The Federal Reserve has Failed

A new bill being introduced, ironically named the "Sound Dollar Act," seeks to end the Fed's dual mandate of maximizing employment and maintaining stable prices by removing the employment mandate.The only problem, one that should [...]

Liberty NewsWire: February 24, 2012

Seven states on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the federal government requirement that religious employers offer health insurance coverage that includes contraceptives and other birth control services. - CNNObamaCareCNN – Seven States Sue [...]

Liberty NewsWire: Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

During an undercover marijuana sting at a South Florida school, a teenage boy began to fall for someone he thought was just another teenage girl.But the boy's crush turned out to be an undercover police officer, who would later have him [...]

The New Bush Doctrine

Opinion polls suggest that the American people don’t want a new war in the Middle East, but apparently congress does, with 32 Senators co-sponsoring a resolution on Thursday that will constrain the White House from adopting any policy vis-

Liberty NewsWire Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Both at home and abroad, critics have argued that Hollywood’s vision of an Internet — one where it is empowered to hunt down violators — cares far more about protecting copyright than it does about protecting the public’s [...]

Smoking Bans Violate Property Rights

In this new video from the Institute for Humane Studies, "Smoking Bans: Banning Freedom," Professor Aeon Skoble discusses how the focus of smoking bans around the country has been framed as "smokers rights vs. non-smokers [...]

Senator Paul v. Over-Criminalization

Senator Paul (R-KY) has placed holds on S. 409, S. 839, and S. 605, three bills that add dozens of synthetic drugs to the list of federal Schedule I narcotics.  His hold has angered the bills’ sponsors, Sen. Schumer, Sen. [...]

Liberty NewsWire: February 22, 2012

Then there is the argument that more private gun ownership will lead to more accidents because the average citizen isn’t sufficiently trained to use a weapon defensively. While gun accidents do occur, the Cato study indicates that they are [...]

Virginia v. NDAA

Unlike their Federal counterparts, the Virginia House of Delegates takes seriously the U.S. Constitution and voted 96-4 in support of House Bill 1160 (HB1160).  HB1160 prevents any employee or member of the military of Virginia from [...]

Liberty NewsWire: Friday, February 17th, 2012

The city of Northampton is once again taking a bold stance against a controversial federal law. It became the first city in New England to pass a resolution rejecting the National Defense Authorization Act Thursday night." - Heidi Voight for [...]