DETROIT, (UPI) – A group known as the Detroit Mower Gang is inviting volunteers to join them for a 24-hour event to mow grass at the city’s abandoned playgrounds. Detroit Mower Gang chief mower Tom Nardone, 43, said the first Motown Mowdown by Husqvarna will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at O’Shea Playground and will […]
PHILADELPHIA, (UPI) – A Philadelphia medical examiner has ruled the death of a 7-month-old child of a couple who believe in faith healing was a homicide. An autopsy report found the infant, Brandon Scott Schaible, died April 18 from bacterial pneumonia and dehydration in the home of his parents, Herbert and Catherine Schaible, the Philadelphia […]
WASHINGTON, (UPI) – President Obama is expected to discuss Thursday at the National Defense University is justification for drone strikes and what they achieved, observers said. Obama also may discuss the decline in the use of unmanned aircraft strikes, The New York Times reported Tuesday. Current and former officials told the Times the reason the […]
WASHINGTON, (UPI) – An anti-gun group is suing a small city in Georgia for enacting a law that requires the head of every household to own a gun and ammunition. The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence charges the Second Amendment doesn’t give government the right to require individuals to possess firearms, the group said […]
IRVING, Texas, (UPI) – Backers of a resolution to allow openly gay youth to join Boy Scouts of America vow to continue to fight even if they lose this week’s vote. Zach Wahls, founder of Scouts for Equality, told The Dallas Morning News his members want “to make the BSA the strongest it can be.” […]
NEW YORK, (UPI) – Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, forced to resign from Congress because of Twitter, entered the New York mayor’s race Wednesday via YouTube. Weiner’s video, posted shortly after midnight, asked New Yorkers “to give him a second chance to work for you.” While it ended with a political pitch, much of the […]
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.
The Associated Press wiretapping scandal and resultant revelations of Federal spying on American journalists has revealed the true contempt and fear that the Administration of Barack Obama — an Administration that has prosecuted twice as many Americans under the 1917 Espionage Act than all other Administrations combined — has for a well-informed populace.
More explosive details highlighting the culpability of top Administration officials in the deaths of Americans at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, in September could emerge as more whistle-blowers come forth, reports indicate.
A poll released Tuesday estimates that a majority of Americans blame the Internal Revenue Service hit job on deliberate targeting ordered by someone or coordinated by a group. And there’s a corresponding bump in the proportion of Americans who, according to a separate poll released Monday, approve of the Tea Party and its small-government message in the wake of the IRS scandal.