It almost smells like sabotage. Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont, who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee, has announced he plans to introduce an amendment to a sweeping immigration reform bill that would allow gay U.S. citizens to sponsor their foreign-born partners in order to obtain green cards. That’s something heterosexual couples already are able […]
At this point it probably no longer qualifies as news, but for what it’s worth: Federal Reserve officials decided during the central bank’s Federal Open Markets Committee meeting this week to continue keeping interest rates low and making monthly $85 billion bond purchases. Notable of the most recent FOMC meeting, however, is that, unlike at […]
The controversy over the September attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya, is ongoing. The U.S. government has reportedly identified the mastermind behind the attack, who is said to be walking free in Libya. The FBI has released the following posters bearing the images of individuals who were at the compound prior to 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.
President Barack Obama did something on Tuesday that he rarely does: Benefiting from the fact that Congress is out of town, making it difficult for legislators scattered about the country to retort, the President spoke with reporters.
The Governmental Accountability Office, Congress’ financial investigative and auditing agency, has gotten involved in the controversy over the Department of Homeland Security’s massive buy-up of firearms ammunition.
In a lengthy investigation into security breaches at the Dallas-Ft. Worth International Airport, Dallas-Ft. Worth police made a pretty interesting discovery: The easiest way to subvert security measures designed to prevent hijackings or terrorist acts inside airports is to join the ranks of those hired to do the enforcement.
Two billboards erected in Greeley, Colo., which use the historic mistreatment of Native Americans by the Federal government to make the case against gun control, have drawn fire from some residents who say the images are offensive.
Former President Bill Clinton discussed how politicians should go about passing more gun-control legislation, his sadness that his assault weapons ban has expired and where public opinion splits on gun control during a recent event at Georgetown University. Clinton said that politicians should measure the intensity of the opposition when introducing gun-control legislation, intensity that […]
With five months left until health coverage exchanges are due to release their insurer lists for those who’ll be “opting in” to Obamacare in 2014, a poll has come out revealing that a staggering 42 percent of Americans don’t even know that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is — as it has been […]