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Online gambling next on Sessions's hit list?

Ordering federal attorneys to resume seeking maximum penalties for non-violent drug offenses is not the only action of the Obama Justice Department that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is likely to reverse -- which is really a shame, since there [...]

Assault on Medical Privacy Hidden in Spending Bill

Hidden in the Fiscal Year 2017 funding bill is money to create a "patient tracking system." This is code for a storing all your records online where the can be accused by a medical professional, medical researchers, government officials, anyone [...]

This week in Congress

The House is in session Tuesday through Friday this week. The legislation of most interest to liberty activists the House will consider this week is actually something on the suspension calendar. The bill in question, H.R. 2169, is designed to [...]

Remember the Victims of Communism

Monday, May 1st was Victims of Communism Day. As the title suggests, this is a day to remember the millions of individuals who lost their lives at the hands of these murderous regimes and redouble our commitment to fighting for liberty A great [...]

Is Donald Trump listening to Ron Paul?

At least on education and land policy... Last week, President Trump signed two executive orders that supporters of limited, constitutional government and individual liberty should support. The executive orders do not create new laws or [...]

This week in Congress

The House is in from Monday through Friday this week. The Senate is also in session. The Senate will be focusing on nominations. The big activity this week takes place off the floor --  President Trump's first budget -- and work continues on [...]

Fusion Centers: A Billion Dollars of Paranoia

Before voting on H.R. 2169, which improves information sharing among the Department of Homeland Security and "fusion centers," Representatives should read James Bovard's "A Billion Dollars of Paranoia," which explains the dangers of the "fusion [...]

Potential Committee vote to expand FDA power today

Today the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee will mark up S. 934, the FDA Reauthorization Act. This act renews the FDA's user-fee programs. Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) may offer an amendment giving [...]

10 things I hate about the budget deal

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed the budget bill by a vote of 309-118. You can see the roll-call vote here. The bill is now in the Senate. Campaign for Liberty members should call their senators and tell them to vote against the [...]

This week in Congress

The big issue confronting Congress is passage of a long-term spending bill. Late Sunday night, the House and Senate announced that a deal had been reached. The deal spends 1.7 trillion dollars and does not contain any spending reductions. [...]