California residents, typically oblivious to events east of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, owe a debt of gratitude to the folks in Wisconsin, writes Steven Greenhut. Had Wisconsin voters replaced Gov. Scott Walker and other Republican officials, the message would have been heard nationwide: Pension reform, and efforts to rein in the public-sector union power at the root of the problem, would be dead for years. The time has now come for Californians to follow the Badger State and have their own defining debate over unions, or watch helplessly as cities go under and services deteriorate.
The Eighth Amendment prohibition against excessive fines and fees applies to states as well, SCOTUS rules, opening a new way to challenge outlandish forfeitures.
You might want to think twice about putting that new gun on your credit card.
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.
The senator from Massachusetts thinks more Americans should join the military. Why?
California Tried To Fine a Company $10,000 for Ordering Blind People Ubers and Lyfts Without a Permit
GoGo Grandparent gives people without smartphones a way to use rideshare services. Regulators think that's a problem.