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August 01, 2017

Commission dashes a couple’s retirement dreams

When a powerful unelected bureaucracy muscles its way into your life, it's not just your rights that can be at risk, but also your hopes and dreams for your family and your future. This is what Mark and Bella Greene learned from the oppressive treatment they have received at the hands of the California Coastal ...

July 01, 2017

PLF fights politicians’ rigged scheme that gives unions a veto over First Amendment free speech rights

Thanks to you, Pacific Legal Foundation is able to fight for core constitutional rights — including First Amendment free speech protections — in courtrooms from coast to coast. Right now, California is ground zero for one of the most important battles that PLF is waging on behalf of First Amendment freedom — the cherished liberty ...

June 01, 2017

2017 midyear report: Your support leads to more PLF victories against an overreaching public sector

The year's midpoint is approaching, and once again Pacific Legal Foundation can report that the confidence that you invest in us is reaping major dividends.  They come in the form of powerful victories for the cause of freedom in general, and, specifically, in the "rescuing" of victims — individuals, families, and small business owners — ...

April 01, 2017

With Murr, PLF is again making history at the Supreme Court

"It was an honor to argue this important property rights case before the nation's highest court." Those were the words of John Groen, PLF's Executive Vice President and General Counsel, as he addressed a press conference in front of the Supreme Court on the morning of March 20, after completing oral argument in PLF's landmark ...

March 01, 2017

PLF’s Red Tape Rollback project: We’re boosting the use of the Congressional Review Act to free our economy from job-killing regulations

"Pacific Legal Foundation's Todd Gaziano on Wednesday stepped into a meeting of free-market attorneys, think tankers, and Republican congressional staff to unveil a big idea.  By the time he stepped out, he had reset Washington's regulatory battle lines." Those were the first words of The Wall Street Journal's Kimberly Strassel, in a recent column ...

January 01, 2017

Forecast for 2017: PLF will fight and win more battles for everyone’s property rights

Every new year brings new surprises, challenges, dilemmas, and opportunities. Never more so than now, as the curtain rises on 2017. A new president is set to take the oath of office. Congress has many new faces. And there is the prospect, soon, of a new Supreme Court justice to replace the late, great Antonin ...