Archive for April 2nd, 2013
WASHINGTON (UPI) — U.S. retail receipts jumped 4.7 percent in the week ending Saturday, a trade group in Washington said. The International Council of Shopping Centers-Goldman Sachs weekly sales report said sales rose week to week with a boost from Easter’s early arrival. In 2012, Easter fell on April 8, while this year it came […]
NEW YORK (UPI) — The value of mergers and acquisitions in the first quarter jumped in the United States, but fell worldwide in the first quarter to a 10-year low. Worldwide, the value of deals was the lowest it has been since 2003, The New York Times reported Tuesday. The value of the deals reached […]
PYONGYANG, North Korea, April 2 (UPI) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he wants to avoid a path “nobody should want to follow” after North Korea said it would restart a nuclear reactor. North Korea’s state-run Korean Central News Agency reported Tuesday the country’s atomic energy department would “readjust and restart all the nuclear facilities” […]
NELSON, Ga., (UPI) — The Nelson, Ga., City Council voted to pass a ordinance requiring all heads of household to own a firearm and ammunition, officials said. Police Chief Heath Mitchell — the city’s lone police officer — approves of the new firearms ordinance, which he said he hopes protects residents from criminal outsiders. “They’re […]
TRENTON, N.J., (UPI) — Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill Monday that bans anyone under 17 from New Jersey tanning booths. Christie said he is wary of imposing new regulations on small businesses, The Star-Ledger of Newark reported. “Nonetheless, I sign this bill because of the documented and well-understood risks associated with the misuse of […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories that Personal Liberty staffers will be keeping an eye on throughout the day. Click the links for the full stories.
One of the most powerful tools at the state’s disposal in recent years has been so-called fusion centers, which allow for citizen data to be collected and stored in central locations for access by all levels of law enforcement.
Those who find firearms and firearm ownership either uninteresting or appalling would be both mortified and surprised by the goings-on at a gun show. The rows upon rows of firearms and firearm-related accoutrement would mortify you, while the complete lack of hatred and shouted invective would surprise you.
North Korea has the potential to become a trigger point for multiple economic catastrophes, and there are people in this world who would be happy to use such crises to serve their own interests.
President Barack Obama has issued a proclamation declaring April “National Financial Capability Month,” urging individuals and families to become more conscientious about how they manage their personal budgets.