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MICHAEL HAMMOND, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA I can't recall anything like this in recent memory. Some pro-gun supporters are clamoring for legislation that has the "who's who" of the anti-gun Democrat movement cosponsoring it. I'm talking about S. 2135, the anti-gun Fix NICS bill, where Democrat Senators Dianne Feinstein, Chuck Schumer and...
EDWARD WHITE, ACLJ From Day One, the ACLJ has been aggressively calling for Congress and federal and state law enforcement to investigate Big Abortion for the horrific practice of selling aborted babies’ body parts (fetal tissue) for profit. It’s illegal, but until recently has gone on unhindered from the fear of...
ALEX MOREY, THEFIRE.ORG Hampshire College tells FIRE it will change its event-scheduling policies after it canceled an event by Second Amendment activist Antonia Okafor a mere two hours before it was scheduled to begin last Thursday evening  — and then scrambled to issue a late-night apology for the cancellation just hours later. But...
LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL Orange County, CA – On Friday, two sister companies, DV Biologics and DaVinci Biosciences, agreed to settle a lawsuit brought against them by the Orange County prosecutor for illegally selling baby body parts supplied by Planned Parenthood to pharmaceutical companies and schools across America and at least 10 countries for...
MICHAEL HAMMOND, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA The Senate held its first hearings Wednesday on the most serious gun control threat in over a decade. The bill is the Cornyn-Schumer-Feinstein-Blumenthal-Murphy legislation, S. 2135.  And it would bribe the states and force federal agencies to send every possible eligible name to the national...
LIBERTY COUNSEL WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Donald Trump affirmed that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, and promised to begin the process of relocating the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem. "President Trump's affirmation that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel represents a significant and long overdue shift...
ERICH PRATT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA Yesterday, the House Rules Committee voted to combine the reciprocity and anti-gun "Fix NICS" bills (H.R. 38 and H.R. 4477). The combined bill now goes to the House floor, with votes scheduled for today. Because of the united push from gun control groups, the NRA and many House...
ERICH PRATT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA This is the big week. It looks like at long last, the House will finally vote on a concealed carry reciprocity bill, H.R. 38, which includes protections for residents of Constitutional Carry states. The expected vote could come Wednesday or Thursday. If the Constitutional Carry reciprocity bill...
ERICH PRATT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA There's an old adage that says: “When you’ve dug yourself into a hole, stop digging.” Texas Senator John Cornyn -- the second most powerful Senator in Washington -- is a traditionally pro-gun friend who made a big mistake by sponsoring a bad gun control bill. But,...
ERICH PRATT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA There was great news coming out of the House Judiciary Committee this week! By a 19-11 vote, the Constitutional Carry-friendly reciprocity legislation was voted out of the House committee and is now on its way to passage by the full House. This is H.R. 38, which...
The Senate closes in on tax reform  Today could prove to be a monumental one for the United States, as the Senate moves ever closer to passing the most ambitious tax reform bill in three decades. While Senators do the tough and necessary work of finalizing the legislation’s terms, the...
LIBERTY COUNSEL MONTGOMERY, AL - Alabama Supreme Court Justice Tom Parker has asked the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama to block enforcement of Alabama Judicial Canon 3A(6), while his federal lawsuit challenging the speech restrictions on judges continues. Canon 3A(6) imposes a far reaching ban on Alabama judges,...
ERICH PRATT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA What a nightmare.  Our nation is still suffering the consequences of eight years of Obama gun control. During most of 2017, Gun Owners Foundation -- the legal arm of GOA -- has been working to defend Jeremy Kettler, a combat veteran, against criminal charges brought...
LIBERTY ALERTS, ACLJ There are far too many examples of the devastation that occurs when ISIS gets its way. And Marawi is the most recent illustration. After six months of terror and violence at the hands of ISIS, Philippine forces valiantly liberated Marawi, one of its cities on the southern...
EDWARD WHITE, ACLJ Yesterday, the Supreme Court ordered the National Abortion Federation (NAF) to respond to the petition for writ of certiorari the American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ) recently filed on behalf of Troy Newman, a former board member of the Center for Medical Progress (CMP). The petition...
With the holiday season upon us, President Donald J. Trump is working hard with Congress to cut taxes for middle-income families and fix our Nation's broken tax code in time for Christmas. The new bill – currently making its way through the Senate – will slash taxes by some...
JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley has just taken a critically important step to overcome the extra-constitutional roadblocks that have been used to stall President Trump’s eminently qualified nominees to the federal judiciary. In November 2016, the American People went to the polls and selected Donald Trump...
LIBERTY COUNSEL ORLANDO, FLORIDA -- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at the Jewish Federations of North America’s annual meeting on Tuesday that he offered humanitarian assistance to the victims of the devastating earthquake that has killed hundreds in Iran and Iraq. Netanyahu offered the medical assistance via the Red Cross, which...
LIBERTY COUNSEL WASHINGTON, D.C. – Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday that Planned Parenthood and organ procurement companies could be criminally charged for the illegal sale of aborted baby body parts upon completion of an FBI investigation. Rep. Trent Franks referenced a report that the...