Senator Warren's war on academic freedom

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) obviously doesn’t think much of her former colleagues in academia. Last week she forced the resignation of a Brookings Institute researcher who disagreed with her about the costs of a labor rule she and the president support by claiming his study’s funding source conflicted his findings. 

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Liberals Rely on Misinformation to Attack Voter ID

The state of Alabama is facing an $11 million cut to its general fund budget. In an attempt to cut costs, the state will close at least 31 part-time, non-state owned satellite driver license offices. This may seem like a rather mundane piece of news, but, thanks to critics on the far-left, the story has gotten national attention. The country's liberal wing, not wanting to let an opportunity for manufactured rage go to waste, has attacked the closings as being racially motivated and an attempt to keep low-income minorities from obtaining the necessary voter ID for election participation.  Jesse Jackson even said "Of course it's a new Jim Crow."

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Election Reform: Who's Paying?

Localities in Massachusetts are coping with an issue facing election officials nationwide: how to finance state mandated election reform. Massachusetts, like other states, has recently set new requirements for extended hours at polling locations, early-voting, and pre-registration.

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Legal and Illegal Aliens are Disenfranchising Voters

By now it should be recognized as fact that vote fraud is real and it needs to be fought.  Right before the elections last fall, no less than the liberal Washington Post published an article declaring that Obamacare, the signature accomplishment of the Obama Presidency, was passed by vote fraud from legal aliens voting illegally.  Now just a little over a year from the next Presidential election the similarly left leaning Politico declares:

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The Politicization of the Department of Justice Must be Stopped

J. Christian Adams has an excellent article discussing a recent speech by former Attorney General and RNLA Advisory Committee Member Michael Mukasey.  The article focuses on the extreme politicization of the Department of Justice under the Obama Administration.  

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House Republicans Continue to Hammer Planned Parenthood

This summer, the Center For Medical Progress released video footage of Planned Parenthood executives seemingly discussing the sale of baby body parts. Since the release of the first video, there has been a steady stream of new, equally unsettling, footage. Republicans in Congress have taken the allegations against Planned Parenthood seriously and areendeavoring to find out which laws may have been broken and how culpable various Planned Parenthood executives may be.

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Senator Chuck Grassley: Tacking Tough Issues as Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee

The RNLA is pleased to announce the Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Chuck Grassley will address our October DC Luncheon.

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Do Democrats Defend Planned Parenthood So Vehemently Because Planned Parenthood Supports Them?

Planned Parenthood funding is outrageous.  Chairman Chaffetz released a memo that outlines some of the outrages of the funding of Planned Parenthood just from a fiscal responsibility standpoint.  A few highlightsfrom the memo are below. 

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ICYMI: Hillary Panders on Opposition to Keystone XL Pipeline

Having previously told environmentalist critics that she would take a position on the Keystone XL Pipeline "when [she] become[s] president," Hillary Clinton has officially announced her opposition to its construction

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RNLA Thanks Speaker Boehner for His Leadership in the House of Representatives

 

RNLA thanks speaker Boehner for his years of service and leadership as Speaker.  Speaker Boehner addressed RNLA on numerous occasions, most recently last year when Mark Braden was named Republican Lawyer of the Year.

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