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Liberty NewsWire: May 1, 2012

Four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes, including militant Anwar Awlaki in Yemen. Two other Americans identified as Al Qaeda supporters were inadvertently slain in drone strikes, and Awlaki's teenage son, who was not considered a militant, was killed in a strike weeks after his father's death. Brennan provided little clarity on what […]


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Liberty NewsWire Monday, April 30th, 2012

A baby who got through security at Newark Airport without being properly screened Friday triggered an evacuation and set off a round of finger-pointing. The Transportation Security Administration suggested that airport cops over-reacted to the “low-risk” breach — while the Port Authority complained the feds waited too long to notify them. Passengers, meanwhile, had to […]


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C4L Letter to the Hill, Re: CISPA

Dear Representative, On behalf of over half a million Campaign for Liberty members who are deeply concerned about government’s expanding invasions on their privacy, I urge you to vote “NO” on H.R. 3523, the “Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act of 2011” (CISPA). The American people depend on their elected representatives to be the guardians […]


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Liberty NewsWire: April 27, 2012

“The decision to withdraw this rule — including provisions to define the ‘parental exemption’ — was made in response to thousands of comments expressing concerns about the effect of the proposed rules on small family-owned farms,” the Department said in a press release Thursday evening. “To be clear, this regulation will not be pursued for […]


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Liberty NewsWire: Thursday, April 26th, 2012

So let me just say what should be obvious to everyone by now.  CISPA is a bad idea.  The bill can’t be fixed.  And in the event of passage, the law will cause unintended harm to the Internet ecosystem. That last part is especially ironic given the bill’s intention, which is to increase security for […]


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