“District law is consistent – consistent in refusing to protect the right to life of an unborn child at any moment prior to birth, either from abortionists or from knife-wielding home invaders.” – NRLC Legislative Director Douglas Johnson
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Press reports of a shocking crime highlight the fact that unborn children in the nation’s capital currently have absolutely no legal right to life at any moment prior to birth.
According to multiple press reports, an unnamed woman, about eight months pregnant, was asleep in her Southeast Washington apartment at about 2:30 a.m. Continue reading →
Requiring overtime for in-home caregivers will have detrimental effects, says NFIB
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Federation of Independent Business(NFIB), the nation’s leading small-business association, submitted comments today to the U.S. Department of Labor warning of the potentially crushing effects of a proposed rule requiring overtime for home health care workers. The new rule would reduce the availability of in-home care while having no positive impact on workers’ wages. Continue reading →
Seattle-area case highlights need for state Right to Work law
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Seattle, WA – An employee at a private, non-profit public defense law firm has filed federal unfair labor practice charges against a Seattle-area union for violating her rights.
With free legal assistance from National Right to Work Foundation attorneys, Society of Counsel Representing Accused Persons employee Stephanie Kalfayan filed the charges Friday with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Continue reading →
Washington, D.C. – The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), focusing on constitutional law, has sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice and Attorney General Holder defending the surveillance tactics used by the New York City Police Department (NYPD) – a strategy that has prevented 14 known terrorist attacks since 9/11. The ACLJ’s letter on behalf of more than Continue reading →
Well, the good news is that, for the better part, Occupy Wall Street (OWS) had taken a hiatus from their curiously motivated and aimed protests. The unfortunate news is that, apparently, they didn’t devote any of that time off researching the actual causes of the perils that confront our Republic.
The Price of Liberty is Eternal Vigilance. While the title I have chosen represents only one among many and differently attributed variations of this wise observation, accurate phrasing and attribution are of less importance when compared to the urgency and importance each one of us must place upon understanding–and embodying–the unchanging among variations message. Continue reading →
Jay Sekulow, Chief Counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ)
Washington, D.C, – The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), focusing on constitutional law, said it is representing nearly 20 Tea Party organizations nationwide against what appears to be a coordinated attempt by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to intimidate and silence these organizations in this election year. The ACLJ says IRS information demands sent to Tea Party groups include probing questions that violate the free speech and freedom of association Continue reading →
Refund of twelve hundred dollars highlights why Indiana needed Right to Work law that ends union boss forced dues powers
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Indianapolis, IN – The union headquartered in suburban Chicago, Illinois challenging Indiana’s newly-enacted Right to Work law in federal court has been forced to refund money illegally taken from workers’ paychecks as part of a settlement.
The National Right to Work Foundation (NRTW) provided free legal assistance to Valparaiso-area Minteq International employees Joel Tibbetts and Adam Hill in the prolonged legal battle dating back to 2007.
Right to Work Foundation attorneys challenge union hierarchy for violating employee’s constitutional rights
San Francisco, CA– An Alameda County East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) employee has filed a federal lawsuit against a local union and the public agency for violating his rights.
James C. Hankins filed the lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in San Francisco with free legal assistance from the National Right to Work Foundation (NRTW). Continue reading →