One of the bedrock principles of the U.S. Constitution is that a person should be secure from unlawful governmental intrusions into the home. These protections were painstakingly established in response to the unfettered authority of British officials to search the homes of American colonists.American courts have long acknowledged that the occupant of a home has a reasonable expectation of privacy within the walls of that home and, at times, even directly outside those walls.
Homosexuality is one of the real moral issues of our time. For the most part, issues related to sex between consenting adults are judged by the courts to be private matters left to the individual. In recent years, our government has dealt with the...
If there is one thing that makes me happy, it is that racism is dead.I guess that is why I’m never happy.
Every year, March is noted as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. There is usually plenty of information in all areas of the media about using colonoscopy as a screening tool. This column highlights an alternative for those of you who are in the...
Firearms will soon be the leading killer of young people between the ages of 15 and 24—more than disease, accidents and suicide. This startling statistic is in spite of falling violent crime rates and spiraling rates of gun homicide.
Voting for Republicans will not get you into Heaven.
If three times makes a trend, there’s an awfully dangerous trend in Florida: Men with anger management issues, packing handguns, killing unarmed men who happened to cross their paths at the wrong time:
Last month just after 10 p.m. on a Friday, the ground under South Carolina and Georgia began to shake. Somewhere down around Edgefield, S.C., a long sleeping fault served notice that it isn’t dead yet. In fact, it came back on Sunday and left a...
The seat at the head of the board table should be left empty Monday night. Canaseraga village trustees will hold their February meeting tomorrow, but a lot has changed since the board last got together in January.
In 2010, Cal Coburn Brown was executed by the state of Washington. Brown had brutally tortured, sexually assaulted and murdered a young woman. He left her body in the trunk of a car at the Sea-Tac Airport.
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