School districts hire special investigators to follow kids home in order to verify their true residences.Read more »
In the last decade, New York drastically reduced its prison population and at the same time experienced a huge drop in crime. Indiana, on the other hand, drastically increased its prison population — and consequently the burden to taxpayers — while seeing a much smaller drop in crime than the national average.Read more »
Now, Dawkins, a Navy reservist and decorated Army combat photographer who served in Iraq, is in jail, charged with passport fraud. He's facing 10 years in prison for what could be a simple misunderstanding.Read more »
The law, passed last year as AB 962, would have banned mail order ammunition sales and required all purchases of so called “handgun ammunition” to be registered. In an unwritten ruling from the bench, Judge Jeffrey Hamilton found the law unconstitutionally vague on its face and issued an injunction against its enforcement. For now, at least, mail order ammunition sales to California residents can continue, and ammunition sales need not be registered under the law.Read more »
"SEATTLE -- Olivia Clark lived for only one hour. Doctors didn't even expect her to survive birth. Now her family has a hard time understanding why the King County Medical Examiner has to review her death and charge $50."Read more »
In California, a special program was designed to guard the safety of peace officers and judges by keeping their addresses private to protect them from criminals.
The program has since expanded to include legislators, city council members, county supervisors, prison employees, trial court workers, parking officers, Child Protective Services social workers, national park rangers, other groups, and their spouses and children, and even after they are no longer public employees.
A small Hawaiian island was forced to cancel Friday night football games indefinitely after the federal government threatened to prosecute high school athletic officials for not protecting an endangered bird.
So instead of playing high school football under the Friday night lights, teenagers in Kauai County are forced to endure dangerously hot conditions and play their games on Saturday afternoons.
John Paff, Chairman of the NJ Libertarian Open Government Advocacy Project (see http://njlp.org/news/partynews/opengovernment) describes how the Bridgeton, NJ Board of Education treats the public during their public meetings. He criticizes them for violations of Open Public Meeting Act violations.Read more »
A court paperwork oversight resulted in an erroneous warrant being issued for Cynthia Stanley's arrest. Her crime, sending a check into the Court which was accepted and entered by Court personnel on the day Cynthia's fine was due. Warrant was issued by the Court and served by two Amesbury police officers on the same day the fines were due/paid. Woman had to sit in jail for 4 hours.Read more »
Hard working capitalist legal immigrant being told to CEASE and DESIST by bureaucrat. She was turned in by a citizen that appears to be jealous of the success of our friend, the capitalist.Read more »
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