Today's "Need To Reads" January 20, 2011

Sales Restrictions on Handgun Ammunition Thrown Out in California

A trial court judge in central California has thrown out key sections of a state law restricting handgun ammunition sales, barring authorities from registering bullet buyers' thumbprints on the grounds that it would be unconstitutional.

200 Economists Ask Lawmakers to Repeal Obamacare

As the House prepares debate on the future of the $1 trillion health care overhaul enacted last year, 200 economists have asked members of Congress to repeal the act.

McDonnell ends ban on open-carry of guns in Va.'s state parks

Gov. Robert F. McDonnell has quietly lifted the ban on people carrying firearms openly in Virginia's state parks, reversing a policy put in place by his predecessor.

Federal Election Commission closes case against Sean Hannity

In a case with potential implications in the roiling debate about the politicization of talk media, the Federal Election Commission last month effectively dismissed a complaint accusing Sean Hannity of illegally raising cash for a Republican congressional candidate, because the commission concluded Hannity was acting in his capacity as a member of the media and serving a “legitimate press function.”

Immigration-crackdown bill introduced in Colorado Senate

With the introduction Wednesday of an immigration bill in Colorado patterned after Arizona's Senate Bill 1070, and the expected rollout of a bill to allow in-state tuition to illegal immigrants, one of the most radioactive issues under the gold dome is back in the spotlight.

$2.5 Trillion In Spending Cuts Proposed By GOP!

Moving aggressively to make good on election promises to slash the federal budget, the House GOP today unveiled an eye-popping plan to eliminate $2.5 trillion in spending over the next 10 years. Gone would be Amtrak subsidies, fat checks to the Legal Services Corporation and National Endowment for the Arts, and some $900 million to run President Obama's healthcare reform program.

Six states seek to nullify health care bill

While Congress wrangles over repealing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, lawmakers in six states have taken steps to bypass Washington D.C. completely and take matters into their own hands.

Hawaii governor can't find Obama birth certificate

Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie suggested in an interview published today that a long-form, hospital-generated birth certificate for Barack Obama may not exist within the vital records maintained by the Hawaii Department of Health.


Definitions are easy, they are found in the dictionary. Yet, millions of Americans remain stuck in a quagmire of dissenting views and alleged expert opinions over the simple term natural born citizen, one of only a few strict constitutional requirements for the highest office in our land, President and Commander-in-Chief.


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