SECOND AMENDMENT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA Many Americans have been permanently prevented from purchasing firearms because of a Chuck Schumer amendment -- enacted in the early 1990s -- that prevents many potential gun buyers from getting their rights restored. Click on the Take Action button to contact the House CJS Subcommittee chairman, Rep....
The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release -- May 17, 2017 Presidential Memorandum for the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Treasury, and the Secretary of Energy Presidential Determination No. 2017-06 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY THE SECRETARY OF ENERGY SUBJECT: Presidential Determination Pursuant to Section 1245(d)(4)(B) and...
JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ I just received a call from the Vice President’s office. President Trump and Vice President Pence raised the case of American Pastor Andrew Brunson three times today with Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. This is exactly what we asked the President to do and is a major...
LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL REHOVOT, ISRAEL –  A recent study released from Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science refutes propaganda from LGBT activists who detach gender completely from sex and promote that men can become so-called "women" by merely "identifying" as female, and vice-versa. Professor Shmuel Pietrokovski and Dr. Moran Gershoni,...
JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ President Donald Trump has just fired FBI Director James Comey. President Trump’s letter states that Comey is “not able to effectively lead the Bureau.” The President’s letter further states that, based on the recommendation of both the Attorney General and the Deputy Attorney General, Comey is “hereby terminated...
RYAN T. ANDERSON, DAILY SIGNAL President Donald Trump said he’d promote commonsense policies that would “Make America Great Again” and would stand up to politically correct bullying from the left. So why isn’t he doing that in the case of religious freedom? Twice now, he has failed to stand up for commonsense...
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The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release April 28, 2017 President Donald J. Trump to Open Up America’s Energy Potential “I am going to lift the restrictions on American energy, and allow this wealth to pour into our communities.” – Donald J. Trump AMERICA’S ENERGY RESOURCES ARE LOCKED AWAY: Under the...
LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL WASHINGTON – All 100 U.S. senators signed a letter asking U.N. Secretary General António Guterres  to address and correct the unequal treatment by the United Nations against Israel. Authored by Senators Marco Rubio and Christopher A. Coons, the senators state they are “united in their desire to see the United Nations improve its treatment of Israel and...
PALMER WILLIAMS, ACLJ Over the last several years, many state legislatures around the nation have taken important steps towards upholding their mandates to protect the most vulnerable of their citizenry.  Sixteen states have passed laws that ban abortions at the point at which the unborn baby with a heartbeat can...
LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL Liberty Counsel’s Assistant Vice President of Legal Affairs, Roger Gannam, will testify and present a brief today at the public meeting of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) in Jacksonville, urging amendment of article I, sec. 23 of the Florida Constitution to clarify that it does...
BY BOB BARR In D.C. Comic’s fictional “Bizarro World,” all things are done opposite of here on Earth. According to the “Bizarro Code,” inhabitants of the cube-shaped planet “hate beauty,” “love ugliness” and consider it illegal to “make anything perfect.” Ironically, here on planet Earth, many liberals – and a...
LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL The Indiana Senate and House recently passed a bill that would protect public school students from discrimination when they are praying or engaging in religious activities before, during and after school. HB 2014, sponsored by Rep. John Bartlett, has been sent to Governor Eric Holcomb for...
LIBERTY ALERTS, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to again take up a "repeal and replace" bill for the anti-gun ObamaCare law.   The Washington Examiner recently reported that, "Key negotiators are working on a new proposal to repeal and replace ObamaCare, led by Rep. Mark Meadows,...
GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA, ERICH PRATT I was in a congressional office recently with several members of GOA’s staff. We had been walking the halls of Congress, introducing Shaneen Allen to several congressional offices. Shaneen is the Philadelphia mom who was incarcerated for over 40 days -- all because her Pennsylvania carry...
RELIGIOUS LIBERTY, LIBERTY COUNSEL MONTGOMERY, AL — Today, the Special Court of retired judges, sitting as the Alabama Supreme Court, issued its decision affirming the Court of the Judiciary’s (COJ) September 30, 2016, opinion imposing a lifetime suspension for Chief Justice Roy Moore. “This opinion and the entire case against...
ELIZABETH SLATTERY, HERITAGE FOUNDATION On Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Trinity Lutheran Church’s case against the state of Missouri—a case involving discrimination by the state in giving out publicly funded grants. Missouri has a grant program to offset the cost of resurfacing playgrounds with rubber surfaces made from...