Supreme Court Decision Allows Focus on ‘Legitimate Asylum Claims,’ Immigration Chief Says

A Supreme Court ruling allowing the Trump administration to implement a new asylum policy will help unclog the system and benefit those with “legitimate asylum claims,” one of the nation’s top immigration officials said.  The new asylum policy “requires those coming to the southern border of the United States who want to seek asylum to […]

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Former FBI Official McCabe Should Be Prosecuted–Justice Demands It

Former FBI Deputy Director and Acting Director Andrew McCabe deserves to be prosecuted on charges of lying to investigators. Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen has rejected a request by McCabe to block such a prosecution, Fox News reported Thursday after U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia Jessie Liu recommended prosecuting McCabe. This is the right decision by Rosen […]

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Florist Hopes Supreme Court Will Affirm Her Right to Turn Down Order for Gay Wedding

A Christian legal group that specializes in religious liberty has asked the Supreme Court to reconsider the case of a florist who declined to provide flower arrangements for a same-sex wedding. In June, the Washington state Supreme Court again ruled against Barronelle Stutzman, a businesswoman and great-grandmother who has said her faith did not allow […]

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North Carolina Is Tackling Crimes Run Amok. Congress Should Take Notes.

North Carolina is taking its overcriminalization problem seriously.  With overwhelming bipartisan support, the state last month enacted Senate Bill 584, which allows the legislature to rein in runaway regulatory crimes. Like the federal government, North Carolina’s regulatory agencies are overzealously creating regulatory crimes. These are crimes defined by executive branch agencies pursuant to authority delegated […]

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EPA Touts ‘Accelerated’ Cleanup of Hazardous, Contaminated Sites

The Environmental Protection Agency has hit the acceleration button to clean up Superfund sites across the country on President Donald Trump’s watch, according to a new task force report detailing progress over the past two years. The Superfund Task Force, commissioned in May 2017, developed a list of sites requiring the EPA’s “immediate and intense […]

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Yes, Border Patrol Arrests Are Down But Our Immigration Policies Still Need Work

The last few months have seen a significant decline in Border Patrol arrests thanks in part to attempts by the Trump administration to deter and discourage illegal immigration. But serious problems remain unsolved and more remains to be done. Following the inauguration of President Trump, illegal entries into the U.S. fell sharply, partially as a result of […]

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