“Color of Law”: Eric Holder Wants to Lower the Standard of Proof for Civil Suits

Eric Holder has resigned his post as Attorney General. On his way out, he has one more rotten egg to lay—he wants to lower the standard of proof for pressing civil suits, probably in an effort to make it easier for the Feds to involve themselves in “racially motivated” shootings: Lawyers in the Justice Department are looking into various possible reforms of civil rights law. Depending on their determination, it’s possible that Holder will simply argue about the need for a lower standard Read more […]

Virginia AG Grants In-State Tuition to Illegal Aliens

Virginia’s new Attorney General is not wasting any time in following the Democratic platform of extending benefits and rights of US citizens to illegal immigrants. Mark Herring, sworn in on January 11, 2014 as Virginia’s 48th Attorney General, said that DREAMers should be granted the rights of other Virginia residents. On Tuesday, Herring spoke to the presidents of the state’s public colleges and universities, telling them: “These ‘DREAMers’ are already Virginians in some very important Read more […]

Third Of Texas Abortion Clinics To Close Due To Court Upholding New State Law

Reports of women dying or nearly dying from botched abortion procedures have been surfacing in what should be alarming numbers.  In some of those cases, the patients died because the doctor at the abortion clinic did not have admitting privileges to the nearby hospitals. A number of states have taken action to better protect women from suffering the same fate as those who died from lack of hospital intervention by passing laws requiring doctors at abortion clinics to have hospital admitting privileges.  Read more […]

Eliminate Parole and Reduce Crime

What is the real purpose for paroling a prisoner before they serve their complete sentence?  A former state attorney general told me that there are a number of reasons for parole, but the bottom line is to help alleviate overcrowding in jails and prisons.  I then asked him how many more crimes were committed by people out on parole and he told me the rate was quite high and that was one of the negatives about the parole program. I recall one case some years back when a man that had been paroled Read more […]