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  • WikiLeaks: Would First Amendment protect Julian Assange?

    WikiLeaks: Would First Amendment protect Julian Assange?

    The First Amendment shields the publication of truthful information, legally acquired. But what if the information is gotten illegally? If prosecutors go after Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, it could be under the 1917 Espionage Act.

  • Chicago to allow handgun ownership under revised gun law

    Chicago to allow handgun ownership under revised gun law

    Chicago's longtime ban on handguns looked poised to be shot down after this week's ruling by the US Supreme Court. A new gun law proposed Thursday allows handgun ownership but requires multiple steps to obtain permits.