This spring, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid, the only property rights case this term. What’s at stake? Nothing less than the fundamental right to exclude…
The Constitution forbids government from requiring you to allow unwanted strangers onto your property. And union activists are no exception. Cedar Point v. Hassid will be PLF’s 15th case heard by the Supreme Court.
To distract from failing public schools, Mayor de Blasio set his sights on racial balancing at elite high schools, to benefit some races at the expense of others. Equality before the law demands better.
We are a nation of creators, inventors, builders, and entrepreneurs. The only way to recover from this crisis is to unleash our productive energy.
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Biden should keep Trump’s last-minute executive order making regulation more accountable. President Biden’s team is understandably skeptical of “midnight” executive actions issued during President Trump’s final weeks, but one order, issued Jan. 18, is as valuable in reinforcing democratic accountability as it is consti ...
Since the pandemic began a year ago, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear has used his emergency powers to unilaterally enact COVID-19-related policies. In February, the legislature overwhelmingly voted to rein in his authority, passing three bills to limit the governor’s use of pandemic-related emergency orders. Gov. Beshear immediately filed suit ...
The Skipper family has owned forestland in Clarke County, Alabama, since 1902, which it manages for timber production and conservation. In 1956 they established the Scotch Wildlife Management Area (WMA), agreeing to voluntarily open their land for the state’s wildlife conservation efforts and outdoor recreation. In February 2020, the U.S. Fis ...
Etienne Hardre was forced to close his barbershop in Colorado Springs, CO, at the start of the pandemic and has operated at reduced capacity since. He worked tirelessly to find relief programs and grants that would allow him to keep his business afloat and provide for the livelihood of his family and employees. In December, the Governor signed legi ...