Gun-wielding agents
raid tax activist's home

by Ed Oliver -- Armed revenue agents from the California Franchise Tax Board, with support from local police, raided the home and business of a high-profile tax-resistance activist Wednesday morning. "They are more…

Activists challenge IRS
using agency's rules

by Ed Oliver -- An ever-growing group of American employers has stopped withholding taxes from their workers' paychecks – citing federal tax laws as their authority – and some of them have more…

.50-cal. gun-kit maker released

by Ed Oliver -- An Arizona man who manufactures and sells .50-caliber gun kits, arrested by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms in a raid last Friday, was released from jail more…

BATF raids gun-kit manufacturer

by Ed Oliver -- Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms raided the Mesa, Ariz., home and workshop of a manufacturer who makes .50-caliber rifle kits, holding the man without more…

Heston lectures amid 'bloody' protests

by Ed Oliver -- While hundreds of protesters stood outside chanting anti-NRA slogans, National Rifle Association president and legendary actor Charlton Heston addressed a standing-room-only crowd at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. more…

Last-ditch effort to stop Canal transfer

by Ed Oliver -- Judicial Watch filed a lawsuit yesterday in D.C. federal District Court seeking to declare the 1977 Panama Canal treaties invalid. In a last minute legal gambit, Judicial Watch more…

Supreme Court permits Canal transfer

by Ed Oliver -- Today, just 10 minutes before the scheduled noon transfer of the Panama Canal, Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor denied Judicial Watch's request for a temporary restraining order more…

11th-hour plan to save Panama Canal

by Ed Oliver -- Twenty-two years after the Panama Canal treaties were signed, and with only a month-and-a-half to go before the transfer is complete, Rep. Helen Chenoweth-Hage, R-Idaho, has introduced legislation more…

'Turn in your neighbor'

by Ed Oliver -- Ominously dubbed the "turn in your neighbor" law, a new Connecticut gun control provision -- which proponents predicted would be rarely used -- has already resulted in police more…