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Apply Today for C4L’s Fall Internship!

Campaign for Liberty is looking for dedicated, liberty-minded college students to intern for the fall semester (August 25 to December 12). 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. Major projects this fall […]


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Welcome to the 21st Century, 4th Amendment!

In a seemingly rare unanimous decision, the Supreme Court ruled today that police must get a warrant for most* cell phone searches. Washington Post reports: Modern cellphones “hold for many Americans the privacies of life,” Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wrote, quoting an earlier Supreme Court decision. “The fact that technology now allows an […]


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Virginia Defeats ObamaCare’s Medicaid Expansion — For Now…

Late last night, the General Assembly wrapped up its special session and finalized a budget — without ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion! You may recall McAuliffe tried to veto a provision prohibiting the Governor from unilaterally proceeding to expand Medicaid under ObamaCare, but Speaker Bill Howell ruled it out of order last night and cast the veto […]


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Ron Paul and the Liberty Movement have changed the discussion in Washington, D.C.

A potential showdown this fall over the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank (or, Ex-Im Bank) could be a bellwether of just how much Ron Paul and the Liberty Movement have changed the discussion in Washington, D.C. over the past six years. In a post titled “Welcome to Dave Brat’s America: Majority Leader-elect Kevin McCarthy says […]


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Stockman Introduces: “Dog Ate My Tax Receipts Resolution”

Sometimes, outright mocking those in power or the powerful institutions for which they serve is the only way to bring attention to a grave injustice. Thank goodness then for Rep. Steve Stockman, who last week introduced what might be the most sarcastic, biting (pun intended) resolution of the 113th Congress, the “Dog Ate My Tax […]


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