Obama Center in Chicago Could Come To a Screeching Halt

A federal judge in Chicago allowed a lawsuit to proceed against former President Barack Obama’s $500 million Presidential Center today. Three environmentalists with the group Protect Our Parks and other opponents are involved in litigation to prevent the construction. According to the Washington Examiner, the plaintiffs assert in their lawsuit that the city of Jackson…

What Brett Kavanaugh Means for Liberty

Hearings began for President Trump’s Supreme Court pick, Brett Kavanaugh. John Stossel interviews Ilya Shaprio of the Cato Institute who goes into what to expect with President Trump’s pick for the top for the Supreme Court, including curbs on the powers of agencies like the EPA.

California and New York Climate Change Lawsuits Dismissed

Federal judges in New York and California tossed lawsuits filed by the cities of New York, San Francisco and Oakland. Thankfully, these are setbacks for similar lawsuits filed by other municipalities seeking monetary compensation from fossil fuel companies alleging they are intentionally with holding research of their own scientists that concludes burning fossil fuels causes…

“Libertarian” Niskanen Center Joins in Municipal Climate Racketeering Scheme

A harrowing blog post at the Niskanen Center’s blog details the think tank throwing its hat in the ring with Leftist-controlled municipalities of Boulder and San Miguel Counties in Colorado to help destroy fossil fuel companies. Fossil fuel companies are the targets of numerous municipal lawsuits alleging corporations, like Exxon-Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell, intentionally…

Boston Judge Accepts Climate Necessity Defence, Dismisses Charges

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Judge Mary Ann Driscoll has dismissed criminal charges against protestors including Al Gore’s daughter on the grounds that their actions were necessary to prevent climate change. Judge sets aside charges in pipeline protest Jordan Graham Thursday, March 29, 2018 … The protesters, including Karenna Gore, the daughter of former Vice […]…

Environmentalists Lose on Two Legal Fronts

Despite the wave of lawsuits from environmentalist organizations in reaction to the Trump Administration’s environmental policies, fortunately, there are (albeit limited) instances where greens have lost. At times governments push back against environmentalists because their policies are will destroy jobs or economic growth. For example, in Massachusetts a federal agency disputed claims made by the…