1. The government is storing your baby’s DNA.

2. Happy anniversary! One year after passing the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, the White House says it prevented a larger recession. Does saying so make it true?

3. “3 Reasons Not to Sweat The Citizens United Ruling”: a great video from Reason.tv

4. The Wall Street Journal Law Blog has a post about balancing work and parenting. The Lawyer’s Kim Tasso says of working mothers that “Most working parents realise that a four-day week means pay is cut by 20 per cent to manage the same workload, as well as ‘that little bit extra’ to make up for a perceived lack of commitment” . IWF’s Carrie Lukas also has something to say on the subject. What do you think?

5. What we can learn from the Greek deficit crisis…

6. Surprise! Increased taxes on the wealthy cause them to seek refuge elsewhere. According to a Boston College study, New Jersey lost $70 billion between 2004-2008 from increasing taxes on rich people. New Jersey Voices also notes that the state lost $1 billion in private charity.

7. Evan Bayh’s retirement has Washington in a tizzy. Now if we could just get the rest of Congress to retire…

8. Are you a fan of limited government? Then be sure to check out CPAC!

9. The Virginia House of Representatives passed a considerable amount of legislation to relax gun laws. (For more on IWF’s position on gun control, go here and here).

10. Speaking of guns, the NRA and Alan Gura, who is arguing on behalf of the plaintiff in McDonald v. City of Chicago, aren’t really seeing eye to eye. The Constitution vs. gun rights? Who would have thought!