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A federal jury Friday found a former US Army reservist and security contractor at a Navy base guilty for his role in the January 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol. Timothy Hale-Cusanelli was found guilty on all five counts: first, obstruction of an official proceeding, a felony; second, entering or remaining in a restricted [...]

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A New York federal judge Wednesday upheld a New York law that allows victims of gun violence to sue the gun industry. The National Shooting Sports Foundation and gun manufacturers, like Smith & Wesson and Sturm, Ruger & Co. brought the case because they claimed the state law violated the US Constitution. They also argue [...]

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California Governor Gavin Newsom and other legislators Wednesday pledged to accelerate the process for more than a dozen gun safety bills. California lawmakers are not introducing any new gun safety laws,  but they promised to move forward with the bills that are already in review. State leaders in California said the shooting at the Uvalde, [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Tuesday ruled that post-Civil War amnesty laws do not protect members of Congress who voiced support for the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol. Voters brought a case against Representative Madison Cawthorn, claiming that Cawthorn was ineligible to run for re-election because of his [...]

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Republican US Senate candidate David McCormick Monday brought a lawsuit asking a Pennsylvania court to order counties to count undated mail-in ballots from the state’s May 17 primary. The ballots could impact the outcome of McCormick’s primary race against celebrity physician Dr. Mehmet Oz. McCormick is less than 1,000 votes behind Oz. McCormick, a former [...]

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A group of defendants in criminal cases Monday filed against the State of Oregon alleging that the state violated criminal defendants’ constitutional right to legal counsel and a speedy trial. The lawsuit seeks to become a class action lawsuit. The complaint argues the state made a “clear violation of basic standards of justice” by depriving [...]

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South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster Monday signed a bill banning transgender athletes from playing sports as the gender they identify as. South Carolina joins a number of other states which have signed similar laws into effect. The bill, entitled the Save Women’s Sports Act, requires transgender students to compete with the gender listed on their [...]

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A Missouri man was executed Tuesday after the US Supreme Court denied his stay of execution in a two sentence order on Monday. Carman Deck asked the court to determine whether his constitutional rights were violated because there was a delay between his conviction and his final sentencing. Deck argued that the delay prevented him [...]

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A Tulsa, Oklahoma judge ruled Monday that a lawsuit brought by three survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre may proceed but dismissed part of the plaintiffs’ “public nuisance” claim. The lawsuit will allow for the survivors to seek reparations for the harm caused from the massacre. Lessie Benningfield Randle, 107, Viola Fletcher, 107, and Hughes [...]

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