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Podcast: Will Congress the Dice to Prohibit Internet Gambling?

Timothy Lee, CFIF's Senior Vice President for Legal and Public Affairs, discusses the 1951 federal Wire Act, internet sports betting and the history of state regulation of gambling across the country.

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April 21, 2017 • 01:23 pm

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Jester's CourtroomLegal tales stranger than stranger than fiction: Ridiculous and sometimes funny lawsuits plaguing our courts.
The Contradictory Logic of Gun-Grabbers
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, March 02 2017
A little intellectual integrity is apparently too much to ask of Second Amendment restrictionists.  Witness the ever-shifting and contradictory legal rationalizations in their unrelenting campaign to infringe upon Americans' right to keep and bear arms, as convenience and changing circumstance dictate.  Last week, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Kolbe v. Hogan egregiously sustained a Maryland law broadly prohibiting so-called "assault weapons" and "large-capacity magazines" under the logic that such items are "most useful in military service." …
 
Chuck Schumer's Fake News
Appearing recently on ABC's "The View," Senator Chuck Schumer painted a picture of Republicans…
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Optimism in Trump's America
President Trump's job approval rating, 44 percent with a 48 percent disapproval rating in a new Wall…
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Stop Belittling The Holocaust With Your Stupid Nazi Analogies
When the Associated Press dropped a breathless piece contending that the Trump administration was "considering"…
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Economic Freedom Index: U.S. Plummeted from 6th to 17th Under Obama
Anyone still perplexed by the economic malaise and popular discontent that characterized the Obama era…
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Medical Devices Can Turn Deadly
What's the biggest killer in hospitals? Secrecy. That's the bottom line from the Government Accountability…
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An Imploding Energy Mandate
After just six months, a bipartisan consensus within New York has emerged that Governor Andrew Cuomo’s…
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NATO to US: Yes, Sir, Mr. Trump
Candidate Donald Trump set off a furious controversy when he said NATO countries should pay their "fair…
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Dodd-Frank: Ripe for Repeal
Stop me if you've heard this before.  It's a tragically recurring tale.  As an economic bubble…
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CFIF U.S. Presidents Quiz
Take our 10-Question Quiz and test your knowledge of our Nation’s Chief Executives. (Answer key…
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Bumps in the Road: Trump vs. Obama
The resignation of national security advisor Michael Flynn has the anti-Trump media declaring the new…
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Question of the Week   
Which one of the following decades saw the origin of individual income taxes in the U.S.?
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Quote of the Day   
 
"House Republicans are reportedly ready to return any day now to health-insurance reform after the spectacular failure in late March of the American Health Care Act, the resoundingly unpopular bill to 'replace' the long-unpopular and misnamed Affordable Care Act. This time, they need to deliver: After seven years of promises to repeal Obamacare root and branch, the party can't go back to the voters…[more]
 
 
—Dan McLaughlin, Esq., National Review OnLine Contributing Columnist
— Dan McLaughlin, Esq., National Review OnLine Contributing Columnist
 
Liberty Poll   

In light of current international threat levels, do you believe Congress will sufficiently fund the U.S. military to begin replenishing necessary major equipment shortages?