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Liberty NewsWire – April 6, 2012

The federal government ran a $777 billion deficit for the first six months of fiscal year 2012, the Congressional Budget Office estimated on Friday, including a $196 billion hole in March, marking the 40th straight month of deficits. – The Washington Times 40th Straight Deficit Month for Government – The Washington Times Dodd Talks About […]


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Liberty NewsWire: April 5, 2012

[Illinois'] top court is poised to rule on Cook County’s assault weapons ban Thursday in a case that will determine the fate of one of Illinois’ signature gun-control laws. The county ordinance specifically outlaws the sale or possession of “any assault weapon or large capacity magazine.” It describes several traits of prohibited weapons — such […]


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Headline Hodgepodge

Surprise! It's not just the feds tracking your cell phone anymore. Following a series of FOIA requests by the ACLU, the New York Times reported on Sunday that local police around the country have been using cell phone tracking as a routine surveillance tool.  This has long been a topic of discussion among security wonks and other […]


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Liberty NewsWire Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

"An electronic curtain has fallen around Iran," U.S. President Barack Obama warned in a recent video message marking the Persian New Year. Government censorship and surveillance, he said, make it more difficult for Iranians to "access the information that they want," denying "the rest of the world the benefit of interacting with the Iranian people." […]


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Liberty NewsWire: April 3, 2012

The Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted a “mosque outreach” program to compile information on American Muslim organizations and “their constitutionally-protected beliefs and activities, without any suspicion of wrongdoing,” according to documents released by the American Civil Liberties Union. According to the ACLU, documents show that the FBI categorized First Amendment-protected and other “innocuous activities” as […]


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