The first poor soul unfortunate enough to be snared in the enforcement dragnet of New York’s unConstitutional gun control law faces Class D felony charges for selling what are now “illegal” weapons. Benjamin Wassell of Silver Creek, N.Y., was arrested after he allegedly sold two semi-automatic rifles and 300 rounds of ammunition to an undercover […]
Representative Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.), a sponsor of The Gun Trafficking Prevention Act of 2013, said in a recent interview that it is a ridiculous notion that Americans armed with assault rifles could fend off tyrannical government.
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.
Despite lofty claims, the Administration of Barack Obama has left much to be desired in the transparency department. The Administration has been called out for abusing White House Press pool reporters in recent weeks and, throughout the President’s tenure, has been criticized for not forcing Federal compliance with Freedom of Information Act requests.
Joe Biden has issued an apology through his press secretary following an ugly incident in which a credentialed journalism student was rousted to surrender photos he had taken of the Vice President at a domestic violence speaking engagement in Rockville, Md.
The Republican arm of the Senate Budget Committee released a series of graphics on its website showing what the Democrats’ proposal would do to Federal spending if projected across a 10-year span.
In Alabama, an Average Joe likely won’t face charges for standing his ground after killing an intruder this week in self-defense. But a millionaire businessman in New York City could spend three years in jail simply for pointing an unlicensed gun at a man who broke into his home in January.
Senator Rand Paul’s (R-Ky.) recent old school filibuster on the Senate floor has made him more popular than ever among many American conservatives. In his speech at CPAC today, Paul focused on the message he wants the President and the Federal government to hear loud and clear: no one person gets to decide the law, […]
Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), in a heated exchange with Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) during a Senate Judiciary Hearing this morning on guns, wanted one thing to be clear: She knows what it says in the Constitution that she so wishes to violate. “The question that I would pose to the senior senator from California is,” […]
The conservative conference, CPAC, is under way. For conservative Americans left feeling hopeless and listless after the last Presidential election, it could be a good indicator of where the power base is in the conservative movement and whether it is moving in a direction that will bolster electoral success. Today, conservatives energized by the idea […]