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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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GOP Turncoats Support Internet Sales Taxes

Friday’s vote on Senator Enzi’s (R-WY) so-called “Marketplace Fairness Act” was a gift for the liberty movement. Before Friday, it wasn’t clear where the Senate stood on what really ought to be called the National Internet Tax Mandate. Thanks to their vote, now we know… and it wasn’t pretty for Senate Republicans. Twenty-six Senate R’s […]


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Glenn Jacobs Slams the National Internet Tax Mandate

“Don’t be fooled by its title,” writes Glenn Jacobs, “the Marketplace Fairness Act is anything but fair.” The Marketplace Fairness Act is being pushed by three US senators, Dick Durbin, an Illinois Democrat, Mike Enzi, a Wyoming Republican, and Lamar Alexander, a Tennessee Republican. What is the injustice that the Marketplace Fairness Act addresses? Under […]


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