The President and congressional Democrats are lining up behind the idea of banning anyone who appears on the government's "no fly" list from purchasing a firearm. Their logic is simple: if you can't fly on an airplane, why should you be able to buy a gun?
The federal government's increasing use of subpoenas without first getting a warrant -- let alone asking a judge to consider the matter -- is generating a lot of pushback from civil libertarians and conservatives. And rightly so. The fed's latest targets are private medical records: