National Blog - page 120
Campaign for Liberty Strongly Opposes De Facto E-Cigarette Ban
SPRINGFIELD, Virginia - Today, Campaign for Liberty came out strongly against the Food and Drug Administration’s e-cigarette regulations requiring all e-cigarette products produced after February 15, 2007 to go through the Pre-Market Tobacco [...]
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RON PAUL: Drafting Women Means Equality in Slavery
Last week the House Armed Services Committee approved an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act requiring women to register with Selective Service. This means that if Congress ever brings back the draft, women will be forcibly sent [...]
Ron Paul Classic: War on Opioids and Doctors or War on Patients?
Shortly after the U.S. Senate passed legislation authorizing the creation of "best-practices" for pain management, the Center for Disease Control unveiled new "guidelines" for the use of pain medicines. While the guidelines are non-binding, [...]
Ron Paul: Yes, Prince Faisal, We Need to "Recalibrate" Our Relationship
For decades the US and Saudi Arabia have shared a peculiar relationship: the Saudis sell relatively cheap oil to the United States for which they accept our fiat currency. They then recycle those paper dollars into the US military-industrial [...]
Regulatory budget a good way to start rolling back the regulatory state
When most people think of the costs government imposes on the economy, they usually think of taxation. However, a greater burden on the economy may be imposed by federal regulations. Unfortunately, Congress has made no attempt to measure the [...]
Campaign for Liberty to Congress: Let us know the full truth about the military budget
Campaign for Liberty recently cosigned a coalition letter to the Chairman and Ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee asking that they add a provision to the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act requiring the Department of [...]
Federal Reserve Leaves Interest Rate Unchanged
Yesterday, the Federal Reserve left its target federal funds rate unchanged. Paul-Martin Foss at the Carl Menger Center for the Study of Money and Banking explains: Another rate hike is expected at the earliest at the June FOMC meeting, with the [...]
Campaign for Liberty Supports Lowering Tariffs
As mentioned in this week's Congress update, Campaign for Liberty is supporting the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 (H.R. 4923). This legislation updates the procedures for approving Miscellaneous Tariff Bills (MTBs). MTBs [...]
This week in Congress: The Good, the Bad, and the Bison
The Senate resumes session today at 3pm and continues work on amendments to the Energy and Water Appropriations Bill. Two amendments up this week of interest to Campaign for Liberty members are an amendment by Washington Senator Patty Murray that [...]