Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 8-7-2014: Border Crime Expected To Spread; Judge Rules In IRS Favor On Lerner Emails; Dartmouth Denies Self-Defense To Stalking Victim; Café Adds Minimum Wage Hike Charge; U.S. Action Possible In Iraq

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Lawlessness At The Border Taking Inevitable Toll On U.S. Crime

Immigration-related lawlessness along the U.S.’s southern border has caused crime rates in the region to rise. The trend is expected to continue— and some observers believe a nationwide immigration-related crime wave will result. Read More… 

IRS Won’t Have To Allow An Independent Expert Hunt Down Lost Lerner Emails In True The Vote Lawsuit

A conservative group suing the IRS for political discrimination was dealt a crucial defeat today when a Federal judge ruled that the tax agency would not have to allow an outside expert to follow a forensic trail back to Lois Lerner’s “lost” emails. Read More… 

Dartmouth Student With A Stalker Problem Can’t Carry A Gun, According To School Officials

Taylor Woolrich, a student at Dartmouth College, knows she’s being stalked. When she was living in San Diego, as a high school student, a man in his 60s began showing a sinister interest in her while she worked at a local café, and since then, no amount of legal cajoling has gotten him off her back – even though she moved across the country. Read More…

Cafe Faces Heat For Adding ‘Minimum Wage Fee’ To Tab

A small cafe in Minnesota has thrown itself into a big battle over that State’s minimum wage increases, inundating the cafe with dozens of phone calls and online comments this week after it tacked on a 35-cent fee to meal tabs. Read More…

U.S. Weighing Response To Potential ‘Humanitarian Catastrophe’ In Iraq

U.S. officials are “closely monitoring” a potential “humanitarian catastrophe” in northern Iraq but will not be sending combat troops back to the country, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Thursday. Read More… 

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