Tags » Government

Little Rock Look Back: City Takes Possession of Robinson Auditorium

On January 25, 1940, the City of Little Rock officially took complete possession of the Joseph Taylor Robinson Memorial Auditorium. By assuming custody of the structure from the contractor and the PWA, the City accepted responsibility for any of the remaining work to be completed.   170 more words

History

Measure to ban kids under 12 from gun shows introduced

New York State Assemblywoman Linda B. Rosenthal wants persons under 12 barred from gun shows for the sake of curbing future gun violence. (Photo: assembly.state.ny.us… 114 more words

Government

SUPREME COURT WILL HEAR CHALLENGE TO OKLAHOMA EXECUTION DRUG

Legal challenge says lethal drug amounts to cruel and unusual punishment

Image Credits: Wikimedia Commons

A week after the Supreme Court by a 5-4 vote cleared the way for an Oklahoma man to be executed using a controversial drug, the justices agreed to hear a legal challenge that the drug amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. 117 more words

Government

KANSAS SENATE BILL WOULD LET ANY LEGAL GUN OWNER SECRETLY CARRY WITHOUT PERMIT

The state Senate is poised to pass a bill that would allow any Kansan who can legally own a gun to carry it concealed in public. 131 more words

Government

HOW THE CIA MADE GOOGLE

Inside the secret network behind mass surveillance, endless war, and Skynet

In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris, western governments are moving fast to legitimize expanded powers of mass surveillance and controls on the internet, all in the name of fighting terrorism. 11,259 more words

Government