Judicial Watch • Archives for 2013

2013 | Page 12 of 36 | Judicial Watch

Gitmo Policy Change: Only Leftist Groups Get Access

In a startling about-face, the Obama administration is restricting exclusive access to Military Commission hearings in Guantanamo Bay to five leftist human rights groups that openly advocate for the terrorist defendants. The abrupt policy change was delivered a few weeks ago to Non-Government Organizations (NGOs)—like Judicial Watch—that have repeatedly

Obama Judge: Hijab Ban Violates Muslim Civil Rights

An Obama-appointed federal judge has handed the administration a major victory, ruling that a Muslim woman’s civil rights were violated by an American clothing retailer that didn’t allow her to wear a head scarf as required by her religion. The lawsuit was filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC),…

JW Triggers Senate Probe into Obamacare Hiring Frenzy

Citing documents uncovered by Judicial Watch, a group of United States Senators has launched an investigation into the Obama administration’s plan to skirt normal government hiring procedures to enlist 1,814 highly-paid, top-level administrators to expedite the president’s healthcare law. In late July JW obtained internal documents outlining the secret

Syrian Islamist Group Steers U.S. Policy

Alarming evidence has surfaced that indicates a U.S.-based group that advocates for Syria’s rebels is defining and steering policy in the Obama White House and perhaps in Congress as well. This insanity is circulating among conservative media and blogs as the mainstream press largely ignores it. It’s so crazy that…

ICE Director: Illegal Aliens Won’t Automatically Be Deported

A director at the Homeland Security agency charged with immigration enforcement has publicly guaranteed that illegal aliens arrested by local police and reported to the feds won’t automatically be deported. It may seem preposterous but this is reality in the Obama Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The story comes out…

U.S. Report Makes Case for Food Stamp Increase

The Obama administration blew an astounding $80 billion on food stamps last year but it wasn’t enough to put a dent in the national epidemic of “food insecure” households, according to a new government study that aims to justify pouring larger sums of taxpayer dollars into the bulging welfare program.…

Free Govt. Cell Phones Will Create Jobs for Latinos

A fraud-infested government program that gives low-income populations free cell phones should expand in Hispanic communities because it will help bolster employment rates, according to a powerful Latino rights group working to save the program as Congress considers killing it. The controversial cell phone giveaway, known as Lifeline Assistance, has…

Benghazi Probe: U.S. Knowingly Puts Diplomats in Danger

The State Department has long known that weak security at American embassies and consulates worldwide could result in a tragedy like Benghazi but warnings have been ignored and a former Clinton administration official runs the division behind the scandal. Alarming details are laid out in a scathing new report put…

Sign Up for Updates!