A controversial Florida law that restricted doctors from asking patients about firearm ownership violates medical professionals' constitutional right to free speech, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
The U.S. Court of Appeals refused to reinstate President Donald Trump's travel ban. Nearly two weeks ago Trump signed an executive ordering banning travel from seven majority Muslim countries. The sudden order sent travelers, airline workers, military officials and companies into chaos as they grappled with the short and long-term impact. The ban was halted after federal district judge issued a temporary restraining order prompting Trump to tweet about the "so-called judge." On Feb. 7th the government asked an appeals court lift the restraining order. Today they denied to do so. read more
A Grand Prairie woman who that claimed no one told her she couldn't vote in U.S. elections was sentenced to eight years in prison on Thursday.
During Friday's inauguration ceremonies,while being sworn in as president, Donald Trump vowed to "preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States."
By Monday morning, Trump was being sued by an ethics watchdog for allegedly violating the Constitution.
The Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) is filing suit in New York City against the president for violating the emoluments clause, which prohibits government officials from accepting payments or gifts from foreign governments.
The Justice Department concluded Friday that Jared Kushner serving in his father-in-law's administration would not be a violation of federal anti-nepotism laws. read more