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The Supreme Court’s Dereliction of Duty on Qualified Immunity

JAY SCHWEIKERT, CATO INSTITUTE This morning, the Supreme Court denied all of the major cert petitions raising the question of whether qualified immunity should be reconsidered. This...

Ninth Circuit “Reluctantly” Dismisses Kids Climate Case

WILLIAM YEATMAN, CATO INSTITUTE Today, a split panel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit “reluctantly” dismissed Juliana v. United States, known colloquially as...

It’s the Knick of Time for States to Revisit Overbearing Land Use Regulations

WILLIAM YEATMAN, CATO INSTITUTE It’s January, so most state legislatures are kicking off their sessions. Across state capitols, one issue to monitor is the fallout...

HHS Moves To Lift LGBT‐​Bias Funding Strings

WALTER OLSON, CATO INSTITUTE On Friday, the Department of Health and Human Services proposed to rescind some regulations issued in the final days of the Obama administration...

Institute for Justice Scores Win In Lawsuit Against IRS Over Forfeiture Records

CONOR BECK, INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE Appeals Court Rejects IRS's Argument for Stonewalling FOIA Request WASHINGTON—This morning , the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit...

Heads Up, America: Idaho Gov. Stands Firm, North Carolina Special Election Matters

LLOYD MARCUS, THE UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN Though I love her dearly, my wife Mary interrupts my peaceful morning cup of coffee by reading me disturbing headlines...

New Lawsuit Challenges Mississippi Labeling Law That Makes Selling “Veggie Burgers” a Crime

Vegan food company Upton's Naturals and the Plant Based Food Association fight for First Amendment right to use terms consumers understand ANDREW WIMER, INSTITUTE FOR...

Knight Institute v. Trump

JOHN SAMPLES, CATO INSTITUTE The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has affirmed a district court’s ruling that Donald Trump may not block Americans from...

The Supreme Court Finally Takes Up a Second Amendment Case

ILYA SHAPIRO and MATTHEW LAROSIERE, CATO INSTITUTE New York City has a law banning the transportation of licensed handguns out of the city, which isn’t...

Activist Judge Forces Taxpayer Funding of Abortion

LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL WASHINGTON, D.C. – A federal judge has attempted to block President Donald Trump’s administration’s rule designed to restrict Title X family planning funds...

Kansas High Court Approves Dismemberment

LIBERTY COUNSEL TOPEKA, KANSAS – The Kansas Supreme Court has ruled that the state constitution allegedly protects the “right” for a woman to dismember her child in...

House Passes Political-Omnibus Bill H.R. 1

WALTER OLSON, CATO INSTITUTE H.R. 1, the political regulation omnibus bill, contains “provisions that unconstitutionally infringe the freedoms of speech and association,” and which “will...

Five Lawsuits Filed Against National Emergency Declaration – JSL RADIO RECAP

JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ Sixteen States in one lawsuit, four more lawsuits filed; we have five lawsuits now against the President’s declaration of a National Emergency. Today...

JSL Radio Recap – Court Rules against Planned Parenthood in Texas

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ Today is a day where life is being celebrated and defended at the 46th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C, and...

A Double Win in the Dusky Gopher Frog Case

ROGER PILON, CATO INSTITUTE By a vote of 8-0 (Justice Kavanaugh did not participate), the Supreme Court today gave a rational reading of both the...

Breaking Records for the Confirmation of Conservative Judges – And Why It Matters

NATHANAEL BENNETT, ACLJ One of the most important duties entrusted to our President and Senators is nominating and confirming competent and qualified judges for the...

Activist judge halts key Trump policy — and this one has me particularly unnerved

BY ALLEN WEST Howdy folks, I pray y’all had an awesome Thanksgiving Day and reflected with family and that for which you are most thankful....

Israel’s Legitimacy as Jewish State Under Legal Assault in US Courts

ACLJ joins legal defense BY JAY SEKULOW We have just taken on the most significant U.S. federal court case in defense of Israel’s legitimacy as a...

Israel's Legitimacy as Jewish State Under Legal Assault in US Courts

ACLJ joins legal defense BY JAY SEKULOW We have just taken on the most significant U.S. federal court case in defense of Israel’s legitimacy as a...

Judicial Watch, AEF, File Brief Supporting Election Integrity

LIBERTY ALERTS, JUDICIAL WATCH (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it joined with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) in filing an amici curiae...

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Romanian Churches Petition to U.S. Supreme Court

LIBERTY COUNSEL Liberty Counsel filed a petition for cert asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the case of Elim Romanian Pentecostal Church and Logos Baptist Ministries...

King v. Burwell: A Clear Example of Legislating from the Bench

MICHAEL F. CANNON, CATO INSTITUTE Confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett have renewed interest in the 2015 case King v. Burwell. In...

1619 – The Left’s final assault on America

~Their 1619 Project would eviscerate, denigrate and replace American history with racist lies~ Scot Faulkner Leftists have launched what they hope can be their final assault...

Safety Issues Tied to Police Cutbacks

BY T.F. STERN The public is starting to realize that using the Police Department as a ‘whipping boy’ for all the ills of society has...