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US government acknowledges it “crossed the line” on torture

For many years, the US government has said it respects, protects, and promotes human rights here at home and all over the world.  However,...

California could release up to 10,000 nonviolent offenders

As part of a proposition California passed on Tuesday, the state could see up to 10,000 incarcerated people eligible for early release. Proposition 47, known in...

90-Year-Old WW2 Vet, 2 Christian Pastors Facing Jail Time for Feeding...

"One of the police officers said, 'Drop that plate right now,' as if I were carrying a weapon," said 90-year-old World War II veteran...

Amid Protests, Sheriff Ends Participation in “No Refusal” Blood-Draw Checkpoints

An article posted last week on BenSwann.com noted that police in Clark County, OH were planning to and, on Friday, eventually did conduct "no...

East TN Mother Jailed for Having Overgrown Bushes in Her Yard

Over the summer, East Tennessee resident Karen Holloway fell behind on her yard maintenance. She told WVLT Local 8 News, "With my husband going...

VIDEO: Woman defends elderly man from police who she defines as...

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 8, 2014-- Last week, two Washington Metro Police officers confronted an elderly African-American man in the streets of an affluent D.C....

CA Governor Vetoes Bill Prohibiting Warrantless Drone Spying

Given the fact that unmanned drones provide law enforcement agencies with unprecedented spying capabilities, unimaginable by the authors of the Constitution and the Bill...

S.C. State Trooper Shoots Man Over Seat Belt Violation

Police have shot another unarmed man. This time it was in South Carolina, and the victim was being pulled over for a seat belt...

Getty Photographer Arrested by Ferguson Police

On Monday, Ferguson Police arrested Scott Olson, a veteran photographer for Getty Images. Olson's arrest marks the second time journalists have been arrested while covering the...

Mike Huckabee Joins Rising Chorus Against Police Militarization

The socially-conservative former Governor Mike Huckabee is hardly known for his libertarian positions on the issues. In fact, he once referred to libertarianism as...

Raw Video: Ferguson Police Gas News Crew

Ferguson, MO - Ferguson police fired tear gas near AL JAZEERA AMERICA TV news crew's vehicles Wednesday night.   The news crew was forced to flee...

A Bill by Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner Could Finally Eliminate The ATF

A bill proposed by U.S. Representative Jim Sensenbrenner would eliminate the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). Sensenbrenner cited operational failure, as...
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VIDEO: CHP Officer Brutally Assaults Woman on California Freeway

Los Angeles- The violent assault of a woman on a Los Angeles freeway was caught on a cell phone camera Tuesday evening by a...
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GRAPHIC VIDEO: Salinas Police Shoot & Kill Man On Busy Street...

Salinas, Cal.- Police officers in Salinas, California shot and killed a man they allege swung garden shears at them on a busy street corner. The...

Why Is the USDA Attempting To Buy Sub-Machine Guns?

Washington, D.C.- In an ongoing trend of militarization of federal agencies, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it was looking to procure...
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DEA Agent Accused of Assaulting Woman With M-16 During Synthetic Drug...

Alpine, Texas- The Drug Enforcement Agency, in coordination with Customs/Border Protection, began a nationwide synthetic drug takedown called “Project Synergy Phase II” serving 200...

Pennsylvania Supreme Court: No Warrant Needed to Search Citizens’ Vehicles

Philadelphia, May 2, 2014- The Pennsylvania Supreme court, in a 4-2 decision, has issued a ruling that police officers are not required to obtain...

VIDEO: Citizen Predicts Ominous Implications From the Bundy Ranch Siege at...

Clark County, Nev., April 12, 2014- At a recent Moapa County Town Board meeting held to discuss the Bundy Ranch siege, a citizen gave a rousing...

VIDEO: Constitutional Sheriff Mack Speaks on Bundy Ranch Standoff as...

Clark County, Nev., April 10, 2014- On Tuesday, Nevada Governor Sandoval released a statement condemning some of the actions of the Bureau of Land...

VIDEO: Federal Agents Assault Bundy Family & Protestors With Tazers and...

The standoff between a Nevada family and federal agents intensified Wednesday when a violent altercation occurred. As we have reported, hundreds of federal agents...