This Week in Congress Round Up

Yesterday, the Senate passed legislation overturning President Trump’s declaration of an emergency at the border. The vote was 59-41. You can see the roll-call here. On Wednesday the Senate voted on S.J.Res. 7, a resolution ending US [...]

This Week in Congress: New Cold War

Yesterday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the Senate will vote on the resolution of disapproval of President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency on the border.   The resolution is expected to pass as enough [...]

Bipartisan Attacks on the Second Amendment

The House of Representatives recently passed legislation that would expand the national background check system to require almost everyone selling firearms, including private collectors who supplement their incomes by selling firearms at gun [...]

Murray Rothbard on the Economics of Gun Control

Last Saturday would have been Murray Rothbard’s 93rd birthday.  With Congress once again debating gun control, there is no better way to commemorate Murray’s life and work than by reading (or re-reading) his essay on The Economics of Gun [...]

This Week in Congress

The House is in session Tuesday through Friday. The House will be spending three days debating H.R. 1, the legislation limiting the First Amendment rights of groups like Campaign for Liberty by, among other provisions, requiring us to divulge the [...]

Ron Paul Classic: Death Penalty: The Ultimate Corrupt, Big Government Program

Yesterday, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued an order halting the executions of all 737 death row inmates in California. The governor did not pardon anyone, he simply reduced their sentences.   Since this action is going to rekindle [...]

This Week in Congress

But first, a look back at last week… The House of Representatives rammed through their massive First Amendment-shredding legislation, H.R. 1. The so-called “For the People Act” is really little more than a statist power grab designed to [...]

This Week in Congress Update

Here is the roll-call vote on H.R. 1. The final vote was 234-193. Every Democrat voted for the bill while every Republican voted no. H.R. 1 is a large bill with many provisions, including new mandates on states and new requirements that [...]

Ron Paul: Sheldon Adelson’s Casino Interests Ahead of States Rights?

Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul recently penned an op-ed for the New York Daily criticizing the Justice Department’s recent reversal of the 2011 memo finding that the 1961 Wire Act gives the government authority to ban online gambling [...]

Did Bolton Blow North Korea?

President Trump’s second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un last week was criticized by both parties in Washington long before Air Force One even touched down in Hanoi. Washington’s political class seemed terrified that the nearly 70 [...]