Amnesty International has produced a short film spoofing/drawing attention to the global arms trade by presenting the AK-47 in infomercial form.

It may look like a joke, but the group's point is clearly political - that this might as well be how the world's massive gun industry operates today.

Posted in: Gun Control

The Supreme Court struck down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act Tuesday in a controversial 5-4 ruling that left some civil rights advocates irate.

That part of the law designates which parts of the country must have changes to their voting laws cleared by the federal government or in federal court.

Posted in: Politics