While the President and many in Congress are demanding federal legislation that will require background checks prior to purchasing a weapon, another piece of our government is insisting that background checks could be unlawful.
The Sound Off Sister was an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, and special trial attorney for the Department of Justice, Criminal Division; a partner in the Florida law firm of Shutts & Bowen, and an adjunct professor at the University of Miami, School of Law. The Sound Off Sister offers frequent commentary concerning legislation making its way through Congress, including the health reform legislation passed in early 2010.
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As many of you may now know, the Sound Off Mom passed away last week. I wish that all of you could have met her. She was remarkable in so many respects.
Daniel Webster (R. Fl.). Whether you live in his district or not, please read on.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee is sponsoring legislation (H.R. 808) that would create a new cabinet level bureaucracy…the Department of Peacebuilding. No, don’t rub your eyes, you read that correctly.
Yesterday, Universal Studios, the Orlando theme park, announced that beginning January 1, 2014, when Obamacare takes full effect, it will no longer provide health insurance to its part-time employees.
We’ve posted on the “parade of horribles” the President claims will occur if his sequestration idea isn’t reversed by Congress. Let me add some more facts.
In January, Pew Research conducted a telephone poll asking the public what their top priorities were. Here are the results.
We have posted about this before, but, a caller to Jim’s show on Thursday, prompts another look.
In spite of his abysmal performance in a Senate hearing this week, Chuck Hagel (RINO, Ne.) will be confirmed by the Senate as Secretary of Defense. Democrats in the Senate have circled the wagons and deemed that abysmal is acceptable.
We did a post recently about last weeks’s decisionof the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in Canning v. NLRB. That court found that President Obama’s January 4, 2012 appointment of three members to the NLRB was unconstitutional.