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Kill the Death Tax

 
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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 Each time before it had been repealed shortly after hostilities ended, but by 1918, it was clear Congress […]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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Press Conference in Opposition to Internet Sales Taxes

This morning, C4L President John Tate participated in a press conference with a group of freshman legislators from the House and Senate, including Senators Paul and Cruz, along with Representatives Thomas Massie (KY-4), Steve Daines (MT), Ron DeSantis (FL-6), among others. As John mentioned in his remarks, The Marketplace Fairness act is not about leveling […]


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Strengthening Civil Liberties With the NDAA

Later this week, the House will have the opportunity to strengthen civil liberties for all Americans by adopting two amendments introduced by Rep. Trey Radel (FL-19), and cosponsored by Reps. Justin Amash (MI-3), Thomas Massie (KY-4), and Matt Salmon (AZ-5). Read more from their joint press release below: Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Trey Radel […]


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VIDEO: Ben Swann on Campaign for Liberty and His New Project

Thanks to Ben Swann for his shout out to C4L in the video below! Learn more about his Kickstarter project for his “Liberty is Rising Truth in Media” effort here: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/439668500/liberty-is-rising-truth-in-media-project-0


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