Global model for gun rights going soft?

by Jon Dougherty -- Switzerland's minister of justice has called for national gun registration in a country held up by U.S. gun-rights advocates as a model for armed societies. The call by more…

Stealth amnesty
for illegal aliens?

by Jon Dougherty -- Members of Arizona's congressional delegation are under fire from an immigration-reform group for sponsoring legislation critics say is little more than stealth amnesty for illegal aliens. Republican Reps. more…

Subsidizing illegal immigration

by Jon Dougherty -- Americans concerned about our nation's increasingly serious illegal immigration problem – and that's most of us, by the way – are suffering another insult, but it's one you more…

15 states license
illegals to drive

by Jon Dougherty -- Amid the outrage over California Gov. Gray Davis' decision to sign legislation allowing illegal aliens to obtain driver's licenses comes the stunning revelation by immigration experts that the more…

IRS colluding with states?

by Jon Dougherty -- Opponents of the federal income tax are criticizing a new partnership between the Internal Revenue Service and state governments, formed in a bid to crack down on "abusive more…

Concealed guns now legal in Missouri

by Jon Dougherty -- JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri became the 45th state in the nation to allow most of its citizens the right to carry a concealed handgun after state lawmakers more…

Fed 'strike force' targeting tax reformers?

by Jon Dougherty -- "Tax honesty" activists say they are being targeted for reprisals by "strike force" teams comprised of Internal Revenue Service agents and Department of Justice officials for attempting to more…

A dime's worth of difference?

by Jon Dougherty -- Whenever my column deigns to dump on Democrats, I can count on two things. One, the majority of comments about my commentary will come from thankful Republicans, and more…

Group to protest 'spy chips'

by Jon Dougherty -- A consumer-protection group is planning to lead a demonstration against the introduction of electronic identification technology critics say violates basic privacy rights. According to a statement issued by more…