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.
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.
MSLF attorney Cody Wisniewski was quoted this week in Outdoor Life magazine in a story highlighting the first big Second Amendment case to go before the Supreme Court since 2010.
Are New York City officials afraid of the Constitution?
MSLF attorney Cody Wisniewski writes in National Review Online about the scheme New York City officials used to try to keep the Supreme Court from reviewing the most important Second Amendment case in nearly a decade.
MSLF attorney Cody Wisniewski is quoted today in the Capital Press on the escalating battle between extreme environmental activists and Fish & Wildlife administrators. An environmental group has filed notice it will sue the Trump administration if it does not draft a comprehensive grizzly bear recovery plan encompassing much of the West… “It really is…
MSLF attorney Cody Wisniewski published an article today in RealClearPolicy, explaining how the Endangered Species Act has been abused in order to lock up enormous tracts of land under federal control: No good deed goes unpunished. Similarly, it seems no well-intentioned piece of legislation is ever used as intended. This could not be more true…
Today in the Washington Examiner MSLF General Counsel Zhonette Brown explains why the stakes for property rights are so high in the Supreme Court case Love Terminal Partners, L.P. v United States: America’s founders enshrined property rights in our Constitution, not just because they thought it would provide a strong blueprint for a free market…
MSLF attorney David McDonald explains at National Review Online how the legal system places far too much trust in unaccountable bureaucrats and why that may be about to change: The Ninth Circuit isn’t known for sound constitutional jurisprudence. But a unanimous opinion issued by a three-judge panel last month might just be a new low…
MSLF attorneys asked acting EPA Inspector General Charles Sheehan to examine possible conflicts of interest in the EPA’s conduct after it caused the release of some 3 million gallons of acidic mine waste from the Gold King mine into the Animas River.
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.
Boulder city council members voted unanimously to ban some of the most commonly owned firearms and magazines in the United States. Council members also raised the age of legal gun ownership in the city from 18 to 21.