Starting around 2006, various cities began arresting, fining, and otherwise oppressing private individuals and nonprofits that feed the homeless and less fortunate. In New York City, for example, Mayor Michael Bloomberg banned food donations to the homeless earlier this year "because the city can't assess their salt, fat and fiber content." Baylen Linnekin explains why these bans are unconstitutional, discriminatory, and wrongheaded.
The Eighth Amendment prohibition against excessive fines and fees applies to states as well, SCOTUS rules, opening a new way to challenge outlandish forfeitures.
"Anyone, regardless of age, accused of such disgraceful actions will be charged accordingly."
The Justice Department says Dennis Tuttle and Rhogena Nicholas were killed in an operation based on a fraudulent warrant triggered by a false report to police.
You might want to think twice about putting that new gun on your credit card.
The senator from Massachusetts thinks more Americans should join the military. Why?