Dershowitz: Maxine Waters’ Tactics Similar to Those Used by Ku Klux Klan

By Zachary Stieber Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) was clearly trying to influence the jury in the Derek Chauvin trial when she traveled to Minnesota and said Chauvin should be found guilty, Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz charged on Tuesday. “Her message was clearly intended to get to the jury—‘If you will acquit or if you find the charge […]

Montana Governor Signs 2 Election Integrity Bills, Democrats Sue Claiming ‘Voter Suppression’

By Tom Ozimek Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte, a Republican, has signed into law two election integrity bills—one that tightens voter ID requirements and the other eliminating Election Day registration—prompting Democrats to sue, claiming “voter suppression.” House Bill 176 moves the deadline for late voter registration to noon on the day before Election Day, while Senate Bill 169 restricts acceptable IDs […]

South Dakota’s Noem Bans Vaccine Passports

By Zachary Stieber South Dakota’s governor on Wednesday announced she took executive action to ban vaccine passports, or proof of an individual being vaccinated against the virus that causes COVID-19. Gov. Kristi Noem, a Republican, said the executive order she signed aligns with making sure South Dakotans are able to exercise their freedoms. “Since the […]

Mark McCloskey, Lawyer Who Brandished His Rifle at Black Lives Matter Protesters, Floats Senate Bid

By The Daily Caller News Foundation Mark McCloskey, the St. Louis lawyer who brandished his assault rifle at Black Lives Matter protesters as they marched through his neighborhood, floated a bid for Missouri’s open Senate seat. “I can confirm that it’s a consideration, yes,” McCloskey told Politico Tuesday evening, adding that he had no official timeline for […]

Derek Chauvin Found Guilty on All Charges in Death of George Floyd

By Zachary Stieber Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on April 20 was convicted of all three charges in the death of George Floyd. Jurors convicted Chauvin of second-degree murder, second-degree manslaughter, and third-degree murder. Chauvin faces up to 75 years in prison. He declined to testify in the trial. Jurors spent approximately eight hours and 20 minutes deliberating […]

Jury Reaches Verdict in Trial of Derek Chauvin

By Zachary Stieber Update: Chauvin was found guilty on all three counts. Original story below. Jurors have decided on a verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. “A verdict has been reached and will be read in open court between 3:30-4:00 p.m.,” according to a notice posted by the Hennepin County court. Minnesota […]

Trump: Biden Should Reimpose Travel Ban to Defend US Against Terrorism

By Jack Phillips Former President Trump said in a statement that the White House should reinstate a travel ban from certain countries to defend the country against terrorism. In January, on the day he was inaugurated, President Joe Biden announced that he would rescind his predecessor’s ban that prevented certain individuals from entering the United States—first from […]

Rep. Tlaib’s Comments on ‘Inherently Racist’ Policing Are ‘Reckless and Disgusting’: Detroit Police Chief

By Tom Ozimek Detroit Police chief James Craig said on Monday that it was “reckless and disgusting” for Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) to say that policing in the United States is “inherently & intentionally racist.” In an appearance on CNN, the police chief was asked about Tlaib’s fiery tweet, in which she claimed that the recent police-involved shooting of […]


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