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.
- Rockets were fired at southern Israel from Gaza this morning, on the second day of President Barack Obama’s visit to the Middle East.
- PETA kills about 90 percent of the stray cats and dogs it takes in.
- North Korea said it would attack U.S. military bases on Japan and the Pacific island of Guam if provoked.
- Kentucky Democrats are desperately trying to find anyone whose name isn’t Ashley Judd to run against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in 2014.
- Eurozone officials have reportedly held open discussions on the possibility of Cyprus leaving the euro.
- On Wednesday the Senate approved legislation to prevent a government shutdown and set up a series of votes on what would be the first Senate Democratic budget in four years.