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Protecting Privacy and Free Speech from an Abusive, Out-of-Control Government

May 31, 2013

By: Al Cardenas

A recent survey -- taken prior to revelations about IRS misconduct and commissioned by the American Conservative Union -- showed that a majority of Americans have become increasingly concerned about their free speech and privacy rights.

Americans since the founding of our Republic, have placed the protection of our personal freedoms and right to privacy above all else. We have been rightfully alarmed over the past months as we have watched the federal government intrude into the private lives of its citizens.

Don't Give President Obama's IRS More Power

May 30, 2013

By: Al Cardenas

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently apologized for flagging 75 conservative groups that used terms such as “tea party” or “patriot” in their filings. With this in mind, how good do you feel about giving the agency more power? If some in the Obama administration have their way, the IRS will be taking even more control over your tax returns.

Don't Give President Obama's IRS More Power

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently apologized for flagging 75 conservative groups that used terms such as “tea party” or “patriot” in their filings. With this in mind, how good do you feel about giving the agency more power? If some in the Obama administration have their way, the IRS will be taking even more control over your tax returns.

 

Foster Friess Helping Oklahoma Tornado Victims

Here is the email Foster Friess sent to all 50 Governors encouraging them to help fellow Governor Mary Fallin deal with Moore, Oklahoma tornado...

Dear Governor,

Foster hopes you will participate in his and Lynn's $1 million challenge grant to help fellow Governor Mary Fallin address the needs of her Moore, Oklahoma friends and neighbors.

The Pols Are Out And So Are Their Grades: American Conservative Union Releases Virginia General Assembly Scorecard

The General Assembly wrapped up its 2013 business, officially, April 3, at the conclusion of the “Veto” session. Since then, a flurry of scorecards have been released by several organizations, including the Family Foundation’s late last week.

Strassel: Conservatives for Immigration Reform

The Heritage Foundation on Monday released a report designed to kill immigration reform. A few days later, nearly 30 leaders, hailing from the core of the conservative movement—think tanks, faith groups, political and advocacy organizations—signed a public letter backing the congressional process. Which got more notice?

STATEMENT FROM CONSERVATIVE LEADERS ABOUT PENDING IMMIGRATION LEGISLATION

For Immediate Release: May 8, 2013

Statement from The ACU on the Wyden/Murkowski Campaign Finance Bill

For Immediate Release: May 07, 2013

Contact: Laura Keehner Rigas, (202) 347-9388, [email protected]

Washington, D.C. -- Today the American Conservative Union (ACU) sent a letter from Chairman Al Cardenas and other conservative leaders to members of Congress and their staff asking that the Senate reject S. 791 -- the Wyden/Murkowski campaign finance bill -- known as the "Follow The Money Act."

Support Free Speech: Reject the Wyden/Murkowski Campaign Finance Bill

Statement from ACU Chairman Al Cardenas on the Passage of the Marketplace Fairness Act

"The American Conservative Union applauds the United States Senators who boldly voted to pass the Marketplace Fairness Act. The Marketplace Fairness Act ensures government gets out of the way and allows small businesses to compete on a level playing field that stimulates fiscal growth.  The next step in guaranteeing a sustainable free-market economy would be a passage in the U.S. House of Representatives as well as encouraging any states which adopt this tax to lower the overall sales taxes."

 

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