Ryan Byrnes

January 21, 2009 - 7:43 PM
My Articles
Senate to Vote on Sebelius’ HHS NominationCNS
Tuesday, 28 April 2009 - 9:39am
Since her nomination, Senate Republicans have challenged Sebelius on her plans for health reform and her support of abortion rights.
Public Outcry Leads Defense Department to Reverse Spent Ammo DirectiveCNS
Thursday, 23 April 2009 - 8:27pm
DOD directirve would have prohibited U.S. ammunition retailers from purchasing used brass shell casings and made them useless scrap metal to be sold to China.
Hate Crimes Legislation Draws Criticism from Christian GroupsCNS
Wednesday, 22 April 2009 - 7:18pm
The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday is expected to pass hate-crimes legislation, which would add sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of federally protected classes.
Conservative Groups Oppose ‘Day of Silence,’ Call for Student 'Walkout'CNS
Friday, 17 April 2009 - 2:37pm
Thousands of students across America are expected to participate in a national Day of Silence on Friday, whereby they will not talk for the day to draw attention to the discrimination they say that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students face across the country.
Falling Energy Prices Lead to First 12-Month Drop in Consumer Prices since 1950sCNS
Thursday, 16 April 2009 - 6:48pm
Consumer prices fell in March for the 12 month in a row thanks to a 39 percent drop in gasoline prices and a 23 percent decline in overall energy costs.
Anti-Nuke Groups’ Proposed 95% Weapons Reduction Amounts to ‘Unilateral Disarmament,’ Defense Expert SaysCNS
Saturday, 11 April 2009 - 11:15am
An anti-nuke watchdog coalition wants the U.S. to reduce its nuclear weapons stockpile across the board from 9,400 warheads to 500 warheads – a 95 percent decrease.
Forbes Says Card Check Bill Means ‘Soviet-Style’ Union ElectionsCNS
Tuesday, 7 April 2009 - 11:16pm
Magazine editor-in-chief and pundit says Employee Free Choice Act would lead to the replacement of negotiations with government arbitrators on a first contract.
Pelosi, Reid Share ‘Porker of the Year’ HonorsCNS
Friday, 3 April 2009 - 6:44pm
2008 was a year with so much pork, it took two lawmakers to share the distinction of "Porker of the Year."
Federal Judge Sides with Teen Girls in Pa. Cell-phone ‘Sexting’ CaseCNS
Wednesday, 1 April 2009 - 7:04pm
A federal district judge in Allentown, Pa., has temporarily barred the district attorney of Wyoming County, Pa., from prosecuting three teen girls on felony child pornography charges for circulating two semi-nude photos of themselves to their classmates via cell phones two years ago.
Cap and Trade Legislation Would Kill Coal Industry, Congressman SaysCNS
Wednesday, 1 April 2009 - 6:06pm
Rep. John Shimkus (R-Ill.) said cap and trade systems would be devastating to coal manufacturing states like Illinois and West Virginia and proposed cap and trade legislation could kill the entire coal mining industry.