The capture of bin Laden argues elegantly against high-priced, nation-building, mission-creeping war, and its inevitable collateral damage, in order to go after individuals who are, at bottom, criminals.
The U.S. has a history of commandeering military technology for use against Americans. Now the drones, remote-controlled aircrafts that have been used extensively in Iraq and Afghanistan, are coming home to domestic airspace.
We were happy to hear about meaningful criminal charges brought in two cases this week, after HSUS staff helped uncover a large animal fighting operation in Florida and rescue more than 200 animals in a hoarding case in Arizona.
In February of 2009, Gary Waters went to court in Brooklyn, accused of possessing a loaded 9mm handgun and bundle of ammo while on parole for burglary. It looked like a simple case. But Waters escaped the charge. Why?
Obama's budget request aims to continue an immigration enforcement policy whose unintended consequences are pushing tens of thousands of people deeper into the shadows and into the underground economy.
While the entire picture of government surveillance and investigative tactics online isn't clear, pieces of the broader story have surfaced, helping citizens better understand what may happen to their personal information on the Internet.
State prosecutors, police, sheriffs, and attorneys general are almost universally opposed to marijuana policy reform measures, to the point where they actually spend time and money lobbying against us. Why?