After militant Islamists killed 14 people in San Bernardino, some sheriffs and police chiefs are defying the party line and calling on citizens to arm themselves. Law enforcement's typical message is, "Call the police. Let the professionals handle things." But now a brave few have raised a call to arms, telling citizens that since police can't be everywhere at once, it is up to individuals to protect themselves and their communities until police can arrive.
Contained inside the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement are various provisions that would further erode America’s national sovereignty and independence.
In the wake of the recent release of the dashcam video showing the police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in Chicago last year, protesters are demanding the resignations of Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County prosecutor Anita Alvarez. Last week, the mayor fired Police Chief Garry McCarthy only days after saying Chicago's top cop had his support.
For a long time Americans have been under the rule of lawyers, with the belief that whatever five unelected judges on the Supreme Court say must go for 320 million citizens. But presidential candidate Ted Cruz has now challenged this status quo.
A federal judge has denied an application filed by Texas officials for a restraining order to block the federal government from resettling Syrian refugees in Texas.