Though it’s likely to be lost in the noise surrounding the Supreme Court’s sex discrimination decision, just as important is what the Court did not do today. This morning, in the midst of the largest demonstrations against police abuse in a generation; following years of criticism from activists, the academy, and its own members; and…
MSLF hosted author Tara Ross, as a guest speaker during our recent public forum in Las Vegas. Tara shared highlights from her book, “Why We Need the Electoral College.”
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 orders designed to stop the spread of COVID-19.
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.
The opportunity to work as a fellow at Mountain States Legal Foundation taught me that it is imperative we hold our government accountable and keep it in check.
March is Women’s History Month and in 2020 America will celebrate 100 years since the 19th Amendment granted women the right to vote. Many Western states can proudly say they did it first. A full 20 states or territories granted women the vote ahead of 1920, led by the West.
Our litigation team successfully fought for property rights, the Second Amendment and more in 2019; securing several victories for liberty and American citizens. Those wins included holding the government accountable for being a bad neighbor.
Efforts to redefine or remove constitutionally protected gun rights are becoming more radical. The need to defend them is greater than ever.
“The number of different high school sports I participated in.”
“The age at which I first started to earn money (other than an allowance).”
Strange questions to ask would-be air traffic controllers. Yet those questions and others were ones the Federal Aviation Administration asked potential air traffic controllers to answer as part of a new hiring system in 2013.
Thousands of Air Traffic Controller Candidates Seek Class Action Status in Lawsuit Over FAA Hiring Discrimination
Mountain States Legal Foundation filed a motion in U.S. District Court in Washington D.C., today seeking to advance class action status for more than 2,500 aspiring air traffic controllers who were harmed by the FAA’s racially discriminatory hiring policies.