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SCOTUS Rules Against Unwarranted GPS Tracking

In a unanimous ruling today, the Supreme Court ruled the government placing a GPS on an individuals vehicle constitutes a search and as such requires a warrant under the 4th Amendment. The case was United States v. Antoine Jones, Washington Post reports: The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that police must get a search warrant before using […]


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Rand Paul Detained by TSA – Updated

We've just received word that Senator Rand Paul is currently being detained by the TSA at the Nashville airport for refusing their invasive body pat down after their scanner had an "anomaly." Reports Politico: Paul, a Republican, was apparently traveling to Washington, D.C., when he was detained. He noted earlier on his Twitter that he was […]


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Liberty NewsWire: January 23, 2012

Ryan Jerome, 28, was charged with criminal possession of his .45-caliber Ruger while visiting the famous New York landmark during a September vacation with his girlfriend. Jerome has a license to carry the weapon from his home state of Indiana, but New York's state gun laws do not recognize out-of-state permits. With his case still […]


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Drug War Censorship

It has long been evident that the Drug War is bad for America.  Crime in the streets, millions in prison, violations of civil liberties, along with tens of millions of people still using drugs.  So where's the benefit? It turns out that the Drug War also threatens free speech.  One of the most important organizations […]


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The Day the Internet Fought Back

Wow. That's really all there is to say to sum up the feeling around yesterday's unprecedented Internet protest over the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA). Yesterday's mass action by millions of concerned Americans produced a tidal wave of opposition that rolled over DC, sent cosponsors and bill supporters reeling, […]


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