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Court: Texas can’t prohibit ‘offensive’ Confederate battle flag license plates

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday ruled that Texas could not prohibit a group that celebrates the Confederacy from having their own specialty license plates. The federal appeals panel ruled 2-1 that the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles Board engaged in “viewpoint discrimination” and violated the First…

GOP candidate clarifies First Amendment remarks: Muslims are fine, but not terrorists

A Republican candidate seeking to represent Georgia’s 10th U.S. House district says the First Amendment applies to some Muslims, but not “radical” ones. During a GOP debate at the Oconee County Library in Watkinsville on July 8, Mike Collins criticized Hice for claiming that Islam does not deserve First Amendment…

Walmart sorry for selling decorative Nazi ‘work makes you free’ poster

Retail giant Walmart has apologized for selling a home decoration poster of one of the Nazi’s most notorious concentration camps. The poster on Walmart’s website featured the front gate of Dachau Concentration Camp, showing the inscription “Arbeit Macht Frei” — or “Work will make you free.” Tens of thousands of…

NRA News commentator Dom Raso compares gun control to racist Jim Crow laws

NRA News commentator Dom Raso recently compared laws to regulate guns to laws that enforced segregation and outlawed interracial marriage. Raso, a U.S. Navy SEAL veteran, said in a video uploaded to YouTube on Sunday that gun control laws were like Jim Crow laws because owning and carrying a firearm…

Sen. Bernie Sanders: It’s time to declare independence from the 1 percent

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has an Independence Day message for Americans: Liberate yourself from the political dominance of the wealthy. In a statement released on Saturday, the potential 2016 president candidate urged Americans to remember the “profound vision embodied in the Declaration of Independence.” “Today, while the very rich become…

Atlanta biology teacher: Evolution from Satan and the cause of racism, divorce, gay people

Students in a freshman biology class in Atlanta’s Grady High School were shown a PowerPoint presentation that linked evolution to Satan, abortion, divorce, racism, and homosexuality. The Grady High student newspaper, the Southerner, reported that Anquinette Jones used the PowerPoint presentation to teach the theory of evolution to her students…

GOP congressman: Hobby Lobby case is proof liberals want ‘Stone Age tribalism’

The Hobby Lobby case is proof that liberals adhere a caveman ideology, according to Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX). Following the Supreme Court’s ruling last week, the Texas congressman released a statement claiming that liberals who wanted businesses to provide contraception coverage for their employees were trying to drag the nation…

Viral video shows Atlanta trans woman being stomped on as bystanders watch and film

A video widely shared on the Internet shows a transgender woman being brutally attacked in the street in Atlanta as onlookers do nothing. The video emerged on June 2 on Vine and shows the transgender woman angrily shouting at some people outside a skateboard shop in the Little Five Points…

11-year-old CA boy hospitalized after being shot in chest by 14-year-old boy

Gregory Kent, an 11-year-old boy, is expected to survive and is listed in stable condition after being shot on Thursday while playing with friends in Antioch, California. The boy’s aunt says he was playing with friends outside an apartment complex when he was shot in the chest with a .22…

Stolen Tesla ripped in half after high-speed pursuit in Los Angeles ends in fiery crash

A stolen Tesla all-electric car was destroyed in a fiery crash early Friday after speeding through Los Angeles-area streets. The Model S vehicle was stolen from a Tesla Motors dealership in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. The driver of the stolen car led police on a high-speed chase, reaching speeds…

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