New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to fight the increase in crime in the city’s public housing properties is adding more than 300 LED lights to lighten darkened areas.
Proponents say a new gun law in Connecticut, which will allow firearms to be confiscated from those who have a temporary restraining order filed against them, will save lives, but gun rights advocates say it will deny gun owners due process and could result in other unintended consequences when it goes into effect Oct. 1.
A Texas College settled a First Amendment lawsuit filed by a student who was told her gun rights sign needed “special permission” and who also had to face bureaucratic red tape to express herself on campus.
A city council in Michigan voted this week to place a yardarm on a flagpole—which resembles a cross—on a city-owned hill after a larger cross was removed last year after the threat of a lawsuit by an outside activist.
Superstorm Sandy victims have reached their breaking point after three and a half years and some will be boarding buses on Thursday to bring their fight against FEMA to Washington, D.C.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed into law a bill allowing guns in churches and expanding permitless carry on Friday despite strong opposition by gun control advocates.
A bill that would allow concealed carry without a permit inside city limits cleared an Idaho senate committee Monday.
Students who were interrogated after holding a free speech event on campus filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the University of South Carolina for violating their First Amendment rights.
Students at Georgetown University Law Center were prevented from showing their support for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and forbidden by the university from handing out campaign materials on campus.
An unprecedented 16,104 events are scheduled across the country for National School Choice Week, which began Monday even as some schools were closed due to snow.