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Supreme Court Upholds Precedent Allowing Double Jeopardy

Othman J. Mekhloufi | @othmanmekhloufi

On the morning of Monday, June 17th, the Supreme Court of the United States reached a decision— in the case Gamble v. United States —¬†that allows an individual to be charged and tried in state and federal court for the same crime, citing that state and federal governments are “separate sovereigns”. The ruling was reached 7-2 with only Justices Neil Gorsuch and Ruth Bader Ginsburg in dissent. Essentially, an individual may be tried twice for the same crime, a legal proceeding deemed “Double Jeopardy”.

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Harvard Rescinds Admission from Kyle Kashuv

Ryan Lau | @RyanLau71R

Harvard University has decided to pull the plug on admission for Parkland survivor¬†Kyle Kashuv. An advocate for gun rights since the attack, he has become a foil of sorts to the Florida school’s gun control supporters, such as David Hogg (whom Harvard also admitted).

The university claimed that they took this action due to controversial statements that Kashuv made two years ago. These occurred several months before the Parkland school shooting, Kashuv noted. He believes that the school’s action shows that they do not believe he is capable of changing after two life-altering years.

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McAfee Magic to Change Crypto Trading Forever?

Ryan Lau | @RyanLau71R

On Wednesday night, cryptocurrency enthusiast John McAfee launched his revolutionary trading platform, McAfee Magic. He believes that it will forever change how people invest and use crypto. Combining both automated and manual trading on eight different exchange platforms, McAfee hopes to deliver an integrated trading experience while also maintaining a smooth, single interface. Continue reading “McAfee Magic to Change Crypto Trading Forever?”

Justin Amash Departs House Freedom Caucus

Sanders Jett-Folk | United States

Rep. Justin Amash has officially left the House Freedom Caucus, the House of Representatives’ pro-liberty group of representatives. His departure follows several weeks of controversy after he stated that President Donald Trump has “engaged in impeachable conduct.”

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Gun Groups and Local Sheriffs Challenge Colorado Magazine Ban

Thomas DiGennaro | @tom.digennaro

In 2013, the state of Colorado enacted a ban on magazines with a capacity of over 15 rounds. The sale, transfer, and possession of “large capacity magazines” became illegal. This legislation came in wake of the Aurora Theatre and Sandy Hook shooting. The state legislature passed this ban, which then-governor John Hickenlooper added his signature to. The ban became law on July 1st, 2013.

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