Several weeks ago, Campaign for Liberty joined a broad coalition of organizations on a letter to Congress supporting a group of National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) amendments to cut spending on unnecessary and wasteful projects and increase fiscal discipline and transparency. Not only did most of these amendments pass, they passed as part of “en bloc” […]
The Senate Armed Services Committee was so desperate to mark-up the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) in secret they may have violated Senate Rules to do so. According to Roll-Call: Before the May 21 markup began, CQ Roll Call discovered the doors to the committee room on the second floor of the Russell Senate Office […]
A common refrain from talking heads and pundits is that there is too little bipartisanship in Washington. However, Senate “debate” over the FISA Amendments Act reauthorization, and its passage by a vote of 73-23, showed that our Honorary Chairman Ron Paul’s position is more accurate — on the issues that truly matter, there is simply […]
Referring to indefinite detention as “an abomination,” Senator Paul urged his colleagues to vote against the FY 2013 NDAA Conference Report. Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed the report by a vote of 315-107. The Senate passed the report by a vote of 81-14.
Yesterday, in a closed door conference committee on the FY 2013 National Defense Authorization Act, conferees stripped out an amendment that would have prohibited the indefinite detention of American citizens and lawful permanent residents. In a letter sent to both the House and Senate today, Campaign for Liberty President John Tate urged Congressmen to vote […]