Corey Bartkus was born and raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and earned his B.A. in Political Science from Indiana University in 2014. He moved to Chicago after graduation, working at a consulting firm before attending DePaul University College of Law. While in law school, Mr. Bartkus served as a Staff Writer for the DePaul Journal of Health Care Law and received a Business Law Certificate. In his free time, he enjoys hiking and exploring all that Colorado has to offer. Mr. Bartkus joined MSLF in October 2020 and is admitted to practice law in the State of Colorado.
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.
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.
A generous donor from California—knowing full well what happens when the government infringes on constitutionally protected rights— has issued a $75,000 Challenge Grant.
Mountain States Legal Foundation is launching its first-ever legal center of excellence, dedicated to defending Second Amendment protected rights. Communications Director Sean Paige sat down with attorney Cody J. Wisniewski to learn more about the strategy and motivation behind the creation of MSLF’s Center to Keep and Bear Arms.
We have raised more than $60,000 toward our $75,000 goal to protect the 2nd Amendment. And we have a special announcement to make!
Help us reach out $75,000 goal to launch the Center to Keep and Bear Arms. We’re getting closer but still need your help!
Instead of applauding yet another success of the Endangered Species Act in providing for the recovery of the previously threatened Gray Wolf population in the lower-48 states, many environmental organizations and tribes are decrying the delisting of the species. On Thursday, U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt announced the delisting of the species, calling it a…
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.