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.
Tom Paterson’s Spur Ranch Cattle Company is an excellent steward of public grazing lands in New Mexico. But he and dozens of other ranchers are at risk of being put out of business by radical environmentalists and their junk science.
California has imposed many unconstitutional requirements upon handguns to limit purchases. By requiring non-standard or non-existent features, the state has effectively created a ban on handguns. As a result, California residents are being unfairly denied their Second Amendment protected rights.
Mountain States Legal Foundation filed an amicus curiae brief Feb. 25, 2020, supporting Students for Fair Admissions’ lawsuit because Harvard’s admissions system is unconstitutional. Equality under the law should be protected.
The CFTC changed the rules regarding Monex Deposit Company’s business, after years of approving of their business model. Sudden rule changes and retroactive enforcement like this infringe on constitutional due process protections. They also put citizens, businesses and the economy at risk.
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.
Join the discussion! MSLF has an ambitious plan to expand our Second Amendment litigation, by launching MSLF’s Center to Keep and Bear Arms. It will be the only in-house, litigation-only Second Amendment operation in the United States.
Mountain States Legal Foundation Joins Coalition Urging Senators to Support Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court Confirmation
Mountain States Legal Foundation president and CEO, Cristen Wohlgemuth signed a letter urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the United States Supreme Court.
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Wyoming ranchers are under attack from environmental extremists. They ride the range knowing this cattle drive could be their last.
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has ended special restrictions on firearms retailers originally implemented during coronavirus shutdowns, after MSLF got into the fight.
The first half of 2020 has produced some of the most important and surprising Supreme Court decisions in years. On major issues such as firearms, school vouchers, and religious freedom, what the nation’s highest court did (and didn’t) do this year will have a huge impact on our country for years to come. There were…
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MSLF attorney Cody Wisniewski will discuss the future of 2nd Amendment law at the Supreme Court with special guest, attorney and writer David French.
On Monday, the Supreme Court declined to review all ten of the Second Amendment cases it had pending on its docket. Though the cases presented different fact patterns and procedural postures, the Court simply refused to weigh in on any of them. There seems to be one likely reason: Chief Justice Roberts does not want the Court to take a stance on the Second Amendment.
Cody Wisniewski joined The George Show with George Brauchler (on KNUS 710AM Radio) to discuss a recent court decision in Colorado on Red Flag gun confiscation laws.
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.”
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.