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Court of Appeals strikes down Cop Video recording ban

http://www.tjcenter.org

First Circuit Court of Appeals finds that a state law banning recording of police officers in public is unconstitutional

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Neighbors rally to gardener's side following anonymous complaint

http://host.madison.com

Michael Martin is used to getting compliments on the botanical bonanza he has cultivated, mulched and pampered along his leafy, residential lot on the Near West Side.

But one anonymous complaint set Madison's inspection apparatus in motion and kept Martin in thrall for two weeks, an experience that mustered supportive neighbors.

"I know the city has to respond, and all this is complaint-driven, but they don't have to act on it," she said. "Too many people can use that as a way to get back at their neighbor. One anonymous complaint can be very manipulative."

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Huffington Post article in favor for Ron Paul

http://www.huffingtonpost.com

Huffington Post writer urges democrats and independents to become "Blue Republicans" temporarily to help get Ron Paul elected.

Great read. Writer hits all the salient points o make his case.

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NM hero who saved girl says he’s an illegal immigrant

http://www.washingtonpost.com

The man who chased down a suspected child abductor and saved a 6-year-old girl from what could have been a horrible fate was honored as a hero Friday. But he is also gaining a new kind of celebrity: as a poster child of sorts for immigration rights in state and national immigration debates.

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New Low: Only 17% Say U.S. Government Has Consent of the Governed

http://www.rasmussenreports.com

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 17% of Likely U.S. Voters think the federal government today has the consent of the governed. Sixty-nine percent (69%) believe the government does not have that consent. Fourteen percent (14%) are undecided.

The number of voters who feel the government has the consent of the governed - a foundational principle, contained in the Declaration of Independence - is down from 23% in early May and has fallen to its lowest level measured yet.

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Nobody runs for office in small N.C. town

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In the North Carolina town of Tar Heel, residents won’t have to worry about Big Government. It’s looking like No Government. Nobody’s on the ballot for November elections, a county elections official told CNN Monday.

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Orlando Food Not Bombs - City Hall Gives In .. A Touch

http://articles.orlandosentinel.com

The Food Sharing event held by Orlando Food Not Bombs took place a City Hall yesterday evening. The FNB group, a few homeless individuals and several individuals from the Orlando Liberty Activist crew visited the City Council meeting earlier this week with great success. The result .. The City Of Orlando has agreed to let FNB share food on its steps, without a permit and without continued arrests, just so long as they don't share food in the park.

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Planned Parenthood Defunded In New Hampshire

http://www.huffingtonpost.com

Until July 1, a low-income New Hampshire woman paid an average of $5 to fill a birth control pill prescription at any of the state's six Planned Parenthood clinics. She might have even gotten the birth control for free, depending on her poverty level.

But since the New Hampshire Executive Council voted to cancel the state's contract with Planned Parenthood, a woman now has to pay anywhere from $40 to over $100 for birth control pills at a regular pharmacy.

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Arizona Police Hacked Again: Anonymous's AntiSec Suspected

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A second computer hacking attack in as many weeks against Arizona state police targeted the personal email accounts of some of its officers, an official confirmed Wednesday.

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Police Officer who arrested a kid for recording him suspended

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entire department must go through additional training.

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L.A. traffic cameras may get the red light

http://www.latimes.com

Citing costs and safety issues, the Police Commission votes to shut the cameras down. Unless the City Council intervenes, their use at 32 intersections could end within weeks.

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Fed-Up Judges dismissing cases, giving homes back to homeowners

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Daily News @ RevolutionNews.US - Angry and exasperated by faulty foreclosure documents, judges throughout Florida are hitting back by increasingly dismissing cases and boldly accusing lawyers of "fraud upon the court."

A Palm Beach Post review of cases in state and appellate courts found judges are routinely dismissing cases for questionable paperwork. Although in most cases the bank is allowed to refile the case with the appropriate documents, in a growing number of cases judges are awarding homeowners their homes free and clear after finding fraud upon the court.

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Willie Nelson's NH Teapot Party

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Willie Nelson wants American marijuana smokers to join together and form the Teapot Party: "Our motto: We lean sharply towards liberty." Serious Volunteers?....please email us at volunteer@nhteapotparty.org

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Restaurant won't serve TSA agents

http://consumerist.com

Fed up with what he views as crappy treatment from the TSA, the owner of a restaurant near Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has decided to put all TSA agents on his No-Eat List.

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WikiLeaks' Julian Assange awarded Sydney peace medal

http://www.news.com.au

IN the estimation of the Sydney Peace Foundation, Australian Wikileaks founder Julian Assange stands alongside the Dalai Lama and Nelson Mandela.

As he outrages and embarrasses world leaders by leaking secret US diplomatic cables - and continues to face down allegations of sex offences - Mr Assange has been chosen by the foundation to receive a rare gold medal for peace with justice.

Read more: http://www.news.com.au/breaking-news/julian-assange-awarded-sydney-peace...

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You Can Now Photograph Government Buildings Without Being Shot

http://gizmodo.com

Homeland security releases document telling officers to allow photography of government buildings. The document says, ""officers should not seize the camera or its contents, and must be cautious not to give such 'orders' to a photographer to erase the contents of a camera, as this constitutes a seizure or detention."

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NJ Legislation Would Ban TSA Scanners and...

http://www.senatenj.com

New Jersey Senator Michael Doherty (R-Warren, Hunterdon) announced today that he has introduced three pieces of legislation drafted to eliminate any immunity TSA agents might enjoy when violating New Jersey law during unnecessary and invasive airport screenings:

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Sanford Airport to opt out of TSA screening

http://wdbo.com

The backlash continues over those new TSA screening measures, and now one Central Florida airport has decided to go with a private security screening firm.

Orlando Sanford International Airport has decided to opt out from TSA screening.

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Cordova Christians put out welcome mat for new mosque

http://www.commercialappeal.com

Thought it might be nice for some good news for a change. New York City is losing it's collective mind over a mosque at ground zero (it's actually 5 blocks away), while a church in Memphis has welcomed their Islamic neighbors and is even allowing them to use their church facilities for prayer during Ramadan while they wait for their new Islamic Center to be built.

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Netherlands to close 8 prisons due to lack of criminals

http://www.nrc.nl

The Dutch justice ministry has announced it will close eight prisons and cut 1,200 jobs in the prison system. A decline in crime has left many cells empty.
During the 1990s the Netherlands faced a shortage of prison cells, but a decline in crime has since led to overcapacity in the prison system. The country now has capacity for 14,000 prisoners but only 12,000 detainees.

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