Georgia Libertarians challenge state ballot access law in Federal court

ATLANTA, Ga. (Heartland Newsfeed) — Georgia has long had insurmountable ballot access laws, but the Libertarian Party of Georgia and two potential LP congressional candidates have brought suit to challenge them in the U.S. Federal District Court in Atlanta. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday, challenges a state requirement that any political party receiving More...

by Jake Leonard | Published 2 days ago
By Associated Press On Saturday, November 18th, 2017

Montana Congressman Gianforte misled authorities on reporter’s assault

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana congressman misled investigators about his assault on a reporter the day before he was elected and claimed that the “liberal media” was “trying to make a More...

By Associated Press On Friday, November 17th, 2017

Fifteen convictions linked to corrupt Chicago cop tossed out

CHICAGO (AP) — One by one, the men told the same story: A Chicago police officer would demand money from them. And if they didn’t pay, they would find themselves in handcuffs with drugs stuffed in their More...

By Associated Press On Thursday, November 16th, 2017

FCC weakens media ownership limits

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal regulators have weakened rules meant to support independent local media. Now, one company can own newspapers and broadcast stations in one market, undoing a ban in place since 1975. More...

By Associated Press On Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Radio anchor says Sen. Franken groped, kissed her without consent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken apologized Thursday and faced a likely Senate ethics investigation after a Los Angeles radio anchor accused him of forcibly kissing her during a 2006 USO tour. Fellow More...

By United Press International On Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Burundi completes withdrawal process from International Criminal Court

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (UPI) — Burundi officially withdrew from the International Criminal Court on Friday, a year after the government initiated proceedings saying the court was biased against African nations. The More...

By Jake Leonard On Friday, October 27th, 2017

Conservative student group sues SIUE administration for restricting freedom of speech

EAST ST. LOUIS (Heartland Newsfeed) — A conservative student group filed suit against Southern Illinois University officials Wednesday for restricting student expression and freedom of speech on the Edwardsville More...

By Associated Press On Friday, October 13th, 2017

Ohio man sues city for arresting him over Facebook page

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man acquitted of a felony for creating a fake Facebook page that parodied a suburban Cleveland police department is suing the city, saying they violated his right to free speech. Anthony More...

By Guest Poster On Monday, October 9th, 2017

Illinois Policy: Janus v. AFSCME could mean more freedom for Illinois’ government workers

CHICAGO/WASHINGTON (Illinois Policy Institute) — For four decades, government workers have been denied their First Amendment right to freedom of association, but that could change with a U.S. Supreme Court More...

By Colby Applegate On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Cases filed, concluded in Christian & Shelby County courts; citations issued for Nokomis-area residents

Cases Concluded In Christian County court August 11, a charge of criminal trespass to vehicles that allegedly happened May 6 was granted nolle prosequi for Toby Myers, 39, of Nokomis. The motion was filed by the More...

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