Twenty-two Republican senators sent a letter to President Obama on Thursday accusing his administration of displaying "an astonishing disregard for the Constitution" by considering administrative changes to the nation's deportations policy.
Two students at the University of Hawaii at Hilo are suing the school over alleged First Amendment violations after they were told by a campus official that they couldn't approach fellow students to hand out copies of the Constitution.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called the Benghazi terrorist attack -- which killed Ambassador Chris Stevens, foreign service officer Sean Smith, and CIA contractors Ty Woods and Glenn Doherty -- the most significant failure on her watch.
Despite their human rights records, the United Nations has elected the Islamic Republic of Iran, Cuba, Sudan and several other repressive regimes to influential committees charged with promoting human rights. Human rights activists see this as a major setback in their campaign to end abuse and to create open and healthy societies.