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Action Alert: House DOD Appropriations Bill

 
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Action Alert: House DOD Appropriations Bill

The House may take up the Department of Defense Appropriations Bill later this week, and C4L Members should take action TODAY to urge an open amendment process. If your representative sits on the rules committee, they especially need to hear from you immediately. Representatives Justin Amash, Thomas Massie, Mick Mulvaney, John Conyers, and Jared Polis […]


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Deadline Approaching to Intern with C4L This Fall!

Campaign for Liberty is looking for dedicated, liberty-minded high school or college students to intern for our fall semester (August 19 – December 13). The responsibilities of this paid internship include answering phones, handling correspondence, data entry, research projects, occasional blogging, aiding in the organization of petition drives to Congress, and assisting staff members when necessary. In […]


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Blessed Are the Peacemakers

From the director of Gods and Generals and Gettysburg comes a new story of the Civil War told from a unique perspective, one that perhaps has not yet been told through American cinema. Director Ron Maxwell and screenwriter Bill Kauffman bring the conflict to life in a new way by adapting Harold Frederic’s 1893 novel The Copperhead […]


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Kill the Death Tax

A particularly pernicious “temporary” tax was forced upon the American people in 1916 to help fund the American intervention into the first World War. This was the fourth time Congress had passed an “estate tax” for “defense purposes.” Each time before it had been repealed shortly after hostilities ended, but by 1918, it was clear Congress […]


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House Vote on Industrial Hemp Passes

Thursday morning, the House passed an amendment on industrial hemp to the Farm Bill offered by Representatives Jared Polis (CO), Earl Bluemenauer (OR), and Thomas Massie (KY),  by a vote of 225-200. This amendment was debated Wednesday evening, where the public learned the DEA was strongly lobbying for a “No” vote on the amendment, raising […]


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