Former President Bill Clinton delivered a speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have A Dream Speech.”
Today, Illinois passed a bill making it the last state in the country to allow gun owners to carry concealed weapons. Ten people were killed and 74 others were injured in Chicago from gun violence over the holiday weekend. Fox News’ Garrett Tenney reported that one of those 10 victims was a five-year-old boy who was playing in a park with his dad when he was struck by a stray bullet.
Has the Supreme Court become to political? Charles Krauthammer reacted to that question tonight’s Factor. Last night, Bill O’Reilly engaged in a heated argument with Juan Williams over the Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage and ObamaCare. O’Reilly believes the court is finding “loopholes” in laws to justify rulings.
The Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision that part of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 is outdated. The provision was designed to stop voter discrimination and requires 15 states to seek federal permission before changing their voting laws.
On America's Newsroom this morning, we got Judge Andrew Napolitano's opinion on a major ruling by the Supreme Court on the Voting Rights Act. The justices ruled that a provision of the law that determines which states -- primarily in the South -- need federal oversight of their election laws is unconstitutional. In a 5-4 decision, the court said Congress could try to pass a new provision.