UPDATE REPRESENTATIVE MASSIE’S PRO-GUN RIGHTS AMENDMENT PASSED BY A VOTE OF 241-181. Roll-call vote here. Today, the House will consider the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act (HR 5016). Among the items included in the bill is the yearly appropriations for the District of Columbia (DC). Kentucky Representative Thomas Massie (KY-04) will be offering […]
Not only did every member of the GOP leadership vote against the Massie amendment to the Defense Appropriations bill forbidding warrantless wiretapping of American citizens, they also distorted the amendment in their official summary and vote recommendation: Massie Amdt- “Prohibits funds from being used to fully exploit lawfully collected foreign intelligence information collected under Sec. […]
A bipartisan collation of members are offering an amendment to the Defense Department Appropriations Bill forbidding the use of funds to conduct warrantless surveillance of American citizens. Passing this amendment would be a major step forward in the battle to restore the Fourth Amendment. Among the members in the bipartisan coalition are Representative Thomas Massive […]
Campaign for Liberty has frequently reported on the progress of rehabilitating hemp’s image and rescuing the crop (which has deep historical roots in our country) from the stigma it’s been given since being classified as a Schedule 1 narcotic in 1970, a victim of overzealous government regulators wildly swinging their broad brush. This week, Rolling […]
Late last night, by a vote of 246-162, the House voted on, and passed, Rep Thomas Massie’s hemp amendment C4L urged our members to take action on yesterday. The amendment simply stated, “that no funds may be used by the Department of Justice or the Drug Enforcement Administration to violate the clear language of section 7606, […]
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