A Georgia man admits to shooting a elderly man with Alzheimer’s who knocked on his door at 4 a.m. Wednesday, mistaking him for an intruder. Interpretations of Georgia’s stand your ground law could be pivotal.
A US appellate court has upheld a new law in Texas that restrictions access to abortion, immediately causing some clinics to close. Given the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling legalizing abortion, the Texas case likely will advance to the US Supreme Court.
John Pike, a former campus police officer at UC Davis, won $38,000 in workers’ comp stemming from a 2011 Occupy protest in which he infamously used pepper spray on peaceful students. Where’s the justice in that, some are asking.
High school officials in Morgan Hill, Calif., told three students to go home after they refused to turn their US flag-themed T-shirts inside out during Cinco de Mayo. Administrators cited lingering racial tensions at the school between Hispanics and Anglos.