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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...

Klein v. Oregon: Religious Liberty & Freedom of Speech v. Gay Rights

JOHN A. SPARKS, THE INSTITUTE FOR FAITH & FREEDOM Among recent actions by the U.S. Supreme Court, a four-sentence order may set the stage for the court...

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...

Immigrants should be treated … how?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP they will find a disposition in the great majority here to do whatever circumstances will admit for our new fellow citizens, to...

New York Is Changing The Law To Go After Trump

BY BOB BARR You can’t be tried twice for the same offense. The concept of being free from “double jeopardy” is a right that has...

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...

Trump shouldn’t be impeached, but Bill Clinton’s impeachment was justified – Here’s why

BY BOB BARR Some House Democrats who are calling for impeachment proceedings against President Trump on a charge of obstruction of justice claim that President Clinton was...

Excellent 2nd Amendment Opinion Lasts Only One Week

BY BOB BARR As the saying goes, “it was great while it lasted.”  On Friday, March 29th U.S. District Court Judge Roger Benitez issued an 86-page Order declaring...

Are “Red Flag Laws” a Solution in Search of a Problem?

BY BOB BARR In the aftermath of the February 2018 mass murder at a Parkland, Florida high school, it became readily apparent that danger signs...

America’s Republic: How the Great Experiment Came About (and How We Keep It)

A brief history of America, its founding documents, and what we can do to keep the flame of liberty burning bright. BY LAWRENCE W. REED I...

Patrick Henry: “As for me, give me liberty or give me death!”

American Minute with Bill Federer A speech that ignited independence! The Declaration of Independence states: ​"... But when a long train of abuses and usurpations ... to...

America’s Bill Of Rights Prevents Erosion Of Civil Liberties As In New Zealand

BY BOB BARR Every day, I thank America’s Founding Fathers for their prescience in providing a Bill of Rights to protect against the government arbitrarily...

2020 Hopefuls Present Radical Ideas

 JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ The left has a new litmus test for any would-be 2020 Presidential candidates – do they stand in favor of “court packing”...

Any Budget That Cuts Fed Ed is Good, But …

NEAL MCCLUSKEY, CATO INSTITUTE The Trump Administration’s proposed U.S. Department of Education budget, released yesterday, is due some props. It would cut spending by about 10...

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...

A Dangerous Movement to Change Our United States Constitution

Gayle Ruzicka, for the Deseret News Can you imagine the USA without its inspired Constitution? What if we had 50 Supreme Court justices? What if...

In Defense of Incrementalism: A Response to Prof. Greve’s Proposal for Administrative Courts

WILLIAM YEATMAN, CATO INSTITUTE For “anti-administrativists” like myself, what’s the best way to reform the administrative state? In a provocative post at Law & Liberty, Professor Michael Greve...

Rights and Non-Rights: A Simple Way to Distinguish the Two

Despite the centrality of rights in American history, it’s readily apparent today that Americans are of widely different views on what a right is,...

President Trump Celebrates Religious Freedom Day

LIBERTY COUNSEL WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald Trump recognizes that faith is embedded in the history, spirit, and soul of America and today issued a Presidential...

Federalist’ Principles of Governing Are Dead

– Consider the Impasse Over ‘The Wall’ BY BOB BARR Two hundred and thirty years ago, three of our Founding Fathers authored a series of essays...

Bump Stock Rule Bumps Up Against Constitution

ILYA SHAPIRO & MATTHEW LAROSIERE , CATO INSTITUTE This morning, Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker signed the Trump Administration’s new regulation banning bump stocks. The final rule is largely...

Have Federal Courts Become the ‘Tyrants’ Our Founders Feared?

BY BOB BARR In many ways, President Donald Trump’s border fight is a battle on two fronts; one at the border with Mexico, and the...

Court Says Abortion is an “Aberration” of Law

LIBERTY COUNSEL ATLANTA, GA – The Eleventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals criticized the Supreme Court’s abortion decisions, calling them an “aberration of constitutional law.”...

Federal Court Finds Albuquerque’s Civil Forfeiture Program Unconstitutional

Judge finds Albuquerque's program forces property owners to bear an unconstitutional burden to prove own innocence and creates an unconstitutional incentive to take property. J....

Will Brett Kavanaugh Stand for Property Rights?

BY TOM DEWEESE There’s lots of talk about where Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh stands on the Roe v Wade abortion decision and if he...

Kavanaugh and the Constitution

LIBERTY COUNSEL WASHINGTON, D.C. – Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh stated that his judicial philosophy is “straightforward.” A judge “must interpret the law, not...

ACLJ Once Again Stands on the Law in Response to MRFF’s Attack on Our...

SKIP ASH, ACLJ I must confess that I am an unabashed fan of Yogi Berra. In his own inimitable way, he was a master at...

Speech Buffer Zone Challenge

LIBERTY COUNSEL PITTSBURGH, PA – Liberty Counsel filed an amicus brief in Bruni v. Pittsburgh in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals regarding sidewalk counselors who are challenging an anti-speech...

Victory: Right to Share the Gospel Protected

MARSHALL GOLDMAN, ACLJ Recently, the ACLJ was contacted by a man (who asked to remain anonymous for this article) who was dealing with disturbing religious...

What Form of Government Do We Have Anyway?

JONATHAN DOLHENTY, PH.D. I remember some years ago when a certain group of political activists used to go around promoting the idea that "America is...