As public school districts across the country are discovering, First Lady Michelle Obama’s preferred lunch plan has proven to be a costly fiasco.
Oklahoma woman Kaye Beach refused to renew her driver’s license several years ago as a means to protest forced biometric enrollment, a decision that prompted a full-fledged legal battle. It appears some progress has been made in the suit, as a motion for summary judgment has been filed in Beach’s lawsuit on June 19. The motion is a request for judgment in her favor, contending that all the factual and legal issues are in her favor.
Last week, the Obama administration announced that it would delay a key component of the healthcare law. The delay has prompted House Republicans to scrutinize the decision and question whether the administration possesses the authority to do so.
The highly anticipated sequel to Despicable Me hit theaters on July 3 treating audiences to another hilarious and family-friendly film. Ripe with the same loveable characters from the original, Despicable Me 2 proves to be a wonderful film for the family.
Canadians in Alberta found out the hard way that no right is fundamental to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. When the police evacuated residents’ homes as a result of flooding last month and told residents that they would have to wait for permission to return, homeowners were angry enough. But to make matters worse, many of them found that the police seized a “large quantity of firearms” from the evacuated homes.
St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson has called for drones to patrol within a year in an effort to better patrol the city’s highest crime areas. The proposal has drawn ire from privacy advocates.
According to the Treasury Department’s Inspector General J. Russell George, there is no evidence that the Internal Revenue Service targeted liberal organizations. The assertion comes as a striking blow to Democrats who have defended the agency in recent weeks asserting that conservative groups were not the only ones being targeted by the IRS.
Food Network star Paula Deen has been dumped by her network following a racism scandal which began with a lawsuit filed by Lisa Jackson, a Caucasian woman in her 40s, against Deen and Deen’s brother, Bubba Hiers. Jackson’s lawsuit alleged that Deen had been guilty of using the “n-word,” sexual harassment, and infliction of emotional distress on Jackson while Jackson was working at Uncle Bubba’s Seafood and Oyster House in Savannah, Georgia, from 2005 to 2010 as the general manager.
Google is challenging the federal government over gag orders on data requests, asserting that it has a constitutional right to speak about information it has been compelled to hand over to the government. On Tuesday, Google issued a legal filing wherein it invoked the First Amendment’s free speech protection against the longstanding gag orders over the data requests in an effort to revamp its reputation in the aftermath of news about the National Security Agency’s Internet surveillance.
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that an Arizona law requiring proof of citizenship for voters is illegal. According to the court’s decision, states cannot require voters to prove they are American citizens because it violates a 1993 federal law that allows people to register to vote through a single form accepted by all states in which voter’s “swear” they are citizens of the United States.