The home of the free (*government permission required)

Wow, I was really dreading the possibility that somewhere, somebody was actually being paid to make a meal for someone else without permission from the government. Good thing that undercover sheriff’s … ›

A government by and for the people? Or by and for cronies?

Occupational licensing is supposed to protect consumers against people who would practice a trade without the proper qualifications. In the first Supreme Court case on the question, Dent v. West … ›

Cuddling businesses rub regulators the wrong way

Here at PLF, we are accustomed to overzealous regulators stifling entrepreneurs’ right to earn a living, and we’ve defended movers and pest controllers and written briefs in support of casket-making monks, and more.  So we shouldn’t be surprised … ›

What happens outside of Vegas must stay outside of Vegas?

As we noted last week, PLF is challenging a Nevada law that requires private investigators to keep a “principal place of business” in the state.  This law essentially puts up a … ›

PLF seeks to tear down Nevada’s “Keep Out” sign

Yesterday, PLF attorneys filed a civil rights lawsuit on behalf of Troy Castillo challenging a Nevada law that prevents out-of-state entrepreneurs from competing across state lines.  The law requires private … ›

Underwood Infographic

PLF’s Economic Liberty Project has taken several cases throughout the country that challenge protectionist occupational licensing laws in the moving industry–our latest being Underwood v. Mackay. Last week we filed … ›

Las Vegas Review-Journal: eliminate Nevada's anti-competitive licensing laws

The Las Vegas Review-Journal has an editorial today about PLF’s challenge to the Silver State’s anti-competitive licensing laws. Excerpt: If the real goal is to protect consumers against fly-by-night operations, … ›

Look up in the sky: It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s… an entrepreneur?

Superhero films like The Avengers and The Dark Knight ruled the silver screen this summer. Millions of Americans escaped into cinematic worlds where daring guardians protected society from harm. Given … ›

PLF fighting for the right to earn a living

I’m in St. Louis today to argue the case of entrepreneur Michael Munie. He’s been in the moving business for 20 years, and his company, ABC Quality Moving, is one of … ›

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The home of the free (*government permission required)

Wow, I was really dreading the possibility that somewhere, somebody was actually being paid to make a meal for someone else without permission from the government. Good thing that undercover sheriff’s … ›

A government by and for the people? Or by and for cronies?

Occupational licensing is supposed to protect consumers against people who would practice a trade without the proper qualifications. In the first Supreme Court case on the question, Dent v. West … ›

Cuddling businesses rub regulators the wrong way

Here at PLF, we are accustomed to overzealous regulators stifling entrepreneurs’ right to earn a living, and we’ve defended movers and pest controllers and written briefs in support of casket-making monks, and more.  So we shouldn’t be surprised … ›

What happens outside of Vegas must stay outside of Vegas?

As we noted last week, PLF is challenging a Nevada law that requires private investigators to keep a “principal place of business” in the state.  This law essentially puts up a … ›

PLF seeks to tear down Nevada’s “Keep Out” sign

Yesterday, PLF attorneys filed a civil rights lawsuit on behalf of Troy Castillo challenging a Nevada law that prevents out-of-state entrepreneurs from competing across state lines.  The law requires private … ›

Underwood Infographic

PLF’s Economic Liberty Project has taken several cases throughout the country that challenge protectionist occupational licensing laws in the moving industry–our latest being Underwood v. Mackay. Last week we filed … ›

Las Vegas Review-Journal: eliminate Nevada's anti-competitive licensing laws

The Las Vegas Review-Journal has an editorial today about PLF’s challenge to the Silver State’s anti-competitive licensing laws. Excerpt: If the real goal is to protect consumers against fly-by-night operations, … ›

Look up in the sky: It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s… an entrepreneur?

Superhero films like The Avengers and The Dark Knight ruled the silver screen this summer. Millions of Americans escaped into cinematic worlds where daring guardians protected society from harm. Given … ›

PLF fighting for the right to earn a living

I’m in St. Louis today to argue the case of entrepreneur Michael Munie. He’s been in the moving business for 20 years, and his company, ABC Quality Moving, is one of … ›

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The home of the free (*government permission required)

Wow, I was really dreading the possibility that somewhere, somebody was actually being paid to make a meal for someone else without permission from the government. Good thing that undercover sheriff’s … ›

A government by and for the people? Or by and for cronies?

