At stake in this case is the question of whether federal agencies should be allowed to create law, enforce law, and then avoid judicial review by relying on a dubious legal doctrine called “Chevron deference.”
Case Summary Lisa Folajtar is being denied her Second Amendment protected right to keep and bear arms because of a 10-year-old conviction. In 2011, Folajtar pleaded guilting to willfully making false statements on her tax returns—a federal felony punishable by up to three years’ imprisonment. Folajtar was sentenced to three months of home confinement, three…
Case Summary Chuck Roady and his family had been working for nearly 20 years to secure the right to reliably access their private parcel of land within a national forest near the U.S.-Canadian border. Then green extremists threw a monkey-wrench into everything using federally-protected grizzly bears as a pretext. Case History The owner of an “inholding” –…
Americans have the right to self-manufacture those arms that they deem necessary to defend themselves, their loved ones, and their property. But the state of California and gun control activists from the west coast want to end that practice for the entirety of the United States.
Americans have the right to self-manufacture those arms that they deem necessary to defend themselves, their loved ones, and their property. But a handful of progressive cities and gun control activists want to end that practice.
Law-abiding residents of Hawaii want to own folding pocket-knives with split handles, also sometimes known as butterfly knives. But this type of knife is banned in Hawaii. This prohibition violates the Second Amendment-protected right to keep and bear arms, since the word “arms” applies to knives and other bladed weapons.
Embattled Arizona ranching families are making their final stand against the radical environmentalists who are determined to run them off the land. Well-heeled environmentalist groups are chipping away at the right of ranchers to exist—one lawsuit at a time.
American ranchers have a right to make a living off the land, as they have for generations, on Wyoming’s Upper Green River Drift. Under attack from environmental extremists, these ranchers ride with the knowledge that their next cattle drive could be their last.
Even in an emergency, constitutionally protected rights must be defended. New Mexico’s governor shut down the state’s firearms retailers as part of her emergency shut down orders designed to stop the spread of COVID 19. But her order illegally deprives citizens of their Second Amendment protected rights. MSLF filed a lawsuit, on behalf of multiple individuals, firearm retailers, and a litany of Second Amendment advocacy organization, to vindicate those rights.
Tom Paterson’s Spur Ranch Cattle Company is an excellent steward of public grazing lands in New Mexico. But he and dozens of other ranchers are at risk of being put out of business by radical environmentalists and their junk science.