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A Jittery Adam’s Apple May Land You on a TSA Watch List

BY BOB BARR Next time you board a commercial airliner, be careful not to sweat too much, glance out the window nervously, visit the bathroom...

Planet Fitness Center Endangers Women

LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL LEESBURG, FL –  Planet Fitness Leesburg has violated Florida law and its own policy by allowing a man to sexually harass...

Low-Energy Congress on Full Display During Facebook Hearings

BY BOB BARR If there was ever a time to revive the term “low energy” -- President Donald Trump’s devastating 2016 epithet for Jeb Bush...

Government Snooping Survives Government “Shutdown”

BY BOB BARR In Washington’s theatrical production of “Shutdown: 2018” – directed by Sen. Chuck Schumer, produced by the Mainstream Media, and featuring all of...

Twitter Bad, Government Worse

BY BOB BARR When it comes to the Internet, people often take for granted “free” access to online products and services, such as Facebook, Google,...

Looking for Privacy in All the Wrong Places

BY BOB BARR Like the rising of the sun or the changing of the tides, another opportunity for the GOP to right the wrongs of...

National Parent Coalition Seeks Protection of Student Data & Psychological Privacy

DR. KAREN EFFREM, EDUCATION LIBERTY WATCH The following note was sent to the chairpersons and ranking members of the U.S. House Education & Workforce Committee...

Show Me What Books You’re Reading — TSA’s New ARMAP

BY BOB BARR Much has been said of the ineffectiveness and intrusiveness of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) over the last decade and a half....

GOP Kicks Another Can Down the Road

BY BOB BARR While President Donald Trump wasted little time after taking his oath of office to outline his vision to “make America great again,”...

The Time is NOW to Put Privacy Back into Intelligence Gathering

BY BOB BARR In the months following the 9-11 terror attacks, as America’s intelligence agencies struggled to explain how they missed connecting the dots leading...

Justice Black’s Warnings Become Reality

BY JOHN A. SPARKS Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt was recently decided 5-3 by the U.S. Supreme Court. It struck down the Texas legislature’s regulations...

Liberty Counsel Presents Fairfax Transgender Case to VA Supreme Court

LIBERTY ALERT, LIBERTY COUNSEL CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Liberty Counsel will present oral arguments on August 31 requesting the Virginia Supreme Court to hear the case...

The Left’s Cynical World of Bathroom Politics

BY MARK HENDRICKSON I can’t believe that I’m writing an article about going to the bathroom! But then, I can’t believe that at a time when...

Judicial Supremacy and the Bathroom Wars

EAGLE FORUM, EDUCATION REPORTER Accommodating transgender students, those who believe or wish themselves to be a sex different than their biological sex, is a big...

Obama’s Transgender Directive to Schools is Lawless

LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL WASHINGTON, DC – The Obama administration’s letter sent today to every public school district in the country telling them to allow...

Thomas Jefferson Leadership

  Destroy this letter! ... a certain description of persons are so industrious in misconstruing & misrepresenting every word from my pen, that I must pray...

Response to Critiques of the Student Privacy Protection Act

By Karen R. Effrem, MD, and Jane Robbins The Student Privacy Protection Act, (SPPA) -  S1341, is creating quite a stir. As expected and despite...

'Why The Patriot Act is Tyranny and Rand Paul is a Hero'

BY TOM DEWEESE Senator Rand Paul is taking a lot of heat from establishment Conservatives and some in the media for his unwavering stand against...

‘Why The Patriot Act is Tyranny and Rand Paul is a Hero’

BY TOM DEWEESE Senator Rand Paul is taking a lot of heat from establishment Conservatives and some in the media for his unwavering stand against...

Patel: Right Result, Wan Rationale

JIM HARPER, CATO INSTITUTE Making short work of the idea that facial challenges aren’t available under the Fourth Amendment, the Supreme Court ruled today in...

Trap That Ensnared Denny Hastert Could Be Set For Any of Us

BY BOB BARR Lavrenti Beria, who ran Josef Stalin’s KGB, once commented on the ease with which the feared organization he headed could convict any...

Baltimore Police Admit Thousands of Stingray Uses

ADAM BATES, CATO INSTITUTE It’s been a bad week for Stingray secrecy.  Following a court-ordered document dump in New York earlier this week, a Baltimore detective...

S227: Federal Data Mining Bill that Destroys Student Privacy

KAREN R. EFFREM, MD, EDUCATION LIBERTY WATCH Besides urging a no vote on HR 5, the Student Success Act that replaces No Child Left Behind,...

Student Success (HR 5) Cements Federal & Common Core Control

– URGE A NO VOTE KAREN R. EFFREM, EDUCATION LIBERTY WATCH The US House Education and Workforce Committee marked up and passed its Elementary and Secondary...

Student Success (HR 5) Cements Federal & Common Core Control

– URGE A NO VOTE KAREN R. EFFREM, EDUCATION LIBERTY WATCH The US House Education and Workforce Committee marked up and passed its Elementary and Secondary...

The Real “DarkNet”

Law Enforcement Information Sharing and Fusion Centers BY BOB BARR Earlier this month, I wrote about a case out of Maryland involving a Florida resident...

Congress Gives Uncle Same “ESP” – Enhanced Surveillance Powers

BY BOB BARR In 1964, Ayn Rand wrote that American society was quickly heading toward what she called “the stage of ultimate inversion,” in...

Useless Student Privacy ‘Pledge’

EDUCATION REPORTER, EAGLE FORUM Although several technology companies that collect data about schoolchildren signed a voluntary “Pledge to Safeguard Student Privacy” in October, there is...

Preschool and Kindergarten Data Mining

EDUCATION REPORTER, EAGLE FORUM In Colorado, more than 42,000 toddlers through kindergartners have been subjected to Teaching Strategies Gold (TS Gold) assessments. Colorado parent and...

The All-Seeing Eye

BY THE FREEMAN Before he conked out, he asked Odysseus his name. “Nobody,” replied the hero. “Well, Mr. Nobody, I like you,” said the Cyclops drowsily. “In...