On September 8, 2019, former Maine Senator Eric Brakey revealed that September 17 will be his campaign's launch date. That Constitution Day will kickoff his congressional campaign for Maine's 2nd Congressional District. On Twitter, he stated  "On...
Oregon Live reports that a judge in Oregon has thrown out evidence acquired by Portland gang enforcement officers during a warrantless search of a rental car. This gun and drug evidence led to a man's...
President Trump fired John Bolton on Tuesday after fundamental disagreements on foreign policy issues regarding Iran, North Korea, and Afghanistan. Trump made his announcement on Twitter: I informed John Bolton last night that his services are no...
Broward County in Florida is reforming its marijuana possession policies. The Sun Sentinel reported that the Broward State Attorney’s Office rolled out a new rule now requiring a 3-gram minimum for marijuana possession cases. This is...
Last week, San Jose, California Mayor Sam Liccardo penned an op-ed on the Washington Post to push a plan to force law-abiding gun owners in his city to buy firearms insurance. Under Liccardo's proposal, gun owners...
Hong Kong demonstrators have continued to take to the streets since they started protesting City Executive Carrie Lam's extradition bill in June. NPR reported on one notable incident which took place on Saturday, August 31, 2019,...
On September 5, 2019, Robert Francis "Beto" O'Rourke promised to confiscate semi-automatic firearms from law-abiding Americans if he is elected as president. The presidential candidate made his anti-gun statement on the campaign trail in Charlottesville, Virginia. O'Rourke...
The Alton Daily News reports that the parent company of an Illinois-based grocery store chain claimed that Illinois’ biometric privacy law is unconstitutional because the government is not required to comply with it. Albertsons Companies Inc.,...
Last year, Maryland became the second state in America —the first being California — to prohibit retail pet stores from selling puppies and kittens. Animal rights advocates argue that this ban will help lower demand for...
An attorney is suing Michigan's State Bar to abolish the requirement placed on all practicing lawyers to join the bar and pay its mandatory dues. USA Today reports that Lucille Taylor, of Laingsburg, Michigan, filed a...
According to a report from the Reporter Newspapers, Home Depot is the latest major retailer that was found incorrectly charging a higher Atlanta sales tax within the city of Sandy Springs. This represents another example of ZIP...
LCN previously reported on an important tax reform which the Trump administration passed that would bring more accountability to the IRS when dealing with property seizures. This was a solid reform for taxpayers nationwide. For many...
On September 3, 2019, Wal-Mart caved to anti-gun pressure. Wal-Mart CEO Doug McMillion announced that Wal-Mart would ban handgun ammo, handgun sales (which Wal-Mart only does in Alaska), .223./.556 ammo, and open carry on its premises. McMillion...
Even after Congress abolished debtors' prisons in 1833, and the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that they were unconstitutional in 1983, thousands of Americans still get imprisoned for failing to pay debts to the state. However, that...
USA Today reports that a judge in Williamson County, Tennessee struck down a law which limits how much money victims can receive in tort cases. Circuit Court Judge Michael Binkley overturned the limit on compensatory damages...
Daniel McAdams, the Executive Director for the Ron Paul Institute, was permanently suspended on August 29, 2019. The reason? McAdams called conservative commentator Sean Hannity "retarded" in a Twitter comment. McAdams was watching Hannity for the first time...
Staff attorneys at the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation filed a class action lawsuit on August 27, 2019 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, which challenges Ohio’s enforcement...
U.S. budgets are exploding. And Washington D.C. doesn't seem to care. The Sandhills Express reports that the Congressional Budget Office is putting deficit estimates at $960 billion this year before going above $1 trillion in 2020. This is...