In a free society, whistle-blowers serve as a great equalizer in the battle between everyman and elitist; unfortunately, the U.S. legal system as it currently stands dissuades or, worse, destroys those who bring to light abuse, incompetence and corruption.
A group of Congressional Democrats has come up with yet another outlandish gun control proposal: requiring all gun owners to carry mandatory liability insurance. Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) presented the “Firearm Risk Protection Act” last month with the support of eight Democratic cohorts; she lauded the legislation as “the first bill to require liability insurance […]
There have been numerous recent examples of how the Barack Obama White House is keen on bullying pool reporters in order to retain near-complete control over the Presidential Administration’s image. On Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney gave yet another example of how the White House engages in not-subtle-at-all doublespeak when it provides information […]
The Associate Press, which for 60 years has published the de facto style reference for newsprint journalism, announced Tuesday its venerable Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law would no longer recommend using the term “illegal Immigrant.” AP director of media relations Paul Colford attempted an explanation, of sorts, on the agency’s website, beginning […]
Republican Texas Governor Rick Perry said in a recent interview that he refuses to bow to the Administration of Barack Obama in accepting Medicaid expansions in his State. “Texas will not be held hostage to the Obama administration’s attempt to force us into this fool’s errand,” Perry said Monday. Perry is one of a handful […]
Last week, we told you about the expansion into Tucson, Ariz., of the Armed Citizen Project (ACP), a private, Houston-based gun distribution and training program for residents living in high-crime areas. Now the program is set to launch in North Texas, where receptive residents in and around Dallas can qualify to receive a free shotgun […]
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.
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.
A poll released last week links Americans’ measure of religious devotion with geography, noting a clear pattern shared among the Nation’s most-religious (and least-religious) cities.