Mountain States Legal Foundation last week urged the U.S. Supreme Court to declare a California law requiring private businesses to open their property to hostile union organizers a “taking” under the 5th and 14th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution
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The Ray family received some welcome news last week: their application got denied. Now, I know what you’re thinking; getting a rejection letter is rarely cause for celebration. But for the Rays, this isn’t a setback so much as an opportunity — an opportunity that has, until now, been denied to them. When the Rays…
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.
Mountain States Legal Foundation has filed a Supreme Court brief, urging the high court to review the case, Love Terminal Partners, L.P. v. United States.
The Constitution mandates that private property cannot be taken without just compensation. In this case the government and well-connected businesses colluded to take what didn’t belong to them, and a small group of Texas property owners were left empty-handed.
California regulations allow union organizers to enter private property and solicit the support of workers without compensating the property owner for the use of his property. No business owner should be forced to allow outside union organizers onto his property during business hours.
David A. and Pamela F. Herr own lakefront property on Crooked Lake near Watersmeet in Gogebic County in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. It was their dream to own a lakefront home to share with their children and grandchildren.
In 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency released 3 million gallons of mineralized water at the Gold King Mine in Silverton, Colorado. To minimize its responsibility for the spill, the EPA hastily designated a vast area surrounding the mine as a Superfund site and thereby subjected its neighbors to financial liability for its actions.