Florida Judge Restores Free Speech Rights to Physicians

Written by Gary North on July 6, 2012

In 2011, the state of Florida passed a law prohibiting physicians from discussing guns with their patients. In the court system, communications between a physician and his patient are protected by law. The physician is not required to tell the state anything. He has the same immunity as a lawyer has. Legislators in Florida decided […]

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No More Anonymity for Blog Posts in New York State

Written by Gary North on May 24, 2012

There is a group of legislators in the state of New York who have introduced a bill to ban “baseless political attacks” on the Internet. If the bill is signed into law, blogs operated in the state of New York will be required to “remove any comments posted on his or her website by an […]

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Journalism Student Arrested for Photographing Police

Written by Gary North on May 16, 2012

The police do not like to be photographed. They take away the offender’s camera. They say it’s illegal to make a record of what they are doing. Then they get sued. The city or county usually loses the case. The city or county pays money to the “criminal.” This is good. Bureaucracies change only when […]

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Judge Raps FBI’s Knuckles on a Jury Nullification Case

Written by Gary North on May 9, 2012

The Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested an 80-year-old man who had the audacity to stand in front of a federal building and hand out a pamphlet on jury nullification. Jury nullification is better described as “hang the jury, not the criminal” when the law is wrong. The jury system under British and American common law, […]

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Moose Meat for Firewood — a Criminal Offense.

Written by Gary North on January 24, 2012

The government knows a criminal transaction when it sees one. This is from Alaska. The Fairbanks man who is accused of illegally trading moose meat for firewood is taking his case to court. Chad Gerondale, 41, has hired well-known Fairbanks attorney Bill Satterberg to represent him in the “meat for heat” case, as it has […]

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Help Kill SOPA: Contact Your Congressman Today

Written by Gary North on January 18, 2012

Congress is on the run over SOPA, the “Stop Online Piracy Act.” This bill, if passed, will let the President shut down Internet sites without warning. It will enable him to block access to foreign sites. The victims must then go into court to prove that they are innocent. There will be no due process […]

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