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May 13, 2016

President's weekly report — May 13, 2016

Victory in Wyoming! Our client Andy Johnson entered in this consent decree with the Environmental Protection Agency in Johnson v. EPA. This is the case where the EPA threatened Andy Johnson with millions of dollars in fines if he didn’t remove a stock pond — despite the fact that Johnson obtained all necessary state permits, ...

May 11, 2016

Preliminary injunction filed in St. Louis segregation case

This afternoon we filed a motion for preliminary injunction in White v. Voluntary Interdistrict Choice Corporation. This is our challenge to a St. Louis-area policy that prevents black kids — and only black kids — from transferring from St. Louis County into public schools in the City of St. Louis. This is a blatant, invidious, unjust ...

March 31, 2016

North Carolina public school sponsors club for "colored girls"

PLF attorneys recently learned that officials at a public charter school in North Carolina have organized a racially segregated club for "Girls of Color." Caucasian girls are not allowed to join the club or to participate in any of the activities sponsored by the club. Not only is this shocking in this day and age, ...

May 31, 2015

Racial harmony in the third grade

A story in the New York Post reports that a $43,000 per year school in Riverdale, New York, requires third graders to identify their race on a questionnaire and attend weekly sessions with people of their own race.  Why?  Because the school uncovered “miscroagressions” like these:  “A girl puts her hands in another girl̵ ...

July 06, 2010

A Frederick Douglass follow-up

Author: Joshua Thompson The PLF Liberty Blog received some record hits this past week, largely as a result of Tim Sandefur’s post, “Give us the freedom intended for us.”  The post received numerous links from both The Volokh Conspiracy and Instapundit.  For those that haven’t read it, here’s a snippet: In Dec ...