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May 20, 2019

The Hill: The slippery slope of trying to curb ‘extremist’ speech

This article was originally published by The Hill on May 20, 2019. The world watched in horror as a deranged killer live-streamed himself murdering Muslims attending two mosques in New Zealand. In the wake of the shooting, many have called for tighter restrictions on "extremist" speech by government. The leaders of New Zealand and France have dra ...

May 17, 2019

New York Daily News: The right way to honor the legacy of Brown v. Board: Ensure equal access to quality education regardless of race or ethnicity

This article was originally published by New York Daily News on May 17, 2019. Sixty-five years ago today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its landmark decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The court held that segregation in schools violated the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment and ordered school districts to ...

May 15, 2019

The Hill: Socialism is neither a fair nor ‘progressive’ political philosophy

This article was originally published by The Hill on May 15, 2019. While politicians, pundits and college professors heap praise upon the supposed benefits of socialism, the reality is unfortunately all too clear for Venezuelans. Years of economic mismanagement and political instability that led to mass shortages of food, medicine and other neces ...

May 15, 2019

Protecting free speech is more important than protecting people from being offended

In 2015, Pew Research Center polled residents of 38 countries around the world on their attitudes towards free speech. The United States leads the pack when it comes to citizens believing people should be able to say what they want and get access to the information they need. This won't surprise any American who understands ...

May 10, 2019

National coalition joins PLF against government-sanctioned home theft

PLF client Uri Rafaeli accidentally underpaid the property taxes on his Southfield Michigan house by $8.41. So Oakland County took Rafaeli's house to collect on the small debt. The County also took PLF client Andre Ohanessian's 2.7 acres of valuable land in Orchard Village to collect a $6,000 debt. The County sold both properties and ...

May 09, 2019
May 09, 2019

PLF’s new report attracts the attention of a powerful senator

Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) is one of the stalwarts in Congress leading the charge against the administrative state's unconstitutional practices. So we are delighted with his leadership in investigating a serious problem we first identified and have recently quantified. Last year, Pacific Legal Foundation discovered that career bureaucrats in the FD ...

May 08, 2019

New Montana Law will save homes by ending state’s predatory tax foreclosure system

During the last recession, Gary Guidotti, a 78-year old electrician in Cascade County, Montana, fell behind on his property taxes. Under Montana's tax law, the county took his home because of the $1,125 tax debt and sold it to investors for pennies on the dollar. Guidotti lost everything while investors reaped a windfall—taking absolute title ...

May 07, 2019
May 07, 2019
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