Texas AG To Sue Feds Over U.N. Treaty; Americans Favor Putin Over Obama On Syria; ATF Loses 420 Million Cigarettes; NSA Documents Reveal Spying On MLK, Muhammad Ali; You Can Help Stop Government Spying— Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 9-26-2013


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Texas AG Says He Will Sue Federal Government Over U.N. Arms Treaty

Texas attorney general Greg Abbott said he will take steps to sue the Federal government if the U.S. ratifies the United Nations arms trade treaty Secretary of State John Kerry signed this week. Read More… 

More Americans Favor Putin Than Obama In Handling Of Syrian Conflict

A poll concerning the Presidential response—and that of Barack Obama’s international counterparts— to the situation in Syria, reveals that Americans may be even more concerned about the President’s ability to handle foreign affairs than his responsibilities at home. Read More…

420 Million Cigarettes Went ‘Missing’ Following Unauthorized ATF Raids

An internal audit at the U.S. Department of Justice has found that the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) lost track of $162 million in profits from unauthorized sting operations and misplaced 420 million cigarettes. Read More… 

Documents: NSA Spied On Martin Luther King, Muhammad Ali

The National Security Agency monitored overseas communication of U.S. critics of the Vietnam War, including Martin Luther King Jr., newly released documents show. Read More… 

Join EFF And The Stopwatching.Us Coalition To Stop Government Spying

This summer, some of our worst fears and suspicions about the NSA have been confirmed. We now have evidence that the NSA is actively undermining the basic security of the Internet. It is collecting millions and millions of phone records of individuals not suspected of any crime. It is surveilling journalists. Help Stop The NSA… 

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