D.C. police officers were instructed late Sunday not to arrest people for carrying legally registered handguns on city streets in the wake of a judge’s ruling that determined the District’s ban on carrying handguns in public was unconstitutional.
Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier sent out an internal memo to officers late Sunday telling them not to arrest individuals found carrying handguns that are either legally registered in the District or in other states. . .
The U.S. Constitution requires the president to receive the “advice and consent” of the Senate when filling vacancies in high government offices. Yet in January 2012 President Barack Obama bypassed that requirement and placed three new members on the National Labor Relations Board without first receiving senatorial confirmation. . .
According to the Pew Research Center, the percentage of Americans favoring legal same-sex marriage has increased to 54 percent today from 35 percent in 2001. However, despite the argument that “gay rights” is today’s signature civil rights battle as racial equality was the civil rights battle of the 1960’s, blacks are generally not buying it. According to the Pew survey, support for legal same sex marriage among black Protestants at 43 percent indicates that support has increased in this community, but remains far below the national average. . .
“Mark [Obama Ndesandjo] is more than just a brother of the president – he’s a living example of the importance of America and the attractiveness of entrepreneurial capitalism. . . We were looking forward to hearing a different Obama message from a different Obama, but it was not allowed to happen.”