Wall Street Journal: Career civil servants illegitimately rule America

Originally published in The Wall Street Journal February 28, 2018. After Kimberly Manor lost her husband to lung cancer, she was inspired to make a dramatic career change. Kimberly now … ›

Wednesday: PLF argues First Amendment case before the Supreme Court

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear PLF’s First Amendment challenge in Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky. The case involves a Minnesota law that allows the government to fine voters … ›

Inching closer to freeing workers from compulsory unionism

This morning, I attended oral argument in Janus v. AFSCME, the case that will decide whether to overrule the 41-year old case of Abood v. Detroit Board of Education and … ›

Weekly litigation update — February 24, 2018

Federal judge grants temporary restraining order against Mount Dora over Starry Night mural  Does the California ESA extend to your neighborhood squirrel population? PLF opposes Seattle’s attempt to levy an … ›

Government of the bureaucrats, by the bureaucrats, and for the bureaucrats

The American Republic is in the midst of a constitutional crisis. The size, scope, and power of the modern administrative state has far surpassed even the direst imaginings of the … ›

The Daily Signal: Don’t punish people with delinquent student loans by revoking their work licenses

Published at The Daily Signal February 23, 2018.  Nearly one-third of Americans today must be licensed by the government in order to do their jobs. Many of those people are … ›

New brief in California Coho listing challenge

Yesterday PLF filed an amicus letter urging the California Supreme Court to grant review in Central Coast Forest Association v. Fish & Game Commission. In this case, the California court … ›

Seattle clashes with the First Amendment

Today, we filed the opening brief on appeal in Elster v. City of Seattle, our legal challenge to Seattle’s program that forces taxpayers to pay for private individuals’ campaign contributions. Seattle calls … ›

Federal judge grants temporary restraining order against city over Starry Night mural

This morning, a federal judge granted our motion for a temporary restraining order against the City of Mount Dora. This puts the $100 a day fines on hold until we have … ›

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Wall Street Journal: Career civil servants illegitimately rule America

Originally published in The Wall Street Journal February 28, 2018. After Kimberly Manor lost her husband to lung cancer, she was inspired to make a dramatic career change. Kimberly now … ›

Wednesday: PLF argues First Amendment case before the Supreme Court

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear PLF’s First Amendment challenge in Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky. The case involves a Minnesota law that allows the government to fine voters … ›

Inching closer to freeing workers from compulsory unionism

This morning, I attended oral argument in Janus v. AFSCME, the case that will decide whether to overrule the 41-year old case of Abood v. Detroit Board of Education and … ›

Weekly litigation update — February 24, 2018

Federal judge grants temporary restraining order against Mount Dora over Starry Night mural  Does the California ESA extend to your neighborhood squirrel population? PLF opposes Seattle’s attempt to levy an … ›

Government of the bureaucrats, by the bureaucrats, and for the bureaucrats

The American Republic is in the midst of a constitutional crisis. The size, scope, and power of the modern administrative state has far surpassed even the direst imaginings of the … ›

The Daily Signal: Don’t punish people with delinquent student loans by revoking their work licenses

Published at The Daily Signal February 23, 2018.  Nearly one-third of Americans today must be licensed by the government in order to do their jobs. Many of those people are … ›

New brief in California Coho listing challenge

Yesterday PLF filed an amicus letter urging the California Supreme Court to grant review in Central Coast Forest Association v. Fish & Game Commission. In this case, the California court … ›

Seattle clashes with the First Amendment

Today, we filed the opening brief on appeal in Elster v. City of Seattle, our legal challenge to Seattle’s program that forces taxpayers to pay for private individuals’ campaign contributions. Seattle calls … ›

Federal judge grants temporary restraining order against city over Starry Night mural

This morning, a federal judge granted our motion for a temporary restraining order against the City of Mount Dora. This puts the $100 a day fines on hold until we have … ›

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Wall Street Journal: Career civil servants illegitimately rule America

Originally published in The Wall Street Journal February 28, 2018. After Kimberly Manor lost her husband to lung cancer, she was inspired to make a dramatic career change. Kimberly now … ›

Wednesday: PLF argues First Amendment case before the Supreme Court

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear PLF’s First Amendment challenge in Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky. The case involves a Minnesota law that allows the government to fine voters … ›

Inching closer to freeing workers from compulsory unionism

This morning, I attended oral argument in Janus v. AFSCME, the case that will decide whether to overrule the 41-year old case of Abood v. Detroit Board of Education and … ›

Weekly litigation update — February 24, 2018

Federal judge grants temporary restraining order against Mount Dora over Starry Night mural  Does the California ESA extend to your neighborhood squirrel population? PLF opposes Seattle’s attempt to levy an … ›

Government of the bureaucrats, by the bureaucrats, and for the bureaucrats

The American Republic is in the midst of a constitutional crisis. The size, scope, and power of the modern administrative state has far surpassed even the direst imaginings of the … ›

The Daily Signal: Don’t punish people with delinquent student loans by revoking their work licenses

Published at The Daily Signal February 23, 2018.  Nearly one-third of Americans today must be licensed by the government in order to do their jobs. Many of those people are … ›

New brief in California Coho listing challenge

Yesterday PLF filed an amicus letter urging the California Supreme Court to grant review in Central Coast Forest Association v. Fish & Game Commission. In this case, the California court … ›

Seattle clashes with the First Amendment

Today, we filed the opening brief on appeal in Elster v. City of Seattle, our legal challenge to Seattle’s program that forces taxpayers to pay for private individuals’ campaign contributions. Seattle calls … ›

Federal judge grants temporary restraining order against city over Starry Night mural

This morning, a federal judge granted our motion for a temporary restraining order against the City of Mount Dora. This puts the $100 a day fines on hold until we have … ›

Wall Street Journal: Career civil servants illegitimately rule America

Originally published in The Wall Street Journal February 28, 2018. After Kimberly Manor lost her husband to lung cancer, she was inspired to make a dramatic career change. Kimberly now … ›

Wednesday: PLF argues First Amendment case before the Supreme Court

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear PLF’s First Amendment challenge in Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky. The case involves a Minnesota law that allows the government to fine voters … ›

Inching closer to freeing workers from compulsory unionism

This morning, I attended oral argument in Janus v. AFSCME, the case that will decide whether to overrule the 41-year old case of Abood v. Detroit Board of Education and … ›

Weekly litigation update — February 24, 2018

Federal judge grants temporary restraining order against Mount Dora over Starry Night mural  Does the California ESA extend to your neighborhood squirrel population? PLF opposes Seattle’s attempt to levy an … ›

Government of the bureaucrats, by the bureaucrats, and for the bureaucrats

The American Republic is in the midst of a constitutional crisis. The size, scope, and power of the modern administrative state has far surpassed even the direst imaginings of the … ›

The Daily Signal: Don’t punish people with delinquent student loans by revoking their work licenses

Published at The Daily Signal February 23, 2018.  Nearly one-third of Americans today must be licensed by the government in order to do their jobs. Many of those people are … ›

New brief in California Coho listing challenge

Yesterday PLF filed an amicus letter urging the California Supreme Court to grant review in Central Coast Forest Association v. Fish & Game Commission. In this case, the California court … ›

Seattle clashes with the First Amendment

Today, we filed the opening brief on appeal in Elster v. City of Seattle, our legal challenge to Seattle’s program that forces taxpayers to pay for private individuals’ campaign contributions. Seattle calls … ›

Federal judge grants temporary restraining order against city over Starry Night mural

This morning, a federal judge granted our motion for a temporary restraining order against the City of Mount Dora. This puts the $100 a day fines on hold until we have … ›