Tag Archives: Law

Sessions Faces Tough Questions on Civil Forfeiture, a Practice That Needs Sweeping Reform

Amid headline-grabbing exchanges on Russia and sanctuary cities, Attorney General Jeff Sessions faced tough questions on civil asset forfeiture at Wednesday’s Senate Judiciary Committee oversight… Read More

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EPA Pushes Back on Practice That Environmentalist Groups Used to Dictate Agenda

When environmental pressure groups can promote their agendas through closed-door rule-making with the Environmental Protection Agency, something has gone seriously wrong with the regulatory process…. Read More

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In Our System, Punishment Should Fit the Crime

Violent crime did increase in the United States in 2016. But not everywhere. Baltimore, Chicago, and St. Louis have all suffered a large increase in… Read More

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More Cases of Voter Fraud Pile Up As Liberals Look the Other Way

The Heritage Foundation added another round of cases this week to our ever-growing Election Fraud Database. Accounting for these new additions, the database now documents… Read More

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Detective Who Wrongfully Arrested Nurse Now Fired

Three months ago, Salt Lake City Detective Jeff Payne arrested a hospital nurse in what became a highly criticized incident. Salt Lake City Police Chief… Read More

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When Will Florida Courts Start Protecting Property Rights?

Ten years ago, Florida’s DeSoto County put out the red carpet for Tom Finney, owner of an excavation business. County staff invited him to buy… Read More

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McConnell Wants to Ditch the Blue Slip for Judicial Nominees, and He’s Right

This week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., supported an important step toward fixing the backlog of judicial nominations that are piling up in the… Read More

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California Law: Calling Transgenders the Wrong Gender Pronoun Can Send You to Jail

A newly signed law signed by California Gov. Jerry Brown last week states that health care workers who choose not to address transgender patients by their preferred pronouns could face fines or jail time.

Promise Kept: Trump Administration Protects Americans’ Religious Freedom

The Justice Department fulfilled Friday President Donald Trump’s promise to provide clear guidance on the administration’s commitment to restore robust protection of religious freedom across… Read More

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There Should Be No Religious Tests for Judicial Nominees

Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, spoke Monday on the Senate floor about the case of Amy Coney Barrett, President… Read More

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