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Civil Liberties Hodgepodge

 
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Civil Liberties Hodgepodge

This week there’s been a number of stories worth highlighting regarding your civil liberties. On Monday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled the administration must disclose the legal rationale behind the targeted killing program that has  resulted in the deaths of several Americans, most famously Anwar al-Awlaki and Samir Khan, a Pakistani […]


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When the IRS Attacks

Recently, the IRS levied a fine (plus interest for each day it’s not paid) against Campaign for Liberty for withholding the names of our donors from the IRS on our annual 990 filing. As a matter of principle, C4L believes it is vital to protect the privacy of our donors to prevent some form of […]


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From The Folks Who Wanted to Be In Charge of Cybersecurity

This week, the Internet is in a tizzy, rightfully so, over the discovery of the Heartbleed bug — one of the biggest security glitches in the history of the Internet. But now come the juicier revelations that the NSA may have known about it for at least two years, and not only told no one […]


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Got Freedom?

“If anybody believes in liberty, they ought to believe in the right of every individual to drink raw milk,” C4L Chairman Ron Paul said in this free segment from the Ron Paul Channel. He was discussing a Politico article about two new bills sponsored by Rep. Thomas Massie (KY-4),  which Campaign for Liberty supports, the “Milk […]


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Retiring Rep. Moran Complains Congress is Underpaid

In a country where the median household income is $53,046, outgoing Rep. Jim Moran (VA-8) complained yesterday that, despite what Americans believe, members of Congress are underpaid. “I think the American people should know that the members of Congress are underpaid,” Moran told CQ Roll Call. The comments were made during a markup of legislation to continue […]


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