New Hampshire governor vetoes ‘restrictive’ voter ID law
Topics: new hampshire ♦ New Hampshire governor vetoes ♦ photo identification
New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch (D) on Thursday vetoed a bill that would have required voters to present a government-issued photo identification before casting a ballot.
“The right to vote is a fundamental right that is guaranteed to all citizens of this State under the United States and New Hampshire Constitutions,” he said. “Our election laws must be designed to encourage and facilitate voting by all eligible voters in New Hampshire.”Read more »
Former TSA Agent Arrested For Demonstrating Pat Down
A former TSA agent in Ft. Myers, Fla., who received a pat down she found intrusive is heading to court in early July to protest misdemeanor battery charges after she demonstrated on a security supervisor to complain about the way she was touched.
Carol Price, of Bonita Springs, Fla., was traveling on United Airlines from Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers to Cleveland, Ohio on April 20, en route to her brother's funeral in Cincinnati.Read more »
House Dems focus on gun control in Fast and Furious hearing
House Democrats, attempting to shield Attorney General Eric Holder from a contempt citation today, made a call for enhanced gun control laws the focus of their statements during the hearing this morning.Read more »
Wisconsin recall highlights elections in 6 states
The gubernatorial recall vote in Wisconsin highlights Tuesday’s elections. Five other states are conducting presidential primaries, although Republican Mitt Romney and Democrat Barack Obama already have collected enough delegates to win their parties’ nominations. Those races and other highlights of voting:Read more »
Wisconsin Recall 2012: Scott Walker, Tom Barrett Face Off In Contest Over A Year In The Making
By SCOTT BAUER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
MADISON, Wis. — Following a brief but bruising campaign, both sides of the recall election targeting Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker are prepared for a razor-thin margin Tuesday as the Republican tries to become the first U.S. governor to successfully fend off a recall effort.Read more »
How much do we really hate the TSA?
Editor's note: The Traveler's Psyche is a five-week series focusing on travel scenarios that stir emotion. We're starting with frustration and will wind up on a happy note in June. Next week, we'll look at relationships forged on the road.
(CNN) -- It's the kind of thing that seems to happen every day to innocent grandmas, teens and toddlers when they pass through the airport: Savannah Barry, a 16-year-old Type 1 diabetic, uses an insulin pump that can malfunction when exposed to technology used in airport screenings.Read more »
The Harm in Hate-Speech Laws
by David Gordon
Recently by David Gordon: Ralph Raico on Authentic Liberalism
The Harm in Hate Speech • By Jeremy Waldron • Harvard University Press, 2012 • vi + 292 pagesRead more »
When the Government Comes Knocking, Who Has Your Back?
EFF Charts the Privacy and Transparency Practices of the Internet's Biggest Companies
For Immediate Release: Thursday, May 31, 2012Read more »
FRONTLINE investigates how Al Qaeda and affiliated militants have seized areas in southern Yemen — and are winning some popular support.Read more »
Family of a Second Hawaii Prisoner Murdered in Mainland Prison Files Suit Against State of Hawaii and Corrections Corporation of America
Honolulu, HI – May 23, 2012 – For the second time in three months, the family of a Hawaii prisoner murdered at a private prison in Arizona filed a lawsuit against the State of Hawaii and Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) (NYSE: CXW).Read more »
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