Mountain States Legal Foundation is seeking a preliminary injunction against enforcement of the order against licensed firearm retailers, repair shops, and gun ranges to vindicate the gun rights of New Mexicans. Our join lawsuit was filed April 10th.
“Improper-third party payment” is the diplomatic name for what some call extortions or shakedowns of private companies. And this is how the racket works.
The right to craft and customize firearms is integral to the right to determine which arms one will “keep and bear.”
President Biden early on is touting his insistence on “ethics” from cabinet nominees and professional staff, and who can argue with that? But it will take more than a signed piece of paper to guard against the conflicts of interest and invitations to collusion that arise when professional activists from the outside suddenly find themselves on the inside, with the levers of federal power within easy reach.
Biden isn’t bluffing about his intent to use federal power, unilaterally or in tandem with Congress, to restrict your Second Amendment-protected rights. And don’t say we didn’t warn
California business owners are being forced to allow outside union organizers onto their property during business hours.
During the Democratic primary race, some saw Joe Biden as a more moderate alternative to other Democratic candidates on the ballot, such as Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren. But in the weeks since the election, Joe Biden has rapidly filled his cabinet with a collection of names and faces—some new and some who are all-too-familiar—that…
Traveling nearly 100 miles off the grid to meet the First Lady of Western sheep ranching.
It’s been challenging to keep up with all of the executive orders coming out of the White House since January 20th, but the about-face in how agencies construct and evaluate rules is enough to give one whiplash.
This January, as the Biden-Harris administration took over, gun sales were up 80 percent from the same time last year. Clearly, Americans are determined not to be disarmed. And the Center to Keep and Bear Arms is already taking this fight to the highest level.
“The latest assault on our basic right to arms is against this oft-neglected right to make and craft them,” writes MSLF attorney Cody J. Wisniewski in an opinion piece today at RealClearPolicy.
After all the tumult our country experienced recently, Jefferson gives us the opportunity to refocus our thoughts on our nation’s first principles.
Liberty can only ever be as strong as its most avid defender. When I applied to Mountain States Legal Foundation, I wanted to join a group engaged in the defense of liberty; and when I arrived, Mountain States Legal Foundation placed me on the front lines. I worked to stop administrative agency overreach and abuse,…
A case now before the Supreme Court could profoundly impact the future success or failure of the liberty movement. Although it’s not a case we are a party to, we will file a brief supporting our friends at Americans for Prosperity and we’re closely watching the case on behalf of our privacy-minded donors. In the…
Who possibly benefits by keeping regulatory science operating in the shadows? What do the data-deniers have to fear from full disclosure if the “regulatory science” is sound?
Two MSLF Board members are challenging our donors to match their combined $20,000 year-end commitment. Donate before Jan 1 and double our impact in the fight for liberty!
An Endangered Species Act update finalized Tuesday, which clarifies the nebulous and overbroad way the federal government long defined “habitat” for purposes of administering the ESA, is reasonable, sensible and long overdue, in our view.
“Rewilding” advocates will say anything to get wolves into your state. But don’t trust a word they say.
When did merit cease to serve as the primary basis for political or professional advancement in this supposedly colorblind, “gender-neutral,” equality-oriented society? I of course recognize “diversity” (however one defines it) as a worthy goal, broadly speaking. But it amazes and troubles me to see “diversity” totally eclipsing all other considerations in so many aspects of contemporary life. We saw this most recently in the confirmation hearings for Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.…
Mountain State Legal Foundation celebrated a victory Monday, when a pair of consolidated grizzly bear-related cases that plaintiffs wanted heard by a federal court in distant Washington, D.C., were transferred to Wyoming’s Federal District Court for resolution.
In a high-stakes election year, a national pandemic made protecting the integrity of the voting process a hotter topic than ever. At our recent forum in Salt Lake City, keynote speaker Hans A. von Spakovsky of the Heritage Foundation spoke about critical issues surrounding the election.
MSLF is asking the high court to allow our clients their day in federal court.
Albert Sommers looks grim—and not just because he’s standing in the pre-dawn dark and cold, restless horse in hand, with a very long day of gathering and sorting cattle ahead of him. It’s something else that’s making him somber.
Although she is a woman, and the mother of seven, and a faithful Catholic—all admirable traits—it is her record as a judge and scholar that makes her worthy of the bench.