Illinois becomes second state to pass Right To Garden bill

Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the Illinois Vegetable Garden Protection Act, a bill that will preserve and protect the right of all Illinoisans to “cultivate vegetable gardens on their own property.” Introduced by Rep. Sonya Harper, the Act will protect the right to grow vegetables, as well as “herbs, fruits, flowers, pollinator plants, leafy greens, or … Continue reading Illinois becomes second state to pass Right To Garden bill

New scheme bans faith based groups from federal contracts

Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) spoke in favor of her amendment to the Fiscal Year 2022 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies appropriations bill. The amendment preserves a Department of Labor rule affirming the equal rights of religious organizations to contract with the federal government.  Foxx delivered the … Continue reading New scheme bans faith based groups from federal contracts

Mace Urges World Leaders to Take Action in Support of Cuba

Congresswoman Nancy Mace (SC-01) and over 140 Republican lawmakers this week sent a letter to fellow democratically-elected leaders of the world's free countries, urging them to take action in support of the Cuban people and their democratic ambitions. "It is our duty to be a voice for the voiceless – to stand up for the … Continue reading Mace Urges World Leaders to Take Action in Support of Cuba

Free Britney act would protect rights of those in conservatorships

This week, Congresswoman Nancy Mace (SC-01) and Congressman Charlie Crist (FL-13) introduced the bipartisan "Free Britney" Act to restore and protect the rights of the roughly 1.3 million Americans under conservatorship.  “Britney Spears' conservatorship is a nightmare. If it can happen to her, it can happen to anyone. Conservatorships undoubtedly protect countless vulnerable Americans from abuse, … Continue reading Free Britney act would protect rights of those in conservatorships

Kennedy and Rubio introduce resolution supporting Cuban anticommunist protestors

Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) joined Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) in introducing a resolution supporting the Cuban people as they lead historic protests against the Cuban communist regime. The resolution highlights the Cuban communist government’s long record of oppression against pro-democracy leaders, political opponents and civic movements. “Cubans are risking their safety to demand freedom and the … Continue reading Kennedy and Rubio introduce resolution supporting Cuban anticommunist protestors

These three Democrat bills threaten US economy and religious freedom

In a blow to bipartisanship, Democrats today advanced H.R. 3992, the Protect Older Job Applicants Act; H.R. 729, the Strength in Diversity Act; H.R. 730, the Equity and Inclusion Enforcement Act; and, H.R. 2119, the Family Violence Prevention and Service Improvement Act of 2021 through Committee.Education and Labor CommitteeRepublican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) gave the following statement in response to the … Continue reading These three Democrat bills threaten US economy and religious freedom

Biden ignores domestic terrorism experts to instead target political opponents

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, is pushing for information about whether non-partisan, career officials were consulted in the creation of recent Biden administration policy pushes that appear to ignore important context about domestic terrorism and gun crime in the United States. In it’s new “violent crime strategy,” the administration … Continue reading Biden ignores domestic terrorism experts to instead target political opponents

Rand Paul demands probe into possible NSA spying on Tucker Carlson

U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) sent a letter to Gen. Paul M. Nakasone, Director of the National Security Agency, demanding that he investigate the National Security Agency’s (NSA) alleged spying and unmasking of Tucker Carlson, as well as any leaks of his private emails from the NSA to other reporters.  “Mr. Carlson is a journalist, who … Continue reading Rand Paul demands probe into possible NSA spying on Tucker Carlson

IRS reverses denial of tax-exempt status to Christians Engaged

On June 25, Rep. Roy led a letter to IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig expressing concerns regarding the IRS’s denial of tax-exempt status of Christians Engaged. Today, in response to the news that the IRS has reversed its decision and granted the Christian nonprofit tax-exempt status, Rep. Roy (TX-21) issued the statement below: I am encouraged … Continue reading IRS reverses denial of tax-exempt status to Christians Engaged