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FDA considering manure regulations

No, I am not kidding, and I am not commenting on the quality of FDA regulations... The hard-working folks at the Food and Drug Administration have announced a new initiative  to "....conduct a risk assessment to determine how much consumer [...]

This week in the Senate: Another assault on Federalism

Yesterday, the Senate confirmed a new Secretary of Education. Today, the Senate takes up legislation (S. 2609)  creating new national standards for GMO labeling and preempting state GMO labeling laws. I wrote about the House version of the [...]

This Week in Congress: War, Taxes, and Regulations

So what else is new... The House of Representatives comes back to D.C. today. Today, they will consider fourteen bills under suspension of the rules. Among the bills considered is H.Con.Res. 11, a resolution calling on the U.S. Representative [...]

Campaign for Liberty to Congress: Stop subsidies that hurt the environment

Campaign for Liberty has joined a collation of free-market and environmental groups on a letter to Congress supporting President Obama's proposal to cut a total of $18 billion from the harvest price option and prevented planting policies [...]

This week in Congress

The House of Representatives is out of session this week. Unfortunately for our liberties, the Senate is in session this week. First on the Senate's agenda is finishing up work on the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (S. 524), which I [...]

Without government who will close the subways?

Next time someone tells you Government is more efficient than the private sector show them this:  The D.C. Metro system will be shutting down entirely Wednesday for safety checks, according to multiple reports. An announcement is expected [...]

What do you get when you combine the IRS with crony capitalism

Something really bad... Campaign for Liberty has joined a collation letter in opposition to HR 4141. This legislation gives the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) authority to license tax preparers. Proponents of the bill claim that the IRS needs [...]

When they came for the climate change deniers.....

We knew Attorney General Loretta Lynch was no friend (to put it charitably) of the Second Amendment or the Fourth Amendment, and is not a strong supporter (again I am being very charitable) of private property rights and the First Amendment's [...]

Ron Paul Classic: Tribute to Ronald Reagan

With Nancy Reagan's passing, this seems like a good time to revisit Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul's 2004 tribute to President Reagan from the Congressional Record: Mr. PAUL. Mr. Speaker, all Americans mourn the death of President Ronald [...]

Protest a politician, go to jail?

In 2012 Congress passed the  Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act (HR 347). This legislation made it a federal crime to "...willfully or knowingly" enter a "restricted area' or "....impede or disrupt the orderly conduct of [...]