Va Governor signs bill exempting non-ACA insurance plans until 2017

On November 19th, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe(D) signed into law SB 5014, which allows health insurance companies to continue offering non-ACA compliant plans through 2017. This comes as welcome relief for the nearly 250,000 Virginians who [...]

Liberty at the Movies: Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1

Those who enjoy good movies with libertarian themes should not miss Mockingjay, Part 1, the third and second-to-last movie in The Hunger Games series. For those unfamiliar with the series, The Hunger Games takes place in a dystopian society [...]

Campaign for Liberty to Congress: Preserve Internet Freedom

Campaign for Liberty has joined a coalition of free-market groups in signing a letter to the House and Senate leadership opposing the "Restoration of America's Wire Act," legislation that would impose a federal ban on online gambling. This [...]

Defeat of USA FREEDOM Act is a Victory for Freedom

It will not shock readers to hear that quite often legislation on Capitol Hill is not as advertised. When Congress wants to do something particularly objectionable, they tend give it a fine-sounding name. The PATRIOT Act is perhaps the best-known [...]

Campaign for Liberty to Congress: NO Lame Duck ObamaCare bailouts!

Campaign for Liberty has signed a letter to Congress requesting they prohibit taxpayer funds from being used to bail out insurance companies who have chosen to participate in ObamaCare. Text of the letter is available  below and [...]

Who Wants to be Defense Secretary?

It seems nobody wants to be Secretary of Defense in the Obama administration. The president’s first two Defense Secretaries, Robert Gates and Leon Panetta, both complained bitterly this month about their time in the administration. The [...]

Lame Ducks raise taxes on Duck Hunters

Last week, the Lame Duck Congress voice voted a $119 million tax hike on... duck hunters. The House did this by passing the "Federal Duck Stamp Act of 2014" (H.R. 5069), which raised the "fee" hunters must pay to obtain a permit to hunt on [...]

Will the Internet Tax Mandate ruin (ugly) Christmas Sweaters?

Bloomberg Businessweek has an interesting story on "The Big Business of Ugly Christmas Sweaters."  The article points out how many small businesses and online entrepreneurs are profiting from selling "ugly" Christmas sweaters: The novelty item [...]

Campaign for Liberty stands against Internet Sales Tax

C4L Vice President of Policy Norm Singleton spoke at a press conference last week against the Internet Sales Tax. C4L members should be on the lookout for attempts to pass the Internet Sales Tax in the lame duck session.

Does Congress support Global ID cards?

Maybe. This week, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3398, the "Girls Count Act."  The purpose of this act is to protect the rights of girls in developing countries. This is certainly an admirable goal; after all, who could object to [...]