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.
In the lobby of True Companies in Casper, Wyoming hangs a plaque: The Code of the West. The 10 principles listed include courage, fairness and keeping your word. Those are all values True Companies’ founder “Dave” True, Jr., 1915-1994, lived out. The legendary Wyoming wildcatter is also known to many as an entrepreneur and a philanthropist. He’s known to Mountain States Legal Foundation as a hero and former Chairman of the Board.
Thirty-seven years after purchasing a lease, Sidney Longwell is the only lease-holder still fighting for rights to drill in that area of Montana. The rest surrendered.
Here in the American West, it is vital for families who make a living raising livestock to be able to pass on their legacy. With every drop of sweat that you pour into the land, you earn the right to pass on that land. Until the government takes it away like they did to the Corrigans.
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.
Decades of mismanagement in California didn’t happen by accident. It happened because, for so long, California’s progressive leaders put environmentalist posturing ahead of public safety.
CASE UPDATE: MSLF Seeks Class Action Status for Thousands of Air Traffic Controllers Harmed by FAA Diversity Program
Arizona State University graduate Andrew Brigida worked hard and got the right education to become an air traffic controller (ATC). He graduated from a program that briefly made him a preferred hire. But he was rejected when the federal government changed the rules.
Wyoming ranchers are increasingly threatened by the growing grizzly population, but environmentalists want to keep it listed as a protected species. MSLF is fighting for at risk ranchers against the radical environmental groups.
Efforts to redefine or remove constitutionally protected gun rights are becoming more radical. The need to defend them is greater than ever.
Ministerio Roca Solida spent more than $700K restoring the “Patch of Heaven” retreat in Nevada, only to have it destroyed by U.S. Fish and Wildlife. MSLF is engaged in a fierce legal battle for the congregation.