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McCarthy on Amnesty: Obama Perverts Prosecutorial Discretion

Who better than a former federal prosecutor to judge whether President Barack Obama can unilaterally impose amnesty for illegal immigrants via “prosecutorial discretion”?

Andrew C. McCarthy, now a contributor at National Review, explains: “Prosecutorial discretion means you are not required to prosecute every crime”, but it “does not mean that those crimes the executive chooses not to enforce are now no longer crimes.”

Yet that’s just what President Obama is proposing.

“He is claiming not only the power to determine what immigration laws get enforced and which illegal immigrants get prosecuted – power he unquestionably has,” writes McCarthy. The president, “also claims the power to declare (a) that criminal acts are somehow lawful – that illegal…[more]

November 20, 2014 • 08:19 pm

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Coalition Urges Support of the "Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014" Print E-mail
Tuesday, February 25 2014

In a letter is Members of Congress, the Center for Individual Freedom today joined a large coalition of free-market and conservative organizations to urge support for H.R. 3865, the Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014.  The legislation, sponsored by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp, would delay the Internal Revenue Service’s reckless rush to muzzle the speech of 501(c)(4) nonprofit organizations in the middle of the current tax year. 

Read the full letter, which was organized by American Commitment, below.

 

60 Conservative Groups Support HR3865

 

 


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"President Obama previously said he could not issue an executive amnesty because 'I'm the President of the United States, I'm not the emperor of the United States. My job is to execute laws that are passed.' Well, apparently we now have an 'Emperor of the United States.' President Obama's immigration order would provide illegal immigrants with the exact benefits Congress has repeatedly rejected: Social…[more]
 
 
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Which of the following congressional actions would have the greatest chance of stopping President Obama’s expected Executive Order giving amnesty to millions of illegal aliens?