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.
Privacy advocates are standing up to oppose a bill before the U.S. House Intelligence Committee that would grant more powers to corporations for sharing customer data among themselves and, if the bill survives the committee process whole, the government.
The Connecticut Legislature passed its sweeping package of gun control early Thursday, vastly tightening restrictions on firearms ownership in a State already regarded by gun control advocates, long before the December 2012 Sandy Hook tragedy, as having the Nation’s fifth-toughest gun laws.
In a short period of time, freshman Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has proven to supporters back home and throughout the Nation that he is a shining example of an anti-establishment Republican. He has followed through with his campaign promises; as a result, the GOP elite loathe the Senator.
National Rifle Association President Wayne LaPierre ridiculed the newly passed gun legislation — some of the toughest in the country — saying that the legislative impact will be nil in with regard to reducing violence in the State. “I think the problem with what Connecticut did, is the criminals, the drug dealers, the people […]
Another firearms company is getting out of Colorado, saying the State’s recent legislation banning high-capacity magazines and requiring residents to obtain and pay for their own background checks is unConstitutional and demonstrates lawmakers’ willingness to infringe citizens’ right to bear arms. HiViz Shooting Systems of Fort Collins, which makes sights, recoil pads and accessories, announced […]
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, responsible for a number of major rules that affect American commuters on a daily basis, is looking to grant itself authority to rush rules into law without the traditional public comment period. NHTSA officials have floated a proposal that would give the agency “direct final rulemaking” authority over new […]
President Barack Obama announced earlier in the week that he would take a 5 percent pay cut to his Presidential salary in support of Federal employees affected by sequestration cuts. “The president has decided that to share in the sacrifice being made by public servants across the federal government that are affected by the sequester, […]
Bellicose language, it seems, is not reserved for Hermit Kingdom dictator Kim Jong-un. Hawkish Senator James Inhofe (R-Okla.), the ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said in a recent interview that the United States should prepare immediately to strike North Korea. “We should be prepared to do it right now,’’ Inhofe told Newsmax. […]
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. Knee-jerk alert: Lawmakers in Connecticut just passed a steaming pile of anti-gun legislation that will do little more than criminalize a vast number of its law-abiding […]