If Trump has his way, what do sanctuary cities stand to lose?

If Trump has his way, what do sanctuary cities stand to lose?

From the Personal Liberty News Desk If Donald Trump is eventually successful with his bid to eliminate federal funding to sanctuary cities, 106 cities across the nation are going to be out some $27 billion, according to a report by Open The Books. The Department of Justice defines sanctuary cities as “a local government entity […]

Thomas Perez, moderate?

Thomas Perez, moderate?

From Overlawyered.com The Democratic Party has selected as its DNC chair Thomas Perez, widely described as the Establishment choice. Perez didn’t give off much of an impression of moderation in the Obama cabinet, however, where he was a leading symbol of regulatory lawlessness, hauled up repeatedly by the courts for trampling employers’ rights. See, for […]

College students being conditioned to treat ‘offensive’ language as a criminal matter

College students being conditioned to treat ‘offensive’ language as a criminal matter

By Sam Rolley / Personal Liberty Digest Hundreds of U.S. colleges and universities are encouraging students to report any comments they find offensive to so-called bias response teams, which scrutinize campus free speech. A report published by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) earlier this month details how  more than 230 U.S. colleges […]

States ready to assist Pence voter fraud probe

States ready to assist Pence voter fraud probe

By Fred Lucas / The Daily Signal Before he was the chief election officer for his state, Wayne Williams was the El Paso County, Colorado, clerk and saw firsthand how even a small amount of voter fraud can thwart the public will. “As clerk, I saw two school board races decided by a single vote,” […]

Make the bouquet… or else!

Make the bouquet… or else!

By Roger Pilon / FEE To see how little is left of one of our most important rights, the freedom of association, look no further than to the unanimous decision by the Washington State Supreme Court upholding a lower court’s ruling that florist Baronelle Stutzman was guilty of violating the Washington Law Against Discrimination (WLAD) when she declined, […]

Veteran posts American flags on VA Center fence on Memorial Day; Gets arrested

Veteran posts American flags on VA Center fence on Memorial Day; Gets arrested

From Judicial Watch Judicial Watch said it will provide legal representation to Robert L. Rosebrock, a Vietnam-era veteran who faces federal criminal charges for displaying two four by six inch American flags outside a Veterans Affairs (VA) fence on Memorial Day, May 30, 2016.  Trial will begin on March 7, 2017, in Los Angeles, CA. Rosebrock […]

MSM whines as it loses control over the message

MSM whines as it loses control over the message

By Sam Rolley / Personal Liberty Digest With changes in who has front-line White House press access under the Trump administration, a media establishment already embarrassed by the 2016 election is desperately trying to remain relevant. MSM reporters are claiming that the president is avoiding tough questions by “handpicking friendly reporters” during press events. Writing […]

Gun violence researchers race to protect data from Trump

Gun violence researchers race to protect data from Trump

From Freedom’s Phoenix Around 11 am Pacific on January 20th, while newly-inaugurated President Trump finished a celebratory lunch in the Capitol Rotunda, Magdalena Cerdá noticed something different about the White House’s website: All of its references to climate change had disappeared. Cerdá is an epidemiologist at UC Davis’ Violence Prevention Research Program, which focuses on another […]

Debunking a misleading minimum wage study

Debunking a misleading minimum wage study

By Dave Thompson /FEE The National Employment Law Project (NELP) released a study claiming to have directly disproved any link between minimum wage and job loss. Unfortunately, it has received media attention, including a piece or two by Nick Hanauer, “America’s worst minimum wage pundit.” Fortunately, at least some of the coverage is negative – […]