Could HSUS lose its non-profit status?

A fascinating court decision was handed down early last week that could result in the Humane Society (HSUS) losing its non-profit status under the US tax code. According to Courthouse News Service, a former HSUS donor (Genlin Foundation) sued the animal rights group for breach of contract. Genlin accused the HSUS of neglecting its duties…

Giving the Devil the Benefit of the Law

With what has been happening with President Trump with the leaks and the way in which the left is conducting itself, it reminds me of this scene from the 1967 movie A Man For All Seasons. In it the main character, Thomas Moore, posits a scenario to Roper who is Moore’s daughter’s suitor when the…

Environmentalists sue to obstruct Trump policies

Since environmentalists can’t make their case rationally, they will resort to force, fraud or litigation. Now that they have lost and President Trump is seeking to reverse much of their policies, they are resorting to the latter more than the former. According to The Daily Caller, within one day almost twenty environmentalist groups have filed…

CBD conducts “sue and settle” against EPA over ocean acidification

The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) has filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency in an attempt to force the bureaucracy to implement new water quality standards that are geared to protect marine life resulting from human carbon emissions (.e. climate change). As reported by Reuters, CBD alleges in their 12-page legal brief filed…

Judge: Monkey can’t own selfie copyright

During September of last year, People for the Extortion, Torture and Abuse of human beings (aka PETA) filed a lawsuit on behalf of a macaque monkey named Naruto in federal court in San Francisco. The group claimed the animal was the copyright holder of selfies he took with the camera of a nature photographer. Naruto…