PLF’s Burling part of property rights conference in The Hague

For the seventh time, Jim Burling, PLF’s Director of Litigation, is a featured panelist at this year’s Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference in The Netherlands.

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Read the Fall edition of PLF's Rescuing Liberty

Check out all the major PLF highlights of the last quarter, including the introduction of PLF's new President and CEO Steven Anderson, and precedent setting victories across the U.S.!

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PLF suit sparks move to repeal ban on “For Sale” signs in parked cars

In response to the federal First Amendment lawsuit filed last month by Pacific Legal Foundation and San Juan Capistrano resident Michael Cefali, the city is poised to abolish its ordinance.

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Nebraskan who was punished for political views seeks Supreme Court’s help

Regulators retaliated against Bob Bennie over his political comments in the press; he asks the nation’s highest court to affirm his First Amendment rights.

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PLF opposes unlawful federal fracking restrictions

In a brief to the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, PLF urges that federal bureaucrats be blocked from usurping the authority of the states — and disobeying Congress.

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Challenging feds’ politicization of workplace safety inspections on Courting Liberty

PLF Harold Johnson interviews Karen Harned, Executive Director of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), and PLF Principal Attorney Damien Schiff about the case.





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Illegal Endangered Species Act Regulation Makes Washington Ranchers a Threatened Species

The Washington Cattlemen’s Association has joined PLF in a lawsuit to challenge the federal government’s regulation that imposes harsh Endangered Species Act restrictions for as many as 150 species that Congress did not intend to automatically be covered.

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