No right to remain silent when suspected of poaching in PA

By   /  April 9, 2014  /  Constitution, News, Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

CAN'T PLEAD THE FIFTH: Keeping quiet about poaching to protect yourself from self-incrimination could land you in legal trouble in Pennsylvania. One lawmaker wants to change that.

By Andrew Staub | PA Independent

You have the right to remain silent — as long as the Pennsylvania Game Commission isn’t questioning you about possible poaching.

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Our unspoken and irreconcilable crisis

By   /  March 24, 2014  /  Commentary  /  No Comments

SOCIALISM: Vermonters for Economic Health founder Tom Licata discusses the "political movement, " that is Socialism.

By Tom Licata
Socialism, defined by Merriam-Webster, is a “system of social organization in which private property (Act 250) and the distribution of income (Act 60/68) are subject to social control; also, the political movements aimed at putting that system into practice.”
It is these “political movements aimed at putting that system (Socialism) into practice,” of which [...]

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U.S. Constitution could keep state officials from going to jail for helping NSA

By   /  January 20, 2014  /  National, News, Technology  /  No Comments

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By Josh Peterson | Watchdog.org
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Certain states are considering legislation that would criminalize helping the National Security Agency, but ironically, none other than the U.S. Constitution might put a stop to that.
Two days before President Obama was scheduled to announce reforms to NSA’s collection activities, lawmakers in Washington state last week joined the growing chorus [...]

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Helping the NSA could become a crime in Washington state

By   /  January 17, 2014  /  National, News, Northwest  /  No Comments

SPY NO MORE: the "Creating the Fourth Amendment protection act" would make providing any type of assistance — including "material support," state funds, and services — a misdemeanor for corporations or person acting as state contractors, and a gross misdemeanor for state employees.

 
By Josh Peterson | Watchdog.org
Providing water and electricity to the National Security Agency in Washington state could soon mean a year of jail time.
In response to national security leaks by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden about the agency, two Washington state lawmakers introduced a bill on Wednesday aimed at denying any help to federal agencies [...]

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Critics blast Pennsylvania city’s ‘one-strike’ law as blow to due process

By   /  December 6, 2013  /  Featured, News, Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

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Adam Peters has lost out on $625 each of the past three months

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