The German government is considering new measures to fight extremism that would force social media companies to report hate speech to the government and to pass on the IP address of anyone posting hate speech. Social media companies are now only required to delete such posts. The proposal would also make it more difficult for German citizens to obtain firearms.
Their letter to Congress warns about inevitable abuses against religious and racial minorities.
The president's final batch of clemency actions includes commutations for dozens of nonviolent drug offenders.
Partisans who abandon constitutional principles because they prove inconvenient are in for a rude surprise when the other team wins.