A new bill might mean changes in D.C. gun laws. According to The Washington Times, the proposed bill would decriminalize certain offenses for nonresidents, such as transporting guns and ammunition within state lines. Current restrictions can put offenders behind bars for driving through D.C. with their firearms, even if they were legally purchased in their home states.
Welcome back for part 6 of 6 of the discussion of Enhancing Airline Passenger Protections. Last week we talked about the Three Hour Tarmac Rule. The topic for this week is a final summary of the overall impact of this new legislation on the aviation industry.
It’s been a magical run here the past few months, but my blogging time with the good folks of LexisNexis has come to an end. When I first started in January, the DOJ had finally announced it was reversing its long-held position that the Wire Act prohibits all forms of online gambling and instead, was adopting the position that the Wire Act only prohibits online sports gambling. Since then, we’ve chatted about prohibition, the failure of iGaming in D.C., sports gambling in New Jersey, and Utah becoming the first state in the nation to criminalize online poker playing.
In the aftermath of the terrorist attack in Toulouse, France, Nicolas Sarkozy announced that he would criminalize frequenting internet sites of groups that support terrorism. France, in addition, banned the radical preacher Yusuf al-Qaradawi from entering the country with the stated hope of combating the radicalization of French Muslim youth.
With the federal deficit at $1.3 trillion and growing by the day, deciding who should be paying more in taxes and how much, is a hot topic in Washington this year. On one side, President Obama can’t wait for the chance to raise tax rates on the “millionaires and billionaires.” He hopes that by increasing the tax rates on the rich, he will be able to substantially narrow the federal deficit.
Welcome back to part 4 of 6 of the discussion of Enhancing Airline Passenger Protections. Last week we talked about the new Full Fare Advertising rule. The topic for this week is the Oversales and Denied Boarding Compensation requirements.
April 15, 2011. Black Friday. A date that will live in infamy. Well, at least in the hearts and minds of online gambling enthusiasts, for that is the day that the FBI shutdown the three leading online poker sites, effectively ending all online gambling operations in the U.S.