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Police Cameras Might Be Kept Secret

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Police cameras are supposed to record what police do, but if legislators get their way, they will be useless. Equipping police with cameras requires a great deal of money. So it is interesting that Yahoo News reports that, having given

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Ted Cruz and the Citizenship Issue

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Is there a citizenship issue that needs to be settled when deciding about Ted Cruz’s run for the Presidency? What does it mean to be a “Natural Born Citizen” and why should you care? As to the latter question, you

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Why Are Firing Squads Such a Big Deal?

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Utah has reinstated firing squads as a backup method of executing prisoners who are sentenced to die. If you don’t believe in capital punishment, then the method doesn’t matter. Anything that kills a person is objectionable because it kills. Of

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Texas Legislator Attacks First and Second Amendments for Police

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A Texas legislator wants to make it a camera free buffer zone around law enforcement. Say you are in the back seat of a car and you are pulled over by a police officer. Because you are not sure why

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Killer Might Get Reprimanded or Disbarred for His Crime?

Unfair Justice

A former prosecutor might be or might not be disbarred because of misconduct in a trial that resulted in the execution of a man on the basis of false evidence. Fox News posted a short news release from the Associated

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No Charges for Gov Worker for Lost Drone at White House

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A Federal employee will not be charged for his lost drone that crashed at the Obama’s residence.   Back when the story first broke of a Federal employee losing control of a drone, Bob Allen posted about it: I love

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Larceny Isn’t So Grand

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I had the privilege of participating in the Reasons for Hope Conference this week as one of their panelists. There were many excellent presentations given, but one statistic grabbed my attention because of its critical importance to where we are

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Cities Sue Their own Residents over Red Light Cameras

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County residents voted overwhelmingly to ban red light cameras, but cities are suing the county to overrule their own residents. The legal principle is interesting. Do counties have the authority to pass laws that dictate policy to the cities and

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The Structure of Liberty

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America is in trouble. It’s not just the economy.  It is not just the troubles in the inner cities of our land.  No, the greatest threat is to the very purpose for which our ancestors came to these shores –

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Is America Waging War on Law?

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Who can change the source of law? Can a judge? Can a city counsel? A president? Congress? America! America! God shed His grace on thee And crown thy good with brotherhood From sea to shining sea! Does this song describe

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Anti-Bullying HB 458: Bye-Bye, Mom & Dad

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A Missouri anti-bullying bill would allow rumors and hearsay to create a litigious nightmare. On Monday, February 2, HB 458 will be heard before the Missouri House Committee on Elementary and Secondary Education upon evening adjournment.  According to the NO MO Common

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Who Owns the Land?

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No matter who claims it, Jesus is the One who owns the land. The battle of worldviews was on full display last week. Consider just Tuesday and Thursday for a moment. Thursday was the 42nd anniversary of the wretched opinion of

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