Occupational licensing is supposed to protect consumers against people who would practice a trade without the proper qualifications. In the first Supreme Court case on the question, Dent v. West … ›

Cuddling businesses rub regulators the wrong way

Here at PLF, we are accustomed to overzealous regulators stifling entrepreneurs’ right to earn a living, and we’ve defended movers and pest controllers and written briefs in support of casket-making monks, and more.  So we shouldn’t be surprised … ›

What happens outside of Vegas must stay outside of Vegas?

As we noted last week, PLF is challenging a Nevada law that requires private investigators to keep a “principal place of business” in the state.  This law essentially puts up a … ›

PLF seeks to tear down Nevada’s “Keep Out” sign

Yesterday, PLF attorneys filed a civil rights lawsuit on behalf of Troy Castillo challenging a Nevada law that prevents out-of-state entrepreneurs from competing across state lines.  The law requires private … ›

Underwood Infographic

PLF’s Economic Liberty Project has taken several cases throughout the country that challenge protectionist occupational licensing laws in the moving industry–our latest being Underwood v. Mackay. Last week we filed … ›

Las Vegas Review-Journal: eliminate Nevada's anti-competitive licensing laws

The Las Vegas Review-Journal has an editorial today about PLF’s challenge to the Silver State’s anti-competitive licensing laws. Excerpt: If the real goal is to protect consumers against fly-by-night operations, … ›

Look up in the sky: It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s… an entrepreneur?

Superhero films like The Avengers and The Dark Knight ruled the silver screen this summer. Millions of Americans escaped into cinematic worlds where daring guardians protected society from harm. Given … ›

PLF fighting for the right to earn a living

I’m in St. Louis today to argue the case of entrepreneur Michael Munie. He’s been in the moving business for 20 years, and his company, ABC Quality Moving, is one of … ›

The home of the free (*government permission required)

Wow, I was really dreading the possibility that somewhere, somebody was actually being paid to make a meal for someone else without permission from the government. Good thing that undercover sheriff’s … ›

A government by and for the people? Or by and for cronies?

Occupational licensing is supposed to protect consumers against people who would practice a trade without the proper qualifications. In the first Supreme Court case on the question, Dent v. West … ›

Cuddling businesses rub regulators the wrong way

Here at PLF, we are accustomed to overzealous regulators stifling entrepreneurs’ right to earn a living, and we’ve defended movers and pest controllers and written briefs in support of casket-making monks, and more.  So we shouldn’t be surprised … ›

What happens outside of Vegas must stay outside of Vegas?

As we noted last week, PLF is challenging a Nevada law that requires private investigators to keep a “principal place of business” in the state.  This law essentially puts up a … ›

PLF seeks to tear down Nevada’s “Keep Out” sign

Yesterday, PLF attorneys filed a civil rights lawsuit on behalf of Troy Castillo challenging a Nevada law that prevents out-of-state entrepreneurs from competing across state lines.  The law requires private … ›

Underwood Infographic

PLF’s Economic Liberty Project has taken several cases throughout the country that challenge protectionist occupational licensing laws in the moving industry–our latest being Underwood v. Mackay. Last week we filed … ›

Las Vegas Review-Journal: eliminate Nevada's anti-competitive licensing laws

The Las Vegas Review-Journal has an editorial today about PLF’s challenge to the Silver State’s anti-competitive licensing laws. Excerpt: If the real goal is to protect consumers against fly-by-night operations, … ›

Look up in the sky: It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s… an entrepreneur?

Superhero films like The Avengers and The Dark Knight ruled the silver screen this summer. Millions of Americans escaped into cinematic worlds where daring guardians protected society from harm. Given … ›

PLF fighting for the right to earn a living

I’m in St. Louis today to argue the case of entrepreneur Michael Munie. He’s been in the moving business for 20 years, and his company, ABC Quality Moving, is one of … ›