Personal Liberty Digest P.M. Edition 7-9-2014: Kansas Sued Over Gun Control Nullification; New Document Shows Lerner Knew The Importance Of Emails; Media Slams Obama On Transparency; IRS Nurses Bunker Mentality As The Walls Close In; Lawsuit Alleges Anthem Blue Cross Knew Obamacare’s Lies


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Gun Control Group Sues Kansas Over Federal Nullification Law

Last April, the State of Kansas passed a law negating Federal gun control regulations. So far, the Department of Justice hasn’t mounted an official challenge. But the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence has just filed a lawsuit to have the nullification law overturned, arguing that the Supremacy Clause trumps a State’s power to criminalize Federal law. Read More…

New Info Suggests Lois Lerner Knew Of; Feared Congress’ Subpoena Power Over IRS Communications

Judging by the contents of a newly-released email written in 2013 by Lois Lerner, the former IRS exempt organizations director understood – and feared – the possibility that Congress might one day exercise its power to peruse the agency’s electronic communications. Read More…

Dozens Of Media Outlets Call On Obama To Stop Stifling Free Expression

A consortium of 38 media agencies and transparency advocates sent a searing letter to President Barack Obama on Tuesday, urging the Most Transparent Administration in history to “stop the spin and let the sunshine in.” Censorship…

IRS In ‘Bunker Mentality’ As Interest Groups, Media Join Congress In Seeking Information

Congress isn’t alone in trying to wrest answers out of the embattled Internal Revenue Service. The courts, public interest groups and the media are all struggling with uneven transparency and cooperation from the agency. ‘Message Control’…

Anthem Blue Cross Misled Obamacare Enrollees, Lawsuit Claims

California insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross misled “millions of enrollees” about whether their doctors and hospitals were participating in its new “Obamacare” plans and failed to disclose that many policies wouldn’t cover care outside its approved network, according to a class-action lawsuit filed Tuesday. If You Like Your Doctor…

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