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Proposed ATF Regulations

April 15, 2014

This is the response that I and other United States Justice Foundation attorneys prepared and submitted in opposition to some very dangerous proposed amendments to ATF regulations. These could cause millions of Americans to be denied their Second Amendment rights. “Subject:   Comments on Notice of Proposed Rulemaking of changes to ATF Definition of Adjudicated as a Mental […]

ALL GUN OWNERS ARE MENTALLY ILL?

January 21, 2014

By Michael Connelly On June 25, 2013 I posted an article on this blog titled “Psychiatry as a Weapon of Tyranny” and I pointed out the history behind using an ever broadening definition of mental illness as a way to disarm and ultimately imprison the potential enemies of dictators throughout history.  I also pointed out […]

Suit Filed Against the VA

April 23, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                            April 22, 2013 CONTACT: Michael Connelly, Executive Director, [email protected] or (214)731-6280 The United States Justice Foundation (USJF) has filed the first of several lawsuits against the Veterans Administration (VA) involving the VA’s violation of Constitutional rights of veterans guaranteed by the Second and Fifth Amendment. The initial lawsuit is to compel the […]

UPDATE ON VETERANS’ GUN RIGHTS ISSUE

April 3, 2013

Our investigation into the plight of our military veterans and the assault on their Second and Fifth Amendment rights continues to uncover a disturbing pattern that confirms that the VA is violating the Constitutional rights of America’s heroes on a daily basis. The investigation included two separate requests to the VA under the federal Freedom […]

DISARMING AMERICA’S HEROES

February 21, 2013
DISARMING AMERICA’S HEROES

How would you feel if you received a letter from the U.S. Government informing you that because of a physical or mental condition that the government says you have it is proposing to rule that you are incompetent to handle your own financial affairs? Suppose that letter also stated that the government is going to […]

Marine who criticized Obama on Facebook is discharged

May 1, 2012

Update at 4:26 p.m. ET: “I love the Marine Corps, I love my job. I wish it wouldn’t have gone this way,” Sgt. Gary Stein told the Associated Press. “I’m having a hard time seeing how 15 words on Facebook could have ruined my nine-year career.” Gary Kreep, an attorney for Stein, said he would file […]

Marines discharge sergeant for Facebook posts

May 1, 2012

By ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press – 6 days ago SAN DIEGO (AP) — A sergeant will be discharged for criticizing President Barack Obama on Facebook in a case that called into question the Pentagon’s policies about social media and its limits on the speech of active duty military personnel, the Marine Corps said Wednesday. Sgt. Gary […]

Lawyers will continue fight for Marine dismissed over criticizing Obama

May 1, 2012

Lawyers for a Marine sergeant who is being dismissed from the service for criticizing President Obama on Facebook will continue to fight for him in federal civilian court, the lawyers said Wednesday. The lawyers from the ACLU and the conservative U.S. Justice Foundation said that the 1st Amendment rights of Sgt. Gary Stein were violated when […]

Marines discharge sergeant for anti-Obama Facebook posts

May 1, 2012

(AP) SAN DIEGO – A sergeant will be discharged for criticizing President Barack Obama on Facebook in a case that called into question the Pentagon’s policies about social media and its limits on the speech of active duty military personnel, the Marine Corps said Wednesday. Sgt. Gary Stein will get an other-than-honorable discharge and lose […]

U.S. marine discharged after Obama Facebook criticism

May 1, 2012

A U.S. marine will be dismissed and lose most of his benefits for defying President Barack Obama and ridiculing him on Facebook. The marine corps said Sgt. Gary Stein will receive an other-than-honourable discharge for disobeying policies that govern the speech of active duty personnel. Limits to U.S. service members’ freedom of speech Since the […]

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