Civil Liberties

A water drop and ripples

Just a thought apropos events at the Cranston Library tonight.

By Justin Katz | September 19, 2022 |

If people have to bring in the police to protect themselves from you as you advocate to deprive them of their Constitutional rights, maybe they aren’t the hateful ones. (These progressives will not only applaud persecution of people with whom they disagree; they’ll feel self-righteous while doing it.)

Fascists are descending on Cranston Public Library.

By Justin Katz | September 19, 2022 |

The links are profuse and not worth culling, but on social media, progressive fascists are agitating to disrupt and have cancelled an event the Independent Women’s Forum is presenting at the Cranston Public Library tonight.  The library released a statement that states the legal facts, but perhaps with a bit too much hesitance for the…

A Christian mug with colored pencils and an apple

The administration is raiding the homes of political opponents as well as Catholic schools (in a sense).

By Justin Katz | August 12, 2022 |

Maybe my brain is excessively wired to see connections and patterns, but the raid on President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home and the Biden administration’s efforts to bully Catholic schools into promoting radical sexual ideology seem very much connected. Rod Dreher gets us most of the way there, in an essay titled “Trump & Our Late Roman…

A handgun, bullets, and target

Even the introduction of NY’s gun law is a bad sign.

By Justin Katz | July 15, 2022 |

We’ve reached the point in the Northeast that the leaders of Democrat-run states seem to be searching for ways to trample multiple Constitutional rights with a single policy.  Consider this new law in New York: Under the law, applicants have to provide local officials with a list of current and former social media accounts from…

Jeann Lugo’s Arrest Record Confirms Jennifer Rourke Grabbed Him

By Monique Chartier | July 14, 2022 |

Anchor Rising has obtained from the Rhode Island State Police the Arrest Record of Jeann Lugo pertaining to the June 24 melee at the State House. Click here to view it. A couple of interesting items from the record: > The last page includes a full description of the events that led up to Jeann…

Frank Soccoccio and Richard August on State of the State

State of the State: Recent Gun Control Legislation/Recent Supreme Court Decision

By Richard August | July 10, 2022 |

Host Richard August discusses recent legal events related to Second Amendment rights with RI Second Amendment Coalition President Frank Soccoccio.

A blindfolded man disintegrating

The rights that are really in danger are freedom of speech and association.

By Justin Katz | July 9, 2022 |

Have Rhode Islanders asked themselves how far they’re willing to let government go prosecuting (or persecuting) political groups that they find objectionable?

Monkey hear no, see no, speak no evil statues

Politics This Week with John DePetro: Polls, Cynical Politics, and McMentum

By Justin Katz | July 5, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz take the temperature of Rhode Island politics.

The mob tackles Jeann Lugo

Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements is shameless in executing injustice against Jeann Lugo.

By Justin Katz | July 1, 2022 |

From the beginning, the likelihood that Providence police officer Jeann Lugo would receive a fair hearing was vanishingly small.  His political views conflict with those of the ruling class in Rhode Island, and he therefore does not enjoy basic rules of justice and due process. How egregiously brazen this injustice can be is shocking, nonetheless. …

Surveillance cameras on a pole

How exactly will license-plate cameras prevent suicide on the Mount Hope Bridge?

By Justin Katz | June 29, 2022 |

Oddly, that’s a question Melanie DaSilva doesn’t manage to answer in her WPRI article about the plans of local police to put license plate recognition cameras on both sides of the bridge that connects Portsmouth and Bristol.  It’s almost as if a paragraph is missing: [Investigating criminal activity is] not what [the cameras will] be…