House To Take On Individual Mandate; Former Virginia AG Launches Pro-Gun Law Firm; Hospital CEO Blames Obamacare For Layoffs; Fla. Bill Would Allow Warning Shots; Friday Cartoons— Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 2-28-2014

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Fairness Act Would Eliminate Obamacare Penalty For 2014

Next week, House lawmakers are expected to consider legislation called the Simple Fairness Act, which would eliminate the Obamacare individual mandate for at least the remainder of 2014. Read More… 

Former Virginia Attorney General Sets Up Pro-Gun Law Firm For Residents

Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and three partners recently launched Virginia Self Defense Law, a law firm that promises to provide legal support for law-abiding gun owners facing self-defense related charges or government harassment for a retainer of less than $10 per month. Read More… 

Video: Hospital CEO Says Healthcare Layoffs A Result Of Obamacare

The president and CEO of McLaren Northern Michigan hospital explains how layoffs at his hospital are resulting from patients avoiding visits to the doctor because of deductible increases under Obamacare. Watch… 

Florida Bill Would Allow Warning Shots Against Attackers

A bill filed in the Florida Legislature would expand the State’s “stand your ground” law, allowing people to fire warning shots when attacked, supporters say. Read More… 

Friday Fun: A Roundup Of This Week’s Political Cartoons

On Monday, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel outlined a military spending plan that would cut the Army to its smallest size in 74 years. The cuts Hagel mentioned go beyond equipment; they include slashing personnel costs. Unsurprisingly, military groups and lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are up in arms. The Pentagon budget will be unveiled next week. Get ready for a budget battle. Read More… 

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