EPA seeks to garnish wages for fines

By libertyscene • July 9, 2014

Once again, federal agencies attempt to flagrantly ignore the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution, wherein no person should be “deprived of life, liberty, or …

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Just say no to the rural groundwater grab, once and for all

Just say no to the rural groundwater grab, once and for all

By libertyscene • July 16, 2014

The Las Vegas newspaper today editorially points out the city’s primary water source is drying up. That’s obvious from the white bath tub ring …

BLM and USFS lack law enforcement authority on public lands

By Ramona Morrison • July 15, 2014

The U.S. Constitution and laws of Congress have never provided for a general grant of law enforcement authority to the federal government.  Our national …

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Local Officials Using Stealth To Put Agenda 21 & ICLEI Into Every City, Town & County Of America

Local Officials Using Stealth To Put Agenda 21 & ICLEI Into Every City, Town & County Of America

By Ramona Morrison • July 16, 2014

We all know that politicians play fast and loose with the truth — when running for office to get our vote, once they get …

Conservation Easements, Government Land Grabs and IRS Audits

Conservation Easements, Government Land Grabs and IRS Audits

By libertyscene • July 16, 2014

How much influence does the Piedmont Environmental Council have in Fauquier County, Va.?
Talk to Martha Boneta, a farmer turned property-rights activist, and she will tell …

Feds plan another massive land grab

Feds plan another massive land grab

By Ramona Morrison • July 8, 2014

The federal land management agencies retinely ignor court orders and overstep Constitutional and Congressional boundaries, especially when it comes to making massive land grabs.   Watchdog.org …

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Public Policy

How and Why to Privatize Federal Lands

Fully a third of the land area of the United States is owned by the federal government. Although many Americans support the preservation of …

The Role of Property Rights as an Institution: Implications for Development Policy

There is a very real risk that reforms enacted in the name of property rights will fail if policy makers employ the rhetoric of …

Effects of Environmental Policy on Private Property Rights

We all want a cleaner, safer, healthier environment. We cherish the beauty of the natural world and want to pass on to the next …

Property Rights, Regulatory Takings, and Environmental Protection

Under current environmental laws individual Americans have been prevented from building homes, plowing fields, filling ditches, felling trees, clearing brush, and repairing fences, all …