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Campaign for Liberty Strongly Opposes De Facto E-Cigarette Ban

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia - Today, Campaign for Liberty came out strongly against the Food and Drug Administration’s e-cigarette regulations requiring all e-cigarette products produced after February 15, 2007 to go through the Pre-Market Tobacco [...]

May the 4th Be With You!

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Federal Reserve Leaves Interest Rate Unchanged

Yesterday, the Federal Reserve left its target federal funds rate unchanged. Paul-Martin Foss at the Carl Menger Center for the Study of Money and Banking explains: Another rate hike is expected at the earliest at the June FOMC meeting, with the [...]

Campaign for Liberty Supports Lowering Tariffs

As mentioned in this week's Congress update, Campaign for Liberty is supporting  the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 (H.R. 4923). This legislation updates the procedures for approving Miscellaneous Tariff Bills (MTBs). MTBs [...]

How Do You Tell If A Politician Is Lying?

Their lips are moving... Research into how often humans lie has confirmed what a lot of us (especially those of use who spend a lot of time at the federal or state capitols) have always suspected. While everyone lies, politicians lie more than [...]

Regulatory budget a good way to start rolling back the regulatory state

When most people think of the costs government imposes on the economy, they usually think of taxation. However, a greater burden on the economy may be imposed by federal regulations. Unfortunately, Congress has made no attempt to measure the [...]

Campaign for Liberty to Congress: Let us know the full truth about the military budget

Campaign for Liberty recently cosigned a coalition letter to the Chairman and Ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee asking that they add a provision to the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act requiring the Department of [...]

Ron Paul Classic: War on Opioids and Doctors or War on Patients?

Shortly after the U.S. Senate passed legislation authorizing the creation of "best-practices" for pain management, the Center for Disease Control unveiled new "guidelines" for the use of pain medicines. While the guidelines are non-binding, [...]

This week in Congress: The Good, the Bad, and the Bison

The Senate resumes session today at 3pm and continues work on amendments to the Energy and Water Appropriations Bill. Two amendments up this week of interest to Campaign for Liberty members are an amendment by Washington Senator Patty Murray that [...]

I Don't Care Who Is On the $20, Just Stop Printing More of Them.

Yesterday, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced that former slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman would replace President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. As The New York Times reports: Tubman, an African-American and a Union spy during the [...]