By Tag "civil liberties"
Norm Singleton discusses the future of efforts to ban online gambling
I recently appeared on the Poker Player's Alliance Podcast to discuss the future of efforts to ban online gambling and other key liberty issues. Listen to the chat with my friend and champion of liberty Rich Munny here.
UPDATE: Congress suspends our rights!
UPDATE: Today, the House leadership pulled the bill increasing funding for the Kennedy Center. However, the FTO Passport Revocation Act of 2015 by voice vote. Interestingly, that first it appeared the passport bill was also being pulled from [...]
Campaign for Liberty Supports Labrador Amendment to USA Freedom Act
Yesterday, Campaign for Liberty signed a coalition letter in support of Rep. Labrador's Amendment to the USA Freedom Act. While Campaign for Liberty opposes the USA Freedom Act in its current form, C4L supports Labrador's Amendment as well as [...]
C4L Chair Ron Paul Opposes USA Freedom Act, Endorses Surveillance State Repeal Act
SPRINGFIELD, Virginia - Today, Campaign for Liberty came out strongly against the inaptly named “USA Freedom Act” and endorsed the Surveillance State Repeal Act. The USA Freedom Act, sponsored by Rep. Sensenbrenner, would extend and amend [...]
Can Congress Effectively Oversee the Vast Surveillance State?
According to a new report from the Associated Press, the Senate Intelligence Committee is creating a sort of "secret encyclopedia" of America's surveillance programs. Surprisingly, this hasn't picked up as much media attention as it [...]
Too much Ominibus
This week Congress will be voting on the $1.140 trillion Ominibus spending bill. As is the case with all these big spending bills that are rushed to the floor before most members have a chance to read them, this year's Ominbus is chocked full of [...]
Ron Paul Statement to Senate Hearing on Cyber Crime
C4L Chairman Ron Paul submitted the following statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism's hearing on "Cyber Crime: Modernizing our Legal Framework for the Information Age." Statement of Former Congressman [...]
Campaign for Liberty Supports Poe-Lofgren Amendment to USA Freedom Act
Yesterday, Campaign for Liberty signed a coalition letter to Congressional Leadership in support of the Poe-Lofgren Amendment to the USA Freedom Act. The amendment would prohibit the government from collecting the communications of US persons [...]
It's High Time to End the War on Drugs!
Today seems like a good day to pass along some comments on the federal War on Drugs from C4L Chairman Ron Paul. Below is an excerpt from the chapter titled "Prohibition", in his 2011 book, Liberty Defined: 50 Essential Issues That Affect Our [...]
Campaign for Liberty opposes "Operation Choke Point"
Campaign for Liberty has joined a coalition letter (text below and linked here) to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley asking the Judiciary Committee to question Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch about "Operation Choke [...]