The House will vote soon on the Right to Try Act, S. 204, which would give terminally ill patients access to life-saving experimental medicine.
Josh Withrow is the Director of Public Policy at Free the People. Prior to joining Free the People, Josh Withrow was the Legislative Affairs Manager at FreedomWorks. There, he oversaw federal legislative priorities and spent considerable time working with allies on the Hill to develop and implement policy strategies to advance liberty. He was also responsible for managing FreedomWorks’ legislative scorecard, determining which votes to score and weights assigned.
Before joining in the cause of liberty, Josh was on the path to academia, earning his B.A. in Classics and History from the University of Nebraska, and his M.A. in Medieval Studies from Western Michigan University. When not working (which is rarely) Josh can be found reenacting the Civil War, playing classical piano or cheering on his New England Patriots.
If the Corker-Kaine AUMF passes, Congress will give up their constitutional right to declare war. The executive branch will be able to start any new war that is connected to "global terrorism."
The closer you look at the political spectrum that we’re all taught, the less sense it makes. Communists on the far left, Nazi fascists on the extreme right—on that scale, it seems like being a “centrist” is merely splitting the difference between different ways to dehumanize people.
Tell Congress that a few paragraphs in the annual spending bill are all that are needed for states to make their own decisions about medical cannabis.
Soon, the FCC will make a crucial decision on whether to allow private companies an alternative way to deliver high-speed internet.
Jeff Sessions is proposing an increase in asset forfeiture, a practice that allows law enforcement to seize property from suspected criminals without charging them with a crime.