In a statement issued by its National Board, the Republican Liberty Caucus (RLC) condemned a ruling handed down by the Supreme Court Monday which allows police to collect an individual’s DNA without probable cause.
According to RLC National Chairman Matt Nye, the 5-4 decision in Maryland vs King circumvents the Fourth Amendment, and is another in a long list of assaults on individual privacy.
Delegates at the 2013 RLC Biennial Convention in Austin, TX approved a bylaws amendment that doubled the number of regions from four to eight. The original regions - North East, South East, Mid West and Western - were redrawn and (some) renamed the following: North East, Atlantic, South East, Central, Great Plains, South Central, North West and South West. The map below was approved by the National Board on a special board call Sunday, May 19th.
Austin, TX - United States Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky won the presidential preference straw poll at the Republican Liberty Caucus (RLC) National Convention in Austin, Texas. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas finished second and Judge Andrew Napolitano, a Fox News commentator, finished third.
The Republican Liberty Caucus is a 527 voluntary grassroots membership organization dedicated to working within the Republican Party to advance the principles of individual rights, limited government and free markets. Founded in 1991, it is the oldest continuously-operating organization within the Liberty Republican movement.