• CA looks to ban Confederate flag

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. CULLMAN, Ala. — California is looking to bar the “Stars and Bars.” A bill sits on Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk to ban California from displaying or selling the Confederate flag or objects with images of | Read More »

  • M. Stanton Evans to be honored by Heartland Institute

    Conservative legend and frequent Human Events contributor, M. Stanton Evans, will be honored at the Heartland Institute’s anniversary dinner next week. From Heartland: CHICAGO – He worked 13 years with American conservative icon William F. Buckley, wrote the culture-changing Young | Read More »

  • Hawaii investigates election day debacles

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. HONOLULU — Three Hawaii lawmakers called on the State Elections Commission to fire Chief Elections Officer Scott Nago Friday during a standing room-only commission meeting. They were among several people outraged over recent debacles surrounding | Read More »

  • Mom arrested for cursing in a grocery store

    The Heritage Foundation’s Daily Signal reports: Cursing while shopping for frozen pizzas could send you to jail in North Augusta, S.C. Danielle Wolf, a young mother, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after using profanity during a recent trip to her | Read More »

  • EPA forced to retreat on radiation limits

    This article originally appeared on heartland.org. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is raising by a factor of 350 what it considers to be the threshold for safe radiation exposure, Jon Utley reported at Reason.com. The higher threshold belatedly rectifies overly | Read More »

  • 7 side effects of legal pot in Colorado

    The Heritage Foundation’s Daily Signal released the following list of seven harmful side effects the legalization of marijuana has caused in Colorado: 1. The majority of DUI drug arrests involve marijuana and 25 to 40 percent were marijuana alone. 2. | Read More »

  • Govt: Host gay wedding or pay $13,000 fine

    The Heritage Foundation’s Daily Signal reports the following: The New York State Division of Human Rights doesn’t see things this way. On August 8, it fined Cynthia and Robert Gifford $13,000 for acting on their belief that marriage is the union of a | Read More »

  • 10 things you didn’t know about the Heartland Institute

    CHICAGO – When it comes to free market solution to social and economic problems, Chicago’s Heartland Institute’s research and information is the first place many researchers and lawmakers look. Heartland Institute been at the forefront of developing and promoting free | Read More »

  • Iowa court prohibits webcam abortions

    From the Thomas More Society: Thomas More Society submitted amicus brief and research in support of protecting women’s health (August 19, 2014 – Des Moines, IA) – Polk County District Court Judge Jeffrey Farrell has upheld the Iowa Board of | Read More »

  • College Board won’t reveal its AP U.S. history authors

    This article originally appeared on heartland.org. Who wrote the Declaration of Independence? The Second Continental Congress assigned that responsibility to a committee that included Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Roger Sherman, and Robert Livingston. After discussing the general outline | Read More »

  • Planned Parenthood accused of corruption

    Americans United for Life (AUL) released the following: WASHINGTON, D.C. (08-15-14) Americans United for Life filed an amicus brief in support of a petition for rehearing in the whistleblower case, Gonzalez ex rel. U.S. v. Planned Parenthood of Los Angeles, asking the Ninth Circuit | Read More »

  • Will Florida say yes to medical marijuana?

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. MIAMI — As November’s Election Day draws near, the debate over legalizing medical marijuana is heating up as opposition campaigns get cranking. “We believe the unintended consequences of Amendment 2 are serious and numerous | Read More »

  • 83 percent of Americans support official English

    ProEnglish, a leading advocate of official English, released the following report: The well-respected polling company Rasmussen Reports has a brand new poll out, and the results are encouraging for supporters of our common English language. The poll, conducted on August | Read More »

  • U.S. Supreme Court must rule on Pro-Life license plates

    From the Thomas More Society: (Thursday, August 14, 2014 – Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday, the Thomas More Society filed an amicus brief urging the United States Supreme Court to hear a case involving “Choose Life” license plates, in order to resolve disputes among lower | Read More »

  • EPA blames Texas for Illinois air pollution

    This article originally appeared on heartland.org. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is blaming power plants in Texas for Illinois air pollution and is using the accusation to justify restrictions on Texas power plants. EPA claims its cross-state pollution rule, intended | Read More »

  • Michigan residents approve pro-growth tax cut

    This article originally appeared on heartland.org. Michigan voters in August overwhelmingly approved Proposal 1, a measure to cut personal property taxes—taxes levied on businesses for equipment and machinery—by about $500 million a year. In addition, the 69 percent to 31 | Read More »

  • Sheriff’s race a big win for First, Second amendments

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. MADISON, Wis. — Tuesday night in Milwaukee County saw a huge victory for the First and Second amendments, and a stunning defeat of the left’s big money dump and its hypocritical “dark money” mantra. Milwaukee | Read More »

  • Mississippi may eliminate corporate franchise tax

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. If Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves has his way, one of the state’s most onerous taxes may be on the chopping block. The Republican wants the Senate to look at tax cuts this legislative session, | Read More »

  • Pro-Life group promotes National Day of Remembrance

    From the Pro-Life Action League: Chicago’s Pro-Life Action League is producing the National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children, locally and across the nation.  September 13 marks National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children at Gravesites Citizens for a Pro-life Society, Priests | Read More »

  • Florida lawmakers’ personal wealth keeps growing

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. MIAMI — For some Florida legislators, politics is more profitable than business. Especially if you serve on the governor’s cabinet. Financial statements filed with the Florida Ethics Commission shows some politicians grew their personal | Read More »