Debate: Is Individual Gun Ownership at Stake in This Election? | Opinion

It is well-settled law that private firearm ownership is a right guaranteed by the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. However, in the 2008 Supreme Court case of D.C. v. Heller, the late Justice Antonin Scalia wrote for the 5-4 Court majority that “Like most rights, the right secured by the Second Amendment is not […]

Individual Gun Ownership Is Not at Stake in This Election | Opinion

Because over 40,000 Americans die each year, and 100,000 more are injured, due to largely preventable gun violence. Women in America are nearly 16 times more likely to die by gun violence than in other high-income countries. Guns kill more U.S. children each year than does cancer. Every thirty minutes, a child under 19 years […]

Donald Trump says he would make Ted Cruz a Supreme Court justice as he unveils new shortlist of 20 candidates including GOP senator Tom Cotton who immediately promises to overturn Roe v. Wade

Trump´s rival for the presidency, Joe Biden, has promised to nominate a Black woman to the high court if given the chance. Biden, too, has said he´s working on a list of potential nominees, but the campaign has given no indication that it will release names before the November election. Democrats believe doing so would […]

Militias say they protect rights, critics call it a sham.

Conspiracy theories arose from those two events, and militias began to form around the idea that the federal government couldn’t be trusted, that it had too much power. In the United States, these are considered unorganized militias, unlike the National Guard and the Naval Militia, which are organized militia, according to the U.S. Militia Act […]

‘I will NOT back down’: Boris Johnson defies EU fury at threat to ‘tear up’ Brexit divorce terms on Northern Ireland after Michel Barnier warns it would mean NO trade deal – but PM says that would still be a ‘good outcome’ for the UK

‘It is a very blunt instrument,’ the insider told the FT. ‘The bill will explicitly say the government reserves the right to set its own regime, directly setting up UK law in opposition with obligations under the withdrawal agreement, and in full cognisance that this will breach international law.’

Brexit: Labour amendment supporting second referendum put on hold

“I hope they will not push their amendment to a vote on Tuesday,” Campbell wrote. “I think the public needs to see very clearly that even though the ticking clock may have reduced the majority against Mrs May’s deal from the stratospheric level 230 of January, it continues to lack the parliamentary support needed to […]

Should Undocumented Immigrants Receive Stimulus Checks? Trump Says No, Vermont Says Yes

As Vermont’s bill heads to the state Senate for a vote, legislators in Washington, D.C., are attempting to put together another relief package of their own. A second round of economic impact payments has bipartisan support both on Capitol Hill and among everyday Americans and President Donald Trump is willing to use $300 million for […]

Connecticut: David X. Sullivan — ‘I’m a Rule of Law Candidate’

“A lot of people have asked me about my position as a federal prosecutor, and I’ve been very concerned about the rioting, and the unrest,” he said. “Yes, I believe in the First Amendment and peaceful protest and assembly. But what we’re seeing right now with rioting, with the violence, with the killings, with the […]

Defiant Brits jet out to Spain to avoid losing thousands despite quarantine and Boris Johnson’s second wave warning

The FCO is not advising those already travelling in Spain to leave at this time. Travellers should follow the advice of the local authorities on how best to protect themselves and others, including any measures that they bring in to control the virus. You should contact your tour operator or airline if you have any […]

Minister says he would resign over Brexit bill if law is broken ‘in way I find unacceptable’

He also dismissed the idea that Brussels would block food deliveries to Northern Ireland, adding: “The British government is behaving in an extraordinary way and British people need to know that, because outside of Britain the reputation of the UK as a trusted negotiating partner is being damaged.”