On Thursday night, defenders of the Constitution and civil liberties won a major victory, when the Massie-Lofgren amendment to curb the NSA’s abuse of authority overwhelmingly passed the U.S. House by a vote of 293-123, with 1 member voting “present,” and 14 not voting. You can see how your representative voted below. As previously stated […]
A vote on the Massie-Lofgren amendment to the FY 2015 Department of Defense Appropriations Act is expected tonight, so if your representative hasn’t yet heard from you, please call and/or email them right away! The Massie-Lofgren amendment would rein in the NSA by denying funds for so-called “backdoor surveillance” and warrantless searches of Americans’ electronic […]
Senator Rand Paul has made no secret of his opposition to appointing nominees to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors until Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid holds an up or down, roll call vote on Audit the Fed. On Tuesday, Senator Reid once again broke Senate rules to overcome his opposition and invoke cloture on […]
Following up on Norm’s blog post noting Tuesday’s cloture vote on three nominees (with one being a renomination) to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, here’s Senator Rand Paul’s press release reiterating his intention to keep opposing Fed nominees until Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid finally holds a vote on S. 209, the Audit the […]
Campaign for Liberty has frequently reported on the progress of rehabilitating hemp’s image and rescuing the crop (which has deep historical roots in our country) from the stigma it’s been given since being classified as a Schedule 1 narcotic in 1970, a victim of overzealous government regulators wildly swinging their broad brush. This week, Rolling […]
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