The little card that identifies Illinois residents as lawful gun owners has gotten incredibly hard to obtain, as State police report an enormous backlog of applications since December of last year. According to a CBS Chicago report, Illinois State Police are already 76,000 applications behind in processing citizens’ requests for Firearms Owner Identification (FOID) Cards […]
The Mayor and city council of Quincy, Mass., have been trying to get some kind of statement out of officials with the Federal Aviation Administration regarding a two-week-long ordeal in which residents have seen — and heard — some kind of unidentified, low-flying aircraft buzzing over the city every night, from sundown to sunup. Officials […]
Despite reports to the contrary, White House press secretary Jay Carney claimed today that the Presidential Administration and the State Department made only one edit to the Benghazi, Libya, terror attack talking points. ABC says otherwise: When it became clear last fall that the CIA’s now discredited Benghazi talking points were flawed, […]
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.
Young Americans have had a pretty tough time getting a start in life since the economy tanked in 2009. And according to a new poll, the bad economy and government’s inability to do anything to assuage the pain has led a majority of younger Americans to question the value of big government.
If the immigration reform bill before the Senate passes, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will gain the power to pre-empt the enforcement efforts of the Nation’s Immigration and Customs officers on a case-by-case basis.
It requires a condescending disdain to complete a circle of logic that presumes a lemming-like, groupthink mentality as a defining characteristic of all the members of an amorphous and diverse ethnic population. But that’s exactly what President Barack Obama is hoping to do by assuming that Texas Hispanics are ready for the yoke of entitlement.
Former Senator Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) did his part to further the cause of making the United States more of a police state on Thursday; he told House lawmakers that because the Nation is at “war” with homegrown terrorists, local police agencies need more funding.
As a number of pro-gun State legislatures step up to protect their residents from un-Constitutional Federal gun legislation, a poll released by Rasmussen this week indicates that they have national majority opinion on their side. According to the poll, a majority of respondents support the idea of nullification—that States can invalidate unConstitutional Federal laws within […]
Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said during a recent speaking engagement that she will not be able to visit overseas troops to celebrate Mother’s Day with deployed moms because of… sequestration, of course. If Pelosi really believes all of the “fair share” crap her Party pitches, however, she’s probably in the economic position to […]