Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told a crowd of law school students that if taxes in the U.S. become too high then people “should revolt.”
Vice President Joe Biden’s May 2012 comments expressing support for same-sex marriage were not planned as a trial balloon for public opinion, but instead sparked “chaos” in the White House ahead of the November presidential election, according to a new book on the legalization of gay marriage.
A federal judge on Tuesday struck down Oklahoma’s gay marriage ban, ruling that it violates the U.S. Constitution.
Governments that try to force citizens to decide between a free press and national security create a “false choice” that weakens democracy, and journalists must fight increasing government overreach that has had a chilling effect on efforts to hold leaders accountable, the president and CEO of The Associated Press said.
The Justice Department violated its own rules when it secretly seized records for thousands of phone calls to and from journalists for The Associated Press as part of a leak investigation, the head of the company said Wednesday.
The Kentucky Senate has overwhelmingly passed a bill that would prohibit Kentucky from enforcing any federal gun control laws if they’re enacted.