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. U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has been widely mocked for his scribble signature, which is required on each currency note in order to make it […]
In the United States, a country where freedom of speech is paramount, burning books that espouse views opposite one’s own is generally frowned upon. But a couple of academics at San Jose State University apparently didn’t get the memo.
The reader comments that continue to follow from our Tuesday article about one man’s effort to rally 2nd Amendment supporters for a nonviolent armed march on Washington, D.C., range from all-out enthusiasm for the idea to indignant disdain for firearms and their place in American life.
A study released Tuesday by the Bureau of Justice Statistics is bad news for people in the United States seeking to further restrict citizens’ 2nd Amendment rights. It illustrates a sharp drop in the number of American gun homicides since their highest level of occurrence a decade ago.
This week, Barack Obama will embark on a jobs tour that’s supposed to take the President to States and cities across the country whose employment and economic successes (and, presumably, failures) illustrate something germane about freeing Americans to innovate, work and prosper.
A pattern that’s been decades in the making in the Middle East has seen dictatorial regimes toppled, only to give way to Islamic forces that destabilize any modicum of Christian coexistence in countries that formerly held at least a measure of religious heterogeneity. The result, according to Fox News columnist Raymond Ibrahim, has been a […]
The leader of the European Commission (EC) said Tuesday there’s no way the European Union will continue to be united by a single currency without moving toward a political union within the next few years. EC President Manuel Barroso, formerly a Portuguese politician, announced he will reveal plans outlining a path toward the creation of […]
A Pentagon report on the Chinese military bluntly accused the People’s Liberation Army and the Chinese government of instigating cyber-attacks against U.S. government computer systems, as well as those of industrial and defense contractors. “In 2012, numerous systems around the world, including those owned by the U.S. government, continued to be targeted for intrusions, some […]
Former President Bill Clinton said at the 2013 Fiscal Summit in Washington Tuesday that Americans should stop speculating about his wife’s future political ambitions. Clinton said that he didn’t see any reason to believe Hillary Clinton, the former Secretary of State, will run in the next Presidential election, quipping “Hillary hasn’t mentioned it to me, […]
Attorneys representing James Holmes, the man charged with the murder of 12 people and injuries to 70 others following an attack on an Aurora, Colo., movie theater during a midnight screening of the latest Batman movie last year indicate that he will plead not guilty by reason of insanity. The attorneys filed a document Tuesday […]