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The NRA takes on the courts

Posted 7 months, 28 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at the NRA’s efforts to get the Supreme Court to broaden the rights protected by the Second Amendment’s guarantee of a “right to keep and bear arms.”

What’s next for Assange, and the First Amendment, after the Manning sentencing?

Posted 7 months, 29 days ago.

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With Bradley Manning receiving a 35-year prison sentence on Wednesday, observers of the WikiLeaks saga are wondering what’s next for Julian Assange, the site’s founder?

Constitution Daily Update: Manning learns his fate, Obama’s problems with young voters

Posted 7 months, 29 days ago.

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WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning gets his prison sentence today; President Obama is losing his appeal to young voters; a side of the jail sentencing story that could give prisoners longer, and not shorter, sentences.

Constitution Check: Have checks and balances failed to work on telephone spying?

Posted 8 months, 0 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at the movement toward placing an important safeguard in the secret court that authorizes the government to scan data about potential terrorist threats.

Obama defends surveillance programs on Leno show

Posted 8 months, 13 days ago.

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President Barack Obama said in a late-night TV appearance that the United States doesn’t have “a domestic spying program” but it does track phone numbers and email addresses of terrorism suspects.