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Ron Paul Classic: When They Came For The "Climate Deniers"

Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse has introduced a "resolution of disapproval" calling on companies that fund organizations promoting "climate-change denial" to stop supporting so-call climate-change denial. Whitehouse's resolution also [...]

This Week in Congress: So Much for Independence Day

The House came back from their Independence Day recess and immediately began working on taking away our liberties. The marquee item of the week was supposed to be an "anti-terrorism" bill containing the Republican version of the Democrats "no [...]

It's a Weekday, So Congress is Taking Your Liberities

The House will vote on the Massie-Lofgren Amendment on backdoor searches in a few hours, so Campaign for Liberty members should call their representative to support the amendment. Representatives Massie and Jones are also introducing an [...]

Vote on Ending Warrentless Wiretapping Possible Today!

The House Rules Committee has made the Massie-Lofgren Amendment to the Department of Defense Appropriations bill. The vote is expected today or tomorrow, so Campaign for Liberty members should call their representatives today and tell them to [...]

GOP Stops Thomas Massie and Walter Jones From Cutting Spending

It's not a good idea to give the Rules Committee the power to block amendments to the appropriations bills. For example, consider last week when Representatives Thomas Massie and Walter Jones tried to offer an amendment to the legislative branch [...]

This week in Congress: War on financial privacy, sanctions on Iran, and gun control?

The House of Representatives comes into session today. As of this writing there is no action scheduled on the Republicans gun control bill. However, behind-the scenes there is much work being done to advance a "compromise" on the bill and it [...]

This Week in Congress: Lawyers, Guns, and Money

Today, the Senate votes on four gun control measures, none of which are likely to pass. In addition to gun control, the Senate will also consider amendments to the Commerce, Justice, State Appropriations bill. The House of Representatives [...]

Federal Reserve Keeps Interest Rates Unchanged

Yesterday the Federal Reserve announced that it was not going to raise the target federal funds rate. Paul-Martin Foss at the Carl Menger Center explains the Fed's decision: This was widely expected, given the dismal jobs report that was [...]

The Gun-Grabbers Are Coming!

Gun-grabbers will never shy away from latching on to a tragedy and using it for their own purposes. Following the attack on the Orlando nightclub, Pulse, defenders of liberty should be on guard against a new wave of gun control efforts by [...]

This Week in Congress: Reining in the IRS and, Maybe, the Surveillance State

The House comes into session on Monday this week. Among the legislation considered is the Defense Department Appropriations bill. Representative Thomas Massie and Zoe Lofgren are once again proposing an amendment that would forbid the use of [...]