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Major Federal Court Victory In MA Civil Forfeiture Case

JOHN E. KRAMER, INSTITUTE OF JUSTICE Arlington, Va.—In a major triumph for property rights, a federal court in Massachusetts dismissed a civil forfeiture action against...

Fleeing Socialism: French Actor Gérard Depardieu Wants His Freedom Back

SYLVAIN CHARAT, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES “I am leaving because you consider that success, creation, talent, anything different, must be punished.” This quotation from French...

It’s Not Yours Until Government Says So — T.F. Stern

By T.F. Stern, Our nation was founded on sound principles; life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.  The pursuit of happiness was a flowery alternative...

Envy No Vice for Leftists

BY JACK KERWICK If more of the American electorate were aware of three things, I would like to think that one of our two national...

The Principles upon which the Americans opposed the Stamp Act

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, September 9, 1771 The supreme power says Mr. Locke, is not, nor can possibly be absolutely arbitrary, over the lives and...

Private Property in Socialist America — T.F. Stern

By T.F. Stern,   If Rip Van Winkle woke up in America today he’d wonder what happened to private property rights.  Imagine finding out other folks...

Agenda 21: Setting the Record Straight

By Henry Lamb More and more local communities are rising up to oppose local comprehensive land use plans and local ordinances because they claim the...

EPA Abuses

Texas Straight Talk with Ron Paul Last week the Supreme Court heard arguments in Sackett v. EPA, a case of blatant federal agency overreach and abuse...

Georgia Must Reform Corrupt Civil Forfeiture Laws

PROPERTY RIGHTS, INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE Arlington— Last Thursday , a coalition of civil rights groups from across the political spectrum is calling on legislators to...

Minnesota Homeowners Stand Up for Their Property Rights

Liberty Alerts, Institute for Justice In one of the greatest housing slumps in our nation’s history, the town of Winona, Minn., is making it that...

A Run for the Border

by Diane Alden The NewsMax Years #28 Still ON TARGET: July 30, 2000 Every year 900,000 legal immigrants are allowed into the United States. Many of them...

Eminent Domain: The Movie

Liberty Alerts, Institute for Justice Anti-eminent domain heroine Susette Kelo will soon join the likes of Erin Brockovich and Norma Rae in seeing her real-world...

IJ Scores Major First Amendment Victory For St. Louis Property Owner

Liberty Alerts, Institute for Justice The 8thU.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today handed down a major First Amendment victory for the right to protest government...

National City Declares War on Small Business

Liberty Alerts, Institute for Justice You can say this much for National City—it doesn’t do things by half measures.  Faced with a major loss in...

National Legal Groups Join Forces to End Civil Forfeiture

Liberty Alerts, Institute for Justice Today, two leading organizations have come together to advocate for reforms to states’ asset forfeiture laws—the power of ...

National City Violated Federal Constitution and State Laws

Liberty Alerts, Institute for Justice A California gym that mentors at-risk kids scored a knockout legal blow against eminent domain abuse in California.  Yesterday,...

Eminent Domain Trial Will Demonstrate National City Violated State and Federal Constitutions

Liberty Alerts, Institute for Justice National City, Calif.—A San Diego-area boxing gym that serves at-risk kids is showing what it takes to fight for...

Minnesota Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Important Property Rights Case

Liberty Alerts, Institute for Justice Red Wing, Minn.—On Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010, the Minnesota Supreme Court agreed to hear an important property rights case...

Yearning for days gone by — T.F. Stern

Have we abandoned the efforts of so many valiant individuals, efforts to safeguard God given right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness through constitutional protections from our government?

A Few Good Men Are Fighting Back: Bruce Babbitt and the Environmental Movement Part II

While government agencies hold countless town hall meetings to find out what the public thinks, the agencies set the agenda and ignore locals, while listening to outsiders. Currently, the meetings are for something called the "Lands Legacy" program, namely another big government raid on private property and amassing lands the size of small countries for their own collectivist purposes. - Diane Alden

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Honoring Their Gift

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