Some Republicans backing Democrat bill giving feds power to censor conservatives on social media

Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement urging opposition to “American Innovation and Choice Online Act”: “I have a great deal of respect for Representative Ken Buck, (R-Colo.), but I cannot understand why he would be pushing a Democrat anti-trust bill which does not include prohibitions on social media censorship … Continue reading Some Republicans backing Democrat bill giving feds power to censor conservatives on social media

Cruz, Lee Lead Amicus Brief in 303 Creative Case for Religious Freedom

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, is leading an amicus brief alongside Senator Mike Lee in support of free speech and religious liberty rights in the case of 303 Creative LLC v. Elenis - a follow-up to the highly publicized Masterpiece Cakeshop case. The lower court in Colorado decided that the government can force Ms. … Continue reading Cruz, Lee Lead Amicus Brief in 303 Creative Case for Religious Freedom

Chip Roy statement on verdict in ‘Bible trial’ against Finnish Christians

Wednesday morning, Rep. Chip Roy (TX-21) released the following statement regarding the Helsinki District Court’s unanimous “not guilty” verdict in the prosecution of Finnish M.P. Päivi Räsänen and Bishop Juhana Pohjola for sharing their Christian faith. “Today, I join with thousands of Americans and people around the world united  in our joy and thankfulness that … Continue reading Chip Roy statement on verdict in ‘Bible trial’ against Finnish Christians

Major South Dakota Food Freedom Bill Becomes Law

South Dakota is taking a major step forward for food entrepreneurs. Friday afternoon, Gov. Kristi Noem signed HB 1322 into law, greatly expanding the homemade or “cottage” foods that producers can sell to include all shelf-stable foods and some foods requiring refrigeration, provided that producers complete a short food safety training. The law will also lift a … Continue reading Major South Dakota Food Freedom Bill Becomes Law

Could a Recent Supreme Court Argument Signal a New Willingness to Hold Federal Police Accountable?

Until this month, anyone whose constitutional rights were violated by federal police officers faced an uphill battle to hold those officers to account in a court of law. But an argument held earlier this month before the U.S. Supreme Court might signal a shift among not only the Justices but the federal government itself when … Continue reading Could a Recent Supreme Court Argument Signal a New Willingness to Hold Federal Police Accountable?

20 Senators Demand Accountability from ATF on Solvent Traps, FRTs Referencing GOA Leaks

On Friday twenty senators sent a letter directly to Attorney General Merrick Garland and the Acting Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) Marvin Richardson demanding accountability for its “incredibly troubling […] pattern of secret regulation” and for making “blanket threats” for “possessing various firearms accessories, none of which are illegal based on … Continue reading 20 Senators Demand Accountability from ATF on Solvent Traps, FRTs Referencing GOA Leaks

Wyoming governor signs bill authored by Libertarian legislator

On Wednesday, March 9th, at approximately 2pm MST, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon signed four bills into law, including HB 81, the state’s first ever tri-partisan piece of legislation. Libertarian Representative Marshall Burt authored the Operation of Motorcycles – Disabled Persons bill which received the maximum number of co-sponsors from Republicans and Democrats and passed every reading in … Continue reading Wyoming governor signs bill authored by Libertarian legislator

Three Idaho Women File Lawsuit to Untangle State’s Unnecessary Braiding License

Can the government force you to spend $20,000 on 1,600 hours of irrelevant training just so you can do your job? That is what Idaho requires African style hair braiders to do before they can work. But a new lawsuit filed today in the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho by the Institute … Continue reading Three Idaho Women File Lawsuit to Untangle State’s Unnecessary Braiding License

“Defund these mandates once and for all,” @ChipRoyTX leads colleagues in renewed funding fight

Rep. Chip Roy (TX-21) led 38 of his House Republican colleagues in once again pledging to oppose federal funding for the enforcement of COVID-19 vaccine mandates. "So far, Congress has not leveraged the full ‘power of the purse’ to end the COVID-19 vaccine mandates that continue to harm tens of thousands of Americans – most notably our medical workers, military personnel, … Continue reading “Defund these mandates once and for all,” @ChipRoyTX leads colleagues in renewed funding fight

Mike Pence Fights Back, Files Amicus Brief in Religious Freedom Case

Advancing American Freedom (AAF) founder Mike Pence announced the filing of a merits amicus brief by AAF, Young America’s Foundation (YAF), and 42 additional organizations and individuals in Kennedy v. Bremerton School District at the Supreme Court of the United States. AAF previously filed an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court to hear the case, and the … Continue reading Mike Pence Fights Back, Files Amicus Brief in Religious Freedom Case