Germany using typewriters, classical music to thwart NSA

German officials, incensed at the NSA's ability to spy on German officials and citizens, are considering using typewriters to combat NSA spying. According to The Telegraph, government officials are also taking measure to ensure the NSA cannot [...]

C4L Joins Call to End the Ex-Im Bank!

Campaign for Liberty President John Tate recently joined with 42 other signatories in sending a letter to all Senate and House Republicans to oppose reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank. The Ex-Im Bank, long a target of C4L Chairman Ron [...]

House GOP Transportation bill: More Wimpy Budgeting

Today, the House passed legislation (HR 5021) to fund the Highway Trust Fund for one year. Authority for the fund, which provides federal money for transportation projects--defined as including not just highways but mass transit projects, bike [...]

No, Fewer Turnovers Won’t Prevent Minimum Wage Layoffs

By: Colin Combs On July 5th, Jared Bernstein wrote for the Washington Post that “No, raising the minimum wage doesn’t lead to layoffs”. He then proceeded to immediately contradict that statement by moving his goalpost over to saying that [...]

What’s Missing in the Current Immigration ‘Crisis’ Debate

Over the past several weeks we have seen a significant increase in illegal immigration, as thousands of unaccompanied minors pour across what seems an invisible southern border into the United States. The mass immigration has, as to be expected, [...]

National Internet Tax Mandate Rears its Ugly Head

We face a grave threat over the next two weeks in the Senate of Harry Reid trying to attach the National Internet Tax Mandate to a House passed bill, the Internet Tax Freedom Act, which was intended to prevent new taxes on email and Internet [...]

Bipartisan group of lawmakers urge McCarthy to hold vote on Audit the Fed

Today, a bipartisan group of lawmakers sent a letter to House Majority Whip and House Majority Leader-elect Kevin McCarthy, urging him to take action on H.R. 24 "Audit the Fed." Congressman Paul Broun (R-Ga), the lead sponsor of H.R. 24, penned [...]

Pennsylvania sends draft notices to men born in 1800s

Yikes! The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation sent notices out to 14,000 men born in the 1800s telling them they must register for the draft. From Reuters: Jane Huey was surprised, to say the least, when a letter arrived at her Kingston, [...]

Let your 9-year-old play in the park unsupervised, go to jail

A mother in South Carolina let her 9-year-old daughter play in a park while she was at work. Now, the mother is in jail and the daughter is in the custody of Child Protective Services. From Reason Magazine Here are the facts: Debra [...]

Deadline Approaching to Apply for C4L's Fall Internship!

Campaign for Liberty is looking for dedicated, liberty-minded college students to intern for the fall semester (August 25 to December 12). The responsibilities of this paid internship include answering phones, handling correspondence, data [...]