Carl Oberg is a native of Chicago, but left for Washington, DC as soon as he could. There he earned a B.A. in International Relations from American University, as well as a M.A. in International Commerce & Policy and a M.A. in Economics, both from George Mason University. His career has been diverse. Carl was a defense contractor Foreign Military Sales analyst, and a trade compliance officer in the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. While attending the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation’s Koch Associate Program, he was a Policy Associate at Americans for Prosperity. He was the Chief Operating Officer of the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) from 2010 through 2015 and the Director of Nonprofits for Ceterus, Inc from 2015 through 2018. Most recently he was the Nonprofit Controller for CliftonLarsonAllen’s Shared Services Center. Carl lives with his wife, Caren, in the Twin Cities, Minnesota.
New York City officials act as if they believe the Second Amendment does not apply to them. They made it illegal to transport a licensed, locked, and unloaded handgun to a home or shooting range outside of city limits. This regulation must be overturned.
Emerson and Fay Ray were a young couple, recently married, when they first came to California. It was the height of the Great Depression and Emerson had heard he might be able to get a job in California pouring concrete. Now the government is threatening to destroy the legacy they built for their family.
Keeping a family farm, sheep or cattle ranch profitable is a difficult enough without special interest groups making it harder. The grizzly bear was once an endangered species, but in 2017 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service found the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem’s grizzly population exceeded scientists’ minimum goals for the powerful predator. It had fully recovered. The agency tried to remove the animal from the endangered list, but was sued in Crow Indian Tribe v. United States of America. More recently, environmental groups also got involved trying to prevent delisting of the grizzly.
“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.
This case arose as a result of NYC’s unconstitutional ban on transporting a licensed handgun outside city limits. For the past six years, NYC has vehemently defended its handgun transportation ban, but only at the last minute sought to avoid Supreme Court review when city officials realized the odds of success weren’t in their favor.
MSLF attorney Ron Opsahl has an op-ed in RealClearPolicy, exposing radical environmentalist lawyers who profit from litigation without actually benefiting environmental conservation.
VIDEO: MSLF recently hosted a panel of experts to discuss the gun confiscation orders known as Red Flag Laws that many states are adopting.
MSLF attorney David McDonald published an op-ed in RealClearPolitics today on the enduring legacy of Justice Scalia. Since the 1980s, constitutional text and history have become ever more central to Supreme Court jurisprudence.
Ranchers have fallen into the crosshairs of one of the most notorious and extreme environmentalist groups in the country.
In New York City, officials passed a law that makes it illegal for a licensed handgun owner to simply transport his firearm outside city limits.
MSLF attorney Cody Wisniewski writes today for National Review: Most likely, city officials realize that they can’t win at the Supreme Court and are trying to preemptively cut their losses before they set “bad precedent” for the gun control movement across the nation. Given the Supreme Court’s nearly decade-long silence on the topic, this case…
The United States Supreme Court upheld the right of communities to build and maintain war memorials that include crosses.
Lower Courts and New York City Officials are Rebelling against Supreme Court on Second Amendment Rights
Just like officials in New York City, Federal courts all over the country are ignoring the Second Amendment directives handed down by the Supreme Court.
MSLF attorney Cody Wisniewski was cited by Reason magazine, explaining why California’s gun regulations, similar to those proposed by Senator Booker, could actually make guns less safe.