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Supreme Court Rulings: Blow for Voting Rights, Victory for Gay Rights

Supreme Court Rulings: Blow for Voting Rights, Victory for Gay Rights

June has been an extremely busy news month. Everything from surveillance and privacy discussions, environmental discussion, abortion laws, a Senate race, and two important Supreme ...
Fleeing Opportunities Fleeting For Snowden

Edward Snowden Leaves Hong Kong, Location Unknown

The strange journey of Edward Snowden and his actions leading up to this journey has made front pages in papers and blogs for the past two weeks now. The leaker—who worked as a contractor ...
President Obama Nominates James Comey As Next FBI Director

President Obama Nominates James Comey As Next FBI Director

Today in the Rose Garden, President Obama nominated James Comey as the next Director of the FBI. He is known for many other law enforcement highlights in his career: a role in taking ...
FBI Director Admits To "Very Seldom" Drone Use In The U.S

FBI Director Admits To “Very Seldom” Drone Use In The U.S

Picture Credit: Reuters When asked about drones being used in the U.S, how much did FBI Director Robert Mueller say they were used? One would hope “none at all” or “not at all”, ...
Facebook Lifts The Ban on Posting Graphic Videos

Facebook and Microsoft Release Government Request Numbers

Recently Google, Facebook, and Microsoft have petitioned the U.S government to allow for them to share the nature of their PRISM involvement in a means to be more transparent with ...
U.S To Provide Weaponry to Syrian Rebels

U.S To Provide Weaponry to Syrian Rebels

Photo Credit: Getty Images Thursday saw The White House state that Syria crossed the “red line” after using chemical weapons in the ongoing civil war there. As a result, President ...
Snowden Applies For Six More Country As Options Dry Up

Snowden Still In China, Says U.S Has Targeted China and Hong Kong

Picture Credit: AP/The Guardian (Ewen MacAskill) NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden appears to still be in Hong Kong and said that the U.S has been hacking and watching Hong Kong and ...
NJ Senator Looking To Pass Phone Search Law In The Case of Driving Accidents

NJ Senator Looking To Pass Phone Search Law In The Case of Driving Accidents

State Senator James Holzapfel (R-New Jersey) wants to push a law through that allows for police to seize and search mobile phones in order to pinpoint if phone activity—talking and/or ...
Fleeing Opportunities Fleeting For Snowden

Snowden Eyes Other Countries For Asylum

Intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden is holding out in Hong Kong as a means of escaping the federal and legal wrath of the U.S after revealing information about the NSA and related ...
Illinois Concealed Carry

Illinois Concealed Carry Soon to Pass?

Illinois, the only state that actually requires a FOID card in order to purchase and own a firearm, just might be passing a new law that will allow concealed carry. Madison County ...