Right to Work Foundation attorneys argued purported recess appointments were invalid because Senate was not in recess
Washington, DC – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday struck down President Barack Obama’s controversial purported “recess appointments” to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
National Right to Work Foundation staff attorneys filed an amicus curiae brief jointly with the Landmark Legal Foundation in the case, Noel Canning v. NLRB. Continue reading →
Union bosses seek to uphold discriminatory system in awarding public contracts
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Cincinnati, OH – Staff attorneys from the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation have filed a brief in support of a Michigan law prohibiting state and local government agencies from imposing so-called “project labor agreements” (PLAs) that require unionized workers for public projects.Foundation staff attorneys filed the amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief yesterday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit located in Cincinnati. Continue reading →
Washington, DC – Tuesday marked four decades of violence against preborn children. Since January 22, 1973, America has aborted about 54 million preborn children. By contrast, we have lost under 1 million people in all the wars in American history combined, from the Revolution to the Civil War to Afghanistan
Abortion hits minority communities the hardest. While African-Americans make up Continue reading →
LOS ANGELES — Barely a month after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn, President Barack Obama used children as a backdrop to make sweeping gun proposals and violate the privacy of law-abiding Americans. Obama’s executive orders included a federal background check system requiring states to share the private medical records of their residents with the feds and gives doctors the “authority” to inquire and report patients with guns if they show signs of certain mental illnesses under Obamacare (Affordable Care Act). BOND Action Founder and President, Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson issued the following statement regarding the president’s Continue reading →
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Stockman (R-Texas 36th) released the following statement Monday afternoon:
“The White House’s recent announcement they will use executive orders and executive actions to infringe on our constitutionally-protected right to keep and bear arms is an unconstitutional and unconscionable attack on the very founding principles of this republic. Continue reading →
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Paul Broun (R-GA) appears to have his fingers on the political pulse of a wide swath of America, and poised to represent these multitudes he hit the ground running on day one of this 113th session of Congress, introducing three noteworthy Bills.
Legal Brief Argues Voting Rights Act’s Selective “Preclearance” Restrictions are Outdated, Onerous and Being Abused by Obama Administration. Court Asked to Make Nearly 50-Year-Old Civil Rights Law Applicable to 21st Century America.
Washington, D.C. – As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments on the constitutionality of ”preclearance” standards in the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the Project 21 black leadership network has filed a legal brief with the Court arguing that the Department of Justice is using an obsolete portion of that law to justify a race-conscious administration of justice and to obstruct voting laws in affected states and localities. Continue reading →
Washington Crossing the Delaware, by Emanuel Leutze
By Alan Sexton, Green Mountain Scribes
A recent article on Breitbart’s Big Government site states that “Tea Party favorite and newly-elected Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) took his oath of office today – and immediately moved to take on President Obama’s chief legislative accomplishment, Obamacare. Cruz is the first Hispanic to serve as a Texas Senator… His first bill, Cruz said, would move to strike “every syllable Continue reading →
RICHMOND, VA - Late Thursday afternoon, a federal judge accepted arguments made by Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and ruled that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has exceeded its authority by attempting to regulate water itself as a pollutant by imposing restrictions on the flow of stormwater into Fairfax County’s Accotink Creek. The effect of this ruling could save Virginia taxpayers more than $300 million in unnecessary costs. Continue reading →
By Tom DeWeese, President of the American Policy Center
It has become typical in school text books, in public discussions, and in the smug wisdom of Progressives, to diminish the words and actions of those who led the founding of the United States. However, now that the nation has gone through what Al Gore called a “wrenching transformation” away from limited government, free enterprise, and individual liberty (all major ingredients to making the US the freest and most prosperous nation in history) it’s time to listen again to their wisdom. Continue reading →