When a call came in last week reporting someone had seen a gunman on the campus of the University of Rhode Island, the campus police sprang into action, placing the school on lockdown. But had there been a gunman (it turned out to be a false alarm), the cops would literally have been bringing sticks […]
President Barack Obama’s much awaited budget proposal was released Wednesday; unsurprisingly, it calls for nearly $300 billion in increased Federal spending on government make-work projects, coupled with $800 billion in tax hikes over the next 10 years. To sweeten the deal for Republicans, the budget calls for $1 trillion in cuts throughout government and even […]
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. An art professor at Midwestern State University, located in Wichita Falls, Texas, is in hot water with the school administration after evidently asking students to make […]
Ron Paul may have left the House of Representatives, but the libertarian icon is far from done working to bring more Americans to the cause of liberty. Paul is taking small government ideology to the segment of the American population that many a politician has termed “our future.”
Yeah, this makes sense: A 10-year-old suggests a bully should be shot with a water pistol, so the police confiscate his father’s firearms and the State revokes his concealed-carry permit.
Another law enforcement organization has weighed in on gun control, with a survey of police officers that strongly indicates the importance of keeping Congress’ hands off citizens’ 2nd Amendment powers.
A new report out from the Government Accountability Office, which highlights where executive branch agency programs are costing taxpayers tens of billions of dollars in overlapping costs, demonstrates the Presidential Administration’s hypocrisy with regard to the Federal budget.
It’s time for Republicans in Congress to prove their mettle as Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) says he will force a vote on Thursday to open debate on new gun law. Facing a coalition of conservative Senators led by Kentucky Republican Rand Paul who have vowed to filibuster new gun legislation, Reid would have […]
In a move to disallow police to manufacture probable cause for an automobile search by claiming they detect the scent of marijuana, the Massachusetts Supreme Court has ruled that the smell of pot is not enough for an officer to violate drivers’ privacy. A series of rulings issued by the court Friday stem from the […]
Disagreeing with the policies of the current Presidential Administration makes you an insane conspiracy theorist, at least according to Vice President Joe Biden. “Kinda scary man, the black helicopter crowd is really upset,” Biden said of people opposed to universal background checks during an anti-gun speech at the White House. The Vice President went on […]