Two days ago, it looked as though an effort by conservatives to force completion of a 700-mile fence along the U.S.-Mexico border had died on the Senate floor. But Thursday, it appeared that a revived, retooled border security amendment had made its way back into the discussion.
Robert Fraley, the Chief Technology Officer for Monsanto Corporation, has been named as one of three recipients of the World Food Prize, an honor commonly referred to as the ‘Nobel […]
A bill that aims to rein in the vague and easily-misapplied Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), and hopefully curb a pattern of government bullying of online dissenters, was introduced […]
Speaking in Belfast, Northern Ireland, the location of this year’s G8 summit, President Barack Obama flatly told a crowd of about 2,000 that parochial schools are, essentially, part of the problem. Naturally, the listening crowd had more than a few Irish Catholics in attendance.
Obamacare was ostensibly conceived to enrich the lives of Americans living near the bottom of the economic food chain. But with Obamacare’s 2014 start inching nearer, tangible examples are emerging that show how the President’s radical vision of wealth distribution is fast tracking everybody to the poorhouse.
The National Institutes of Health is devoting $509,000 in grant funds to a Baltimore-based outreach program aimed at curbing sexual promiscuity and abuse of methamphetamine among homosexual addicts. How? By […]
Gary Pruitt, president of The Associated Press (AP), told the National Press Club at a luncheon today that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) enjoys the luxury of operating with few […]
A software update to recent models of the Apple iPhone 4S and iPhone 5 will soon have AT&T cellular customers scratching their heads, trying to figure out a way to decline “Presidential” alerts from automatically appearing on their screens.
The potential GOP candidate who stands to glean the greatest number of crossover votes nationwide is none other than corpulent New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. A new Gallup poll shows what many conservatives have known for a long time: Christie is more beloved outside his own party than within it.
The U.S. Senate tossed a provision in the Gang of Eight’s controversial attempt at bipartisan-backed immigration reform, voting 54-39 against a measure that would have mandated the construction of a […]
A young North Carolina couple returning from a Father’s Day outing with their infant daughter slowed down for a DUI checkpoint in Brunswick County, N.C., Sunday evening. That’s when the […]
The police department in a small Texas town is backpedaling on the actions of two officers who arrested a local woman simply because she asked to see an arrest warrant before they attempted to apprehend her juvenile son for an undisclosed alleged crime.
A detailed set of guidelines explaining how State and Federal agencies will determine patient eligibility for Obamacare coverage was released late last week, and it authorizes government at all levels to pass around your personal medical information, as well as share it with the Internal Revenue Service.
A Dutch study has found that having a baby at home with a midwife is likely safer than going through childbirth in a hospital environment. The study, which was released […]
A while back, we told you about a West Virginia eighth-grader who wore a National Rifle Association shirt to school and got suspended — and arrested — for peaceably refusing to […]
Proposition 200, Arizona’s 2004 law making it mandatory for would-be voters to provide proof of their citizenship, died before the U.S. Supreme Court today. The Court ruled that Arizona does […]
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.
Like most people who call the humane society to remove feral dogs and cats, an Ohio couple assumed animal control would simply come and take feral kittens from their yard. They knew that some form of euthanasia would probably end their lives. They weren’t expecting Humane Officer Barry Accorti’s brand of euthanasia, though.
How we live plays a big role in how well our memories function, especially as we begin to age. Thankfully, in many cases, it’s relatively easy to prevent or avoid many of the behaviors and choices that chip away at our cognition and ability to recall information, both recent and from the distant past.
Of all the cases the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is looking into, there’s probably not a higher-profile one than that of the Internal Revenue Service and its discriminatory election-year […]
CBS News’ Sharyl Attkisson, one of the only mainstream media reporters who has relentlessly pursued the Administration of President Barack Obama for the truth behind its handling of the Benghazi, Libya, embassy […]
Ever since Islamic groups cried out against the FBI’s semi-successful surveillance into terrorist plots that emanated from mosques, the agency has been forced to turn its attention elsewhere in the ongoing campaign to uncover domestic terrorism.
When the Arkansas Legislature passed a concealed carry law in April, it exempted schools from having to comply. That left university officials throughout the State in charge of deciding whether conceal carry is legal on campus, and many of them quickly banned it.