Ending the “Competitor’s Veto” in Kentucky

March 21, 2014 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

Last month, we won a crucial victory for economic freedom when a federal court struck down Kentucky’s licensing law for moving companies. That law said that if you wanted to run a moving business, you first had to get a license—but when you applied for a license, you had to first notify the state’s existing … ...


PLF urges Ninth Circuit : Let entrepreneurs have their day in court

October 02, 2013 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

This afternoon, we filed this brief in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of entrepreneur Maurice Underwood. He’s the Reno businessman who wants to run a moving company, but isn’t allowed to because that state forbids new businesses from opening if they would compete economically against existing moving companies. We sued the ...


PLF urges court to end Kentucky’s unconstitutional mover cartel

August 15, 2013 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

Today, PLF attorneys filed a motion in Kentucky Federal District Court asking Judge Danny Reeves to strike down the Bluegrass States’ anti-competition law for moving companies. Representing entrepreneur Raleigh Bruner and his company, Wildcat Moving, we’ve argued that the state’s licensing law for movers violates the Fourteenth Am ...


Fighting for economic liberty in Kentucky

August 21, 2012 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

Meet R.J. Bruner and his crew. Bruner is one of the many hardworking entrepreneurs who keep our economy thriving—and whose hard work and ingenuity improve the standard of living for all of us. Of course, when he founded Wildcat Moving two years ago, he didn’t do it as an act of charity. He did it … ...