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Standing matters: Americans should have right to sue to deport illegal aliens

A new Center for Immigration Studies ( cis.org) report proposes an idea worth serious consideration: Change immigration law so that Americans can sue for deportation of illegal and criminal aliens who harm them. The report notes how the Obama adminis ...

The cellphone decision: A seminal ruling

The case before the U.S. Supreme Court was as fundamental as the Constitution is clear: May police, without a warrant, search digital information on a cellphone confiscated from an arrested individual? In a rare spate of 9-0 constitutional comity, th ...

Court: Ground Zero Cross makes atheists sick? So what?

A previous U.S. Supreme Court decision on public prayer may thwart atheists' efforts to remove the famous steel-beam cross from the National September 11 Memorial Museum. American Atheists, Inc. filed suit to keep the so-called Ground Zero Cross from ...

Rules for everyone but Conyers

John Conyers did not do the simplest part of his job. And for his failure, a federal judge rewarded the incumbent Michigan congressman. The judge allowed Conyers to remain on the primary ballot even though he didn't legally gather the number of signa ...

Supreme Court refuses media source case

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A reporter who has been ordered to testify at the trial of a former CIA officer accused of disclosing classified information lost his bid Monday to get the Supreme Court to clarify whether journalists have a right to protect their ...

Atheist Group Sues to Force Removal of Veterans' Peace Cross

BLADENSBURG -- Fred Edwords remembers the first time he saw the giant cross rising over this small town in Prince George's County. The Peace Cross, as it's known locally, commemorates the county's World War I dead. A plaque at the base of the 40-foot ...

Huckabee points the way: Impeach tyrannical judges

Contrary to public myth, federal judges are not appointed for life – they can be impeached. Republicans want you to believe they are powerless, but they can do it. They don't lack the means – they lack only the courage. "The Governor should call a sp ...

Death by Illegal Alien

On the eve of an illegal immigrant's sentencing in her son's killing, the tears flowed as Maureen Maloney wrote a heart-wrenching letter asking the judge to hand down the "lengthiest sentence possible" to the man who dragged Matthew Denice to death w ...

The Banana Republic of Massachusetts?

Like most of the rest of the United States, Massachusetts is fast becoming a banana republic -- minus the bananas. Tomorrow, we'll find out just how far gone the state is, when Judge David Ricciardone in Worcester hands down his sentence on an illega ...

Progress in the affirmative

The U.S. Supreme Court accelerated America's glacial movement toward a "color-blind" society last week by upholding a Michigan ban on affirmative action in public colleges and universities. The court's Schuette v. BAMN ruling is likely to influence o ...


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