Commission Report: DOJ Stifled Investigation Into New Black Panther Party and Voter Intimidation Charges
Attorney General Eric Holder and others within the U.S. Department of Justice prevented members of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights from conducting a complete and thorough investigation of the department’s decision to drop charges against members of the New Black Panther Party for their 2008 election day actions in Philadelphia.
Members of the commission issued [...]
On Tuesday the Institute for Justice went to federal court to find out.
Two years ago IJ teamed up with three Philadelphia tour guides to file a major First Amendment lawsuit seeking to vindicate the freedom to speak in Philadelphia.
Ann Boulais, Mike Tait and Josh Silver sued because officials passed a law making it illegal for [...]
It’s one of the most beautiful times of the year in the lovely Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, when the trees are gorgeous hues of crimson and gold, and the sweet smell of hot apple cider is in the brisk autumn air. As you walk in and out of little village colonials and saltbox houses donning [...]
Nationwide, government at every level is requiring more and more of the workforce to get its permission just to earn a living.
In the 1950s, only about 5 percent of the workforce needed a government license to do their job. Today, that number is over 30 percent. And governments impose all kinds of other [...]
Julie Murphy is only seven years old, but she embodies the classic American zeal for entrepreneurship.
She learned about lemonade stands after seeing one in a cartoon. She got excited and wanted to open one of her own. And so Julie’s mother worked with her to get everything together and set up shop at a fair [...]