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Liberty NewsWire: July 24, 2012

Ice-T: "Well, I'll give up my gun when everybody does. Doesn't that make sense? If there were guns here, would you want to be the only person without one?" Krishnan Guru-Murthy, anchor, Channel 4 News: "So do you carry guns routinely at home?" Ice-T: "Yeah, it's legal in the United States. It's part of our […]


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Date Set for Audit the Fed Vote!

I have some very exciting news! After years of C4L’s hard work to secure a standalone vote on Audit the Fed in the U.S. House, our day has arrived. C4L has learned that Congressman Ron Paul’s H.R. 459, our Audit the Fed bill, will be voted on next Tuesday, July 24! But this also means […]


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Afternoon “DISCLOSE” Act Vote (UPDATED)

Around 3pm, the Senate will hold another vote on S. 3369, the so-called "DISCLOSE" Act. (UPDATE – The Senate failed to invoke cloture on the bill, 53-45.) While the Senate could certainly be debating more important issues, such as Audit the Fed, speeding up troop withdraw from Afghanistan, withholding foreign aid from Pakistan until they free Dr. […]


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Senate Vote on DISCLOSE

Thanks to your help today, the First Amendment-shredding "DISCLOSE" Act was defeated by a vote of 51-44! The roll call is below.  (Note: Senator Reid voted "no" so he could reserve the right to bring the legislation back up for another cloture vote, which we hear could even be tomorrow.) Akaka (D-HI), Yea Alexander (R-TN), Nay Ayotte (R-NH), Nay Barrasso (R-WY), Nay Baucus […]


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Liberty NewsWire: July 17, 2012

Gov. Robert F. McDonnell (R) on Monday ceremoniously signed four bills intended to make it harder for government to take property by eminent domain and to ensure that property owners are justly compensated when it does so. But McDonnell does not have the final word. While twice approved by the General Assembly, the proposed constitutional amendment […]


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