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The Virtue of Libertarian Consistency

Many on the Right of the political spectrum sincerely believe that they hold libertarian views. They might be close on some economic matters, but only some, and not on a host of social issues.  1,236 more words


McCrory asks Cooper to oppose transgender bathroom lawsuit

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Attorney General Roy Cooper has rejected a call by Governor Pat McCrory to side with a Virginia school district against a discrimination lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union that would allow a transgender high school student to use the men’s bathroom. 106 more words


Court: Targeted killings memos can be kept secret

NEW YORK (AP) – A federal appeals court says the U.S. government can keep secret various memos related to its legal justification for using drones to kill citizens suspected of terrorism overseas. 122 more words


Black Kansas leaders meet for first time, discuss platform issues

TOPEKA (KSNT) – The St. John’s African Methodist Episcopal Church hosted a landmark meeting Saturday.

For the first time the Kansas Black Leadership Council (KBLC) met to vote as a group on which issues they’d support for the upcoming legislative session. 426 more words

Judge Allows Warrantless Evidence In Denver-Area Terror Case

DENVER (AP) — The National Security Agency’s warrantless surveillance programs have the potential for abuse but did not violate the constitutional rights of a suspect in a Denver-area terror case who argued that government spying has gone too far, a federal judge ruled. 439 more words


Abbott’s Refugee Policy Has Some Fearing Racial Profiling

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AUSTIN (KRLD-AM) – Governor Greg Abbott’s latest directive to state agencies not to comply with the Federal Refugee Resettlement Program is drawing both questions and criticism. 181 more words


ACLU Support of Syrian Refugee Resettlement

Some U.S. governors and elected officials have attempted to draw a link between the tragedy in Paris and the admission and resettlement of Syrian refugees in the United States. 55 more words