What Does Sony’s Pulling ‘The Interview’ Mean for Free Speech?

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Matthew Rozsa believes North Korea’s threat to Sony challenges the very essence of our democratic freedoms.

We Agree. No Drugs, Alcohol, Sex for kids, but Guns OK?

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With all the controls we put in place to protect our kids and manage their behavior while young, why are we allowing them to use deadly firearms?

Is Suing and/or Impeaching the President Appropriate or Cheap Politics?

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Should suing the President be limited and impeachment reserved for the constitutional definition of “treason,bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors”?

A Kinder, Modernized Second Amendment

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Are threats and intimidation the M.O. of gun rights activists? Chris Hicke delves into one of the more divisive topics facing our nation today.

1996: Guyhood … the Early Years (Part 1)

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While you chewed your Betty Rubble vitamin, what else happened in 1996?

Why “Hang Obama For Treason” Sums Up The Tea Party’s Message

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A Florida candidate for local office recently said President Obama should go “straight to the gallows”. Paul Blest on what he meant and why no one should be surprised.

Ten Travesties of Justice in 2013

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Every year, stories emerge that serve as a reminder that the American system of justice means injustice for too many, with some receiving little or no punishment for egregious offenses, while others receive harsh or faulty punishment for much less. Here are some of the worst injustices of 2013:

Going Home to Newtown

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This post first ran on Dec. 20, 2012, one week after the tragedy of Newtown, as Sean Beaudoin returned to his hometown and grappled with what had happened.

The Conspiracy Theorists Among Us

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Shows like Scandal and House of Cards make for interesting entertainment, but they tell us little about how politics actually works.

Can We Talk About Guns Now?

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There is an ongoing slaughter in America that is a result of the easy access and availability of guns. Should we change something 220 years later?

A Jury of One’s Peers and Other Lies

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Intelligent men and women must not avoid jury duty. Please consider what happens when you do, writes Andrew Scott.

Judge Rules Discrimination in Crackdown on Illegal Immigration

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A federal judge ruled that Joe Arpaio was violating the constitutional rights of Latino drivers by targeting them and using their ethnicity to influence legal decisions in his attempts to crack down on illegal immigration.

Georgia Town Sued for Forcing Gun Ownership on Residents

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A city ordinance requiring all heads of household to own both a firearm and ammunition has many advocates of gun control up in arms.

Carrying Guns on Pennsylvania Campuses May be OK

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Though many schools have umbrella policies to ban all weapons, some universities are allowing firearms to avoid possible lawsuits.

Free Guns for Everyone: Printable Plastic Firearms

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Less than a week remains before Cody Wilson releases the files that will allow people to literally print their own guns at home.

Ohio ACLU Claims Courts Have Revived the ‘Debtors Prison’

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Many are now calling for “statewide reform.”