U.S. Rep. Rob Andrews (D-1st Dist.) spent $7,725 for two rooms at the exclusive Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh, in addition to nearly $17,000 for family’s business class airfare
Use of campaign money was approved by his wife, who serves as his compliance officer
Democratic Representative has served in Congress for 21 years
House Committee on Ethics is investigating use of political funds for personal expenses
A New Jersey congressman is under investigation for using campaign funds [...]
From The Daily Caller:
Maryland’s goal to control the amount of firearms carried by residents is unconstitutional, according to U.S. District Judge Benson Everette.
A decision in Woollard v. Sheridan on Monday made by Maryland’s U.S. District Court upholds that the Second Amendment “right to bear arms is not limited to the home.” Therefore, Maryland citizens should not be required to submit a “good and substantial reason” when applying for a concealed [...]
BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland’s requirement that residents show a “good and substantial reason” to get a handgun permit is unconstitutional, according to a federal judge’s opinion filed Monday.
States can channel the way their residents exercise their Second Amendment right to bear arms, but because Maryland’s goal was to minimize the number of firearms carried outside homes by limiting the privilege to those who could demonstrate “good reason,” it had turned [...]