Two very different manhunts occurred in this nation 50 years apart. One was in 1963 in response to the assassination of a president of the United States; the other followed a pair of bomb explosions that killed three people and injured an estimated 264 others at the 2013 Boston Marathon. Viewed together, these two manhunts illustrate how much law enforcement has strayed from its strong constitutional principles and moved toward a police state in the last 50 years.
At the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association AOPA Aviation Summit, concern over abusive behavior by law-enforcement personnel is ramping up as pilots increasingly find themselves greeted by armed SWAT teams, for no good reason.
Two people have been sentenced for their part in a scheme to generate fraudulent absentee ballot votes in the Massachusetts 2012 Republican primary election.
True the Vote announced research findings of evidence of 173 instances of alleged voter fraud by simultaneous voting in multiple states in the same elections on August 13.
Two men and two women were sentenced Monday in St. Joseph County Superior Court in South Bend, Indiana, for their part in a 2008 scheme that used forged signatures to put then-presidential hopefuls Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and John Edwards on the ballot in the 2008 Indiana Presidential Primary.
Texas Governor Rick Perry vetoed SB 346, a bill that would have greatly increased the number of organizations that would have had to make regular reports to the Texas Ethics Commission as being involved in political activities.
Republicans in the Texas Legislature have passed SB 346, which would greatly expand the definition of what is political activity and force groups to come under political reporting requirements.
True the Vote, the nation's leading voters’ rights organization, filed suit in federal court in Washington, D.C., against the IRS. True the Vote is asking the court to grant its long-awaited tax-exempt status and is seeking damages for delays in the processing of its application.
Prosecutors in New York say a worldwide organization, including highly skilled cyberthieves and a network of people making fraudulent withdrawals from ATMs, stole $45 million from prepaid debit cards.
True the Vote announced a settlement whereby the St. Lucie County, Florida, supervisor of elections will make available all records of this past November’s election in Florida’s 18th congressional district.