Video : Presidential Authority to Revoke or Reduce National Monument Designations

March 31, 2017 | By KYLE GRIESINGER

This week, PLF’s Todd Gaziano and Professor John Yoo (who is also a new member of PLF’s Board of Trustees) released a new study that explains why President Trump has the authority to reduce or revoke national monuments. … ...


Are all of Obama’s national monuments permanent? A new AEI paper says no

March 27, 2017 | By TODD GAZIANO

A few weeks before he left office, President Obama abused the Antiquities Act of 1906 again to proclaim 1.35 million acres in Utah and 300,000 acres in Nevada to be new national monuments. White House officials claimed that both monuments were “permanent” because there was no express authority to reverse them. … ...