Alabama editorial roundup

Alabama editorial roundup

Recent editorials from Alabama newspapers: ___ Feb. 19 Dothan Eagle on a small-town newspaper that called for a resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan: Sign Up and Save Get six months of free digital access to The News & Observer SUBSCRIBE WITH GOOGLE #ReadLocal Among our most precious freedoms in America are freedom of speech […]

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Kopel and Greenlee: Plenty of red flags in Colorado’s ‘extreme risk’ protection order bill

Kopel and Greenlee: Plenty of red flags in Colorado’s ‘extreme risk’ protection order bill

Editor’s note: The following is an analysis of House Bill 19-1177 , which would create in Colorado an “Extreme Risk Protection Order” process for the confiscation of firearms, more commonly known as a red flag law. The authors are David Kopel, research director at the Independence Institute, and Joseph Greenlee, an attorney in Steamboat Springs. […]

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Supreme Court justices move to limit state and local governments’ power to impose fines and seize property

Supreme Court justices move to limit state and local governments’ power to impose fines and seize property

The Supreme Court of the United States. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Ricky Carioti. By Robert Barnes | The Washington Post WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Wednesday that the Constitution’s prohibition on excessive fines applies to state and local governments, limiting their abilities to impose fines and seize property. Justice Ruth Bader […]

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Gun-control resolution tabled in Roosevelt County

Gun-control resolution tabled in Roosevelt County

After input from a packed courtroom of citizens urging their representatives to send a stronger message to Santa Fe, the Roosevelt County Commission on Tuesday morning tabled a "watered down" resolution opposing pending gun-control legislation. (Photo courtesy of Eastern New Mexico News) PORTALES – After input from a packed courtroom of citizens urging their representatives […]

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