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URGENT: Senate to Vote on National Internet Tax Mandate

 
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URGENT: Senate to Vote on National Internet Tax Mandate

The Senate is expected to vote around 5pm this evening on the so-called “Marketplace Fairness Act,” though it really should be called the “National Internet Tax Mandate.” C4L has faxed over 250,000 petitions from our members in opposition to this latest tax hike scheme. There’s still time to sign your fax petition here, but to […]


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CISPA Vote Imminent – UPDATED

The House has just returned from a brief recess and will begin voting on a series of amendments before voting on final passage of the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act. This legislation endangers the privacy of Internet users, as companies are encouraged to share information “cybersecurity threat information” with government intelligence agencies, including […]


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Stay Vigilant on Guns

Yesterday, defenders of the Second Amendment won a solid victory in the battle against our gun rights. However, both Senator Reid and President Obama were quick to point out they only view this as the beginning. There are still two anti-gun amendments to be voted on today, so this fight is far from over. In […]


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Senate Vote on Guns!

Hill sources indicate that by 4pm this afternoon, the Senate will be voting on a list of nine gun-control amendments including the Toomey-Manchin national gun registry, the Feinstein gun ban, and the Lautenberg¬† magazine ban. Contact your senators and demand they vote against these ill-conceived gun-control schemes. See John Tate’s latest action alert email below: […]


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Time for the Federal Government to Act on Hemp

Last night, the Kentucky General Assembly passed SB 50 by a vote of 88-4 after having previously passed the Kentucky State Senate 31-6. SB 50 creates a regulatory framework for industrial hemp in Kentucky, provided the federal government moves to decouple industrial hemp from marijuana by amending the 1970 Controlled Substances Act. While Senator Paul […]


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