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Susan Stanton Fired for Gender Change, CNN Documentary Sunday

Susan Stanton, formerly known as Steve Stanton, underwent a gender change and was fired from her post as Largo, Florida City Manager in 2007 and her story will air in a CNN Documentary Sunday night at 11 p.m. EST. Stanton's complete gender reassignment surgery occurred in 2008 but the controversy...

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What Are Disclosure Regulations?

Laws that require an individual to reveal certain facts or information are called disclosure regulations. An individual or an entity may be obliged to reveal what are considered private information. Multiple areas of law like corporate, real estate and banking are considered by governments who have...

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What Is a Court Martial?

The military has its own special court to try members of the armed forces or any other individual within the jurisdiction of the armed forces. Such courts are referred to as courts martial, and are ad hoc courts that exist only to try individuals when referred to by the convening authorities. These...

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Thai Protesters Blood Throwing

Thailand's anti-government protesters have resorted to blood throwing in an attempt to evoke change in the struglling country. Leaders of the movement targeted the home of Thailand's prime minister, Abhisit Vejjajiva, on Wednesday and threw bags of their own blood into the compound. The protesters...

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Boccieri & Wilson Vote "Yes" Health Care Bill Closer

Democrats John Boccieri and Charles Wilson, both from Ohio, will vote "Yes" on the health care bill, Boccieri's initial "No" has been changed. Wilson's "Undecided" in November has changed to "Yes," per a press release issued Friday. This pushes the passage of the bill to only need 6 more votes to...

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Obama's Healthcare Plan, Twittered Assassination Threat

Obama's healthcare plan has passed but assassination, impeachment, and vetoes to Obama's second term are flooding Twitter, the White House, and the media wave. On Sunday, after the passage of the healthcare reform bill, Solly Forell posted assassination threats on Twitter. The Secret Service is...

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What Is the Public Order Act 1986?

The public order act 1986 is a replacement of the outdated public order act 1936. It is an act of parliament which was passed in the United Kingdom during that time. This act defines offenses which are related to public order and safety for the police officers and other members of the law enforcement...

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What Is a Federal Arrest?

Violations of federal laws hold a much more severe form of penalty and involves the arrest of an individual suspected of having committed such a violation. Federal arrests are done when a more serious type of criminal charge is brought up against the individual that involves violation of national...

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Ann Coulter Offends Muslims and Canadians

Ann Coulter has offended Muslims and Canadians. The American conservative writer and political pundit was scheduled for a lecture at the University of Ottawa, Canada, on Tuesday but was cancelled from the list of speakers in the wake of a very public anti-Muslim slur which occured Monday evening....

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Saudi Arabia Arrests 113 Al Qaeda Militants

Saudi Arabia arrested 113 al Qaeda based militants on Wednesday according to reports from the Saudi Press Agency. The militants were allegedly plotting attacks on oil facilities and security sites in Saudi Arabia. The terror network targeted national facilities, security forces, and other agencies...