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LIBERTY ALERTS, SENATOR MIKE LEE (R-UT) WASHINGTON – Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced the Military Humanitarian Operations Act today, a bill previously introduced by Sen. Lee and former-Sen. Jim Webb (D-VA) in 2012. The Military Humanitarian Operations Act would require the president to receive congressional authorization...
TIM MACY, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA They say that bad ideas never die. Such is the case with David Petraeus, who is now a candidate to replace National Security Advisor Michael Flynn. Petraeus is one of four names that are currently being considered. You may remember that GOA helped spike Petraeus' nomination for...
GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA, LARRY PRATT Congressmen Sam Johnson (R-TX) and Ralph Abraham (R-LA) -- and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) in the Senate -- have introduced resolutions to overturn Barack Obama's Social Security Gun Ban. As a senior citizen myself ... and as one who owns several firearms that I want to...
HARRY G. HUTCHISON, ACLJ On President Trump’s first day in office, the ACLJ has already achieved a significant victory as the President adopts a key ACLJ recommendation aimed at bringing down pro-abortion ObamaCare. As one of his first acts, President Trump issued an Executive order directing the Secretary of Health and...
LIBERTY COUNSEL WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a 238-183 vote yesterday, the House passed H.R. 7, known as the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act, which permanently prohibits taxpayer dollars from being used to pay for abortions in Obamacare health plans starting the next plan year. Previously...
ENERGY, THE HERITAGE FOUNDATION Yesterday , the Obama administration issued an executive action effectively banning offshore drilling in parts of the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans. Heritage's energy expert Nick Loris had this to say: “Obama’s executive action is taking economic opportunity away from American families and decisions away from states which have a...
SAMANTHA HARRIS, THEFIRE.ORG Students at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) are calling for the head of George Buch, a part-time math instructor at UNLV, after he joked on Facebook that he would alert Immigration and Customs Enforcement about any undocumented students in his class. The student activists have...
BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON This article first appeared in TheBlaze.com, several days before the election. As things have panned out, Mark Hendrickson was right on target. Except for the utterly naive and willfully ignorant, we all know that there are people in our country seeking devious ways to cast fraudulent ballots....
RELIGIOUS LIBERTY, LIBERTY COUNSEL ST. BERNARD, OHIO -- Liberty Counsel countered an atheist group and has offered to provide pro bono assistance to the city of St. Bernard against a demand from the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), which wrongfully claims that a Nativity display be removed from the lawn of...
HARRY G. HUTCHISON, ACLJ President Obama’s outrageous decision to enter a secret deal to take in between 1,800 and 2,400 refugees that Australia refuses to admit only verifies his enduring indifference to our national security. The Obama Administration’s decision to agree to accept refugees who originated from countries designated as state...
LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL MONTGOMERY, AL - According to the Alabama Political Reporter (APR), Senators Dick Brewbaker and Bill Hightower are offering constitutional amendments that would rein in the Judicial Inquiry Commission (JIC) and the Court of the Judiciary (COJ) in Alabama. The JIC was created to investigate, receive, and initiate...
JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ The United States Constitution has provided the fundamental framework for free and fair elections that have allowed peaceful transitions of power for all the world to see how truly exceptional America is. Now, in the aftermath of the 2016 election, leftist agitatorFis are pulling out every trick in...
SECOND AMENDMENT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA Anti-gun activist David Petraeus is under consideration for the position of Secretary of State in the Trump administration. Although Petraeus seldom speaks publicly on domestic issues, he hates guns so much that he teamed up with anti-gun leader Mark Kelly and his wife, Gabrielle Giffords,...
RELIGIOUS LIBERTY, LIBERTY COUNSEL PALMDALE, CA – Just in time for back to school, the Palmdale School District has backed away from censoring a first grader’s constitutional rights to share Bible verses with his classmates at Desert Rose Elementary School. The situation started with an encouraging note and Bible verse from mom Christina Zavala,...
ACLJ joins legal defense BY JAY SEKULOW We have just taken on the most significant U.S. federal court case in defense of Israel’s legitimacy as a Jewish state. Palestinian activists opposed to the existence of the State of Israel have filed a billion-dollar lawsuit in federal district court in Washington, DC, against...
ACLJ joins legal defense BY JAY SEKULOW We have just taken on the most significant U.S. federal court case in defense of Israel’s legitimacy as a Jewish state. Palestinian activists opposed to the existence of the State of Israel have filed a billion-dollar lawsuit in federal district court in Washington, DC, against...
EDUCATION REPORTER, EAGLE FORUM The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the largest private foundation in the world and the chief private funder of Common Core standards, released a letter in May of 2016 in which the foundation’s CEO, Dr. Susan Desmond-Hellmann, addresses the philanthropy’s experiment with Common Core. She held...
EDUCATION REPORTER, EAGLE FORUM The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the largest private foundation in the world and the chief private funder of Common Core standards, released a letter in May of 2016 in which the foundation’s CEO, Dr. Susan Desmond-Hellmann, addresses the philanthropy’s experiment with Common Core. She held...
LIBERTY ALERTS, JUDICIAL WATCH (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it joined with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) in filing an amici curiae brief with the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit arguing that the appeals court should reverse the decision of the U.S. District...
LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL ASHEVILLE, NC – Today Liberty Counsel argues in court that state magistrates should be permitted to intervene to defend their religious liberty, which is being challenged in the case of Ansley v. Warren.Liberty Counsel represents, among others, Magistrate Brenda Bumgarner, who has an excellent record during...