the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage ruling

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On Friday, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide. Here’s what some of the young people gathered outside the court had to say, both before and after the decision.  Before the decision     “My two best friends at home are gay, and I’m really pro-gay marriage and hoping they rule in […]

Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage nationwide

Carlos McKnight of Washington waves a flag in support of gay marriage outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday June 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.

DHS will free illegal immigrant families from detention centers

a illegal immigrant family detention center in Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

The Department of Homeland Security has surrendered to the demands of the amnesty activists. Secretary Jeh Johnson made the announcement Wednesday that DHS will begin releasing more illegal immigrant families from detention centers. Johnson said that the conditions were too harsh for families. These harsh conditions included flat-screen televisions in every suite, classrooms, ball fields, and […]

‘Abortion drones’ are about to drop abortion pills over Poland

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Drones: frequent instruments of war, and now, thanks to “reproductive rights” groups, instruments of illegal abortions. This weekend, an alliance of four pro-abortion groups is dropping abortion pills from drones over Poland, where abortion is illegal, but women cannot be punished for performing them on themselves. They will fill the packages in Germany, and then fly them over […]

Supreme Court vindicates farmer after ‘Raisin Administrative Committee’ tried to seize his crop

FILE - In this April 10, 2006, file photo raisin farmer Marvin Horne stands in a field of grapevines planted in 1918 next to his home in Kerman, Calif. (AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian, file)

The reign of the despotic Raisin Administrative Committee, (RAC) a New Deal agency formerly allowed to seize raisin farmers’ crops without compensation, is (partly) over. The Supreme Court ruled overwhelmingly in favor of a rebellious raisin farmer, in Monday’s Horne v. Department of Agriculture decision. The absurd program grants the RAC authority to seize raisins […]

Former Gov. Martin O’Malley blames ‘white racism’ for lack of gun control

Democratic presidential hopeful former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley in New Castle, N.H.,  Saturday, June 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Cheryl Senter)

Former Gov. Martin O’Malley believes “white racism” is to blame for the lack of new federal gun control measures. “One of the sad triumphs of white racism is the degree to which it has succeeded in subconsciously convincing so many of us, black and white, that somehow black lives don’t matter,” O’Malley said on Sunday at […]

Texas abortion law teed up for Supreme Court review

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Abortion is back before the Supreme Court, and the justices could signal by the end of June whether they are likely to take up the biggest case on the hot-button subject in nearly a quarter-century. If the court steps in, the hearing and the eventual ruling would come amid the 2016 presidential […]

Marco Rubio was heckled by supporters of Obama’s executive amnesty during a speech. His response was perfect.

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. speaks during the Road to Majority 2015 convention at the Omni Shoreham Hotel  in Washington, Thursday, June 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

At the Road to the Majority 2015 convention Sen. Marco Rubio’s (R- Fla.) speech was interrupted by college protestors supporting President Obama’s executive amnesty. The presidential candidate was commenting on how he liked the name of the convention because it reminds him that all political parties and nations are on a road or a journey, but before he […]

Supreme Court rules against Confederate flag license plates, arguing plates are government speech

This image provided by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles shows the design of a proposed Sons of Confederate Veterans license plate. (AP Photo/Texas Department of Motor Vehicles)

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that speciality license plates are government speech and may be restricted by the state. The case dates back to 2009, when the Sons of Confederate Veterans applied for their own confederate flag license plate in Texas. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles Board determined the plates […]

Ann Coulter wants to see immigration policy run like Tinder

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Conservative writer Ann Coulter has been trying to influence Republicans on the idea of reducing legal immigration with the release of her new book, Adios America. She finally unveiled her ideal plan for how to reform legal immigration on Tuesday at a Breitbart.com-sponsored book release party. Coulter thinks we should look at the popular dating app […]

Cursing in this Virginia county now comes with hefty fines and misdemeanor charges

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Arlington, Virginia, the wealthy county neighboring Washington D.C., has upped the fines for cursing or being intoxicated in public from $100 to $250. An ill-timed expletive will get you a Class 4 misdemeanor.

Circuit Court issues stay on D.C. gun carry ruling during appeals process

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The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued an emergency administrative stay on Friday, temporarily halting the victory from a lower court’s decision that ruled against a D.C. gun law.

Lindsey Graham slams immigration policy of ‘self-deportation’

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On Sunday’s episode of CBS’ Face The Nation, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C) made it clear to any doubtful Republican primary voters that he stands with the Democratic Party on immigration.

Iowa Supreme Court: Getting drunk on your own porch is not a crime

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The Iowa Supreme Court has ruled that getting wasted on your own front steps is not a crime.

New York state senate approves ban on powdered alcohol

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The Republican-controlled New York state senate passed a bill banning the sale of powdered alcohol on Monday.

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake criticizes ‘Jurassic Pork’ spending

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Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) slammed the federal government on Thursday for spending “hundreds of millions of dollars” in “Jurassic Pork.”