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Wisconsin man charged with attempt to kill Planned Parenthood doctor

The Dane County Circuit Court charged a man with attempted first-degree intentional homicide on Friday after he allegedly told police officers he planned to kill abortion providers in Wisconsin. Sixty-three year old Ralph W. Lang allegedly planned to shoot an abortion provider at a Planned Parenthood in Madison and then…

Log Cabin Republicans: Our mission is to oust Obama

America’s largest gay and lesbian Republican organization, the Log Cabin Republicans (LCR), said stopping President Barack Obama from being reelected in 2012 was one of their top priorities. Despite the fact that Obama pushed for a repeal of the controversial military policy known as “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” and ordered…

WATCH LIVE: Obama’s speech in tornado ravaged Joplin

Watch President Barack Obama’s speech at a memorial service in Joplin, held by local clergy and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, below: (Scheduled to begin at 3pm EST, video courtesy of MSNBC) Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy…

Arizona files lawsuit over recently enacted medical marijuana laws

Governor Jan Brewer (R) has ordered the Arizona attorney general to file a lawsuit seeking a ruling from a federal court on the legality of the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act and has suspended the state’s permit process for marijuana dispensaries. The Arizona Republic reported Brewer said she fears that state employees could…

Senator Rand Paul slams GOP for blocking efforts to amend PATRIOT Act

Freshman Republican Senator Rand Paul (KY) lashed out at the leadership of his own party, blaming them for preventing debate on the extension of the PATRIOT Act, which the Senate passed Thursday. “I’ve been working for two long days filibustering the PATRIOT Act in hopes that we can have a…

Maddow: Jobs briefly distract GOP attack on abortion access

On her show Thursday night, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow said Republicans were far more interested in what was occurring in American women’s uteruses than in creating jobs. Watch video, courtesy of MSNBC, below: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy…

Andrew Breitbart blames Glenn Beck for Shirley Sherrod scandal

Echoing claims he made on MSNBC in April, conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart blamed Fox News host Glenn Beck for a clip that portrayed U.S. Department of Agriculture state director Shirley Sherrod as racist. Breitbart accused Beck of taking the video of Sherrod and cutting it up into 15 second pieces…

NYPD officers cleared of rape and burglary charges

After seven days of deliberation, a jury acquitted two New York City police officers of felony charges of rape, burglary and falsifying business records for the alleged assault on a drunken 27-year-old woman they helped escort home. Although cleared of the felony charges, the Courthouse News Service reported that the two…

Senate panel unanimously passes PROTECT IP Act to crack down on online piracy websites

Senator Wyden announces hold on the motion to proceed to the bill The Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously voted Thursday to approve legislation to give U.S. officials the power to order search engines and Internet service providers to block websites hosting pirated movies, television shows and music and selling counterfeit goods.…

Tim Pawlenty opposes medical marijuana: I stand with law enforcement

Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty said Wednesday he was opposed to legalizing the use of marijuana for medical purposes during a speech at the CATO Institute, a libertarian think tank founded by Edward H. Crane and Charles Koch. “I stood with law enforcement on this issue,” Pawlenty said after being…

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