US Supreme Court declines to hear Drakes Bay Oyster Company appeal
Pacific Legal Foundation is very disappointed that the court declined to hear this very important case. For now, Americans in certain parts of the country will remain subject to second class citizenship, because the federal courts are closed to them when federal agencies terminate their permits and licenses, even when those actions destroy jobs and homes. Even though the high court has decided not to hear this appeal, we understand that this may not be the end of the fight for Drakes Bay Oyster Company, and PLF stands ready to continue its support for this beleaguered but beloved Bay Area institution.
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