The Center for Individual Rights, the nonprofit libertarian legal group behind Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, a major Supreme Court challenge to public sector unions, will try again this year with a new case, the group announced Monday.Read More →
Eight California teachers filed a federal lawsuit Monday against their school districts and the California Teachers Association, challenging mandatory union membership and the union dues that come with it.Read More →
The Hillary Clinton campaign privately argued that “platitudes” would better serve its defense of forced unionism than details about “fees.”Read More →
A Civil War painting that shows a soldier carrying a Confederate flag into battle will be displayed at the Big Fresno Fair, averting a First Amendment showdown this week in U.S. District Court in Fresno…Read More →
It isn’t unusual for presidential candidates to discuss the actions of the Supreme Court on the campaign trail — hailing some precedents and promising to overturn others. However, in most election years, the campaign rhetoric is just that: empty rhetoric.Read More →
A brewing California legislative fight over school discipline highlights the First Amendment violations stemming from mandatory union fees for teachers. At issue is the California Teacher’s Association’s use of member dues and mandatory agency fees from non-members to lobby for school discipline legislation pushed by the Obama administration. Many CaliforniaRead More →
California: No, You Can’t Show That Civil War Painting At A State Fair. It Has a Confederate Flag In It.
You may have seen something about this already: a California state legislator’s mother was offended when she saw novelty Confederate money bearing the Confederate flag in the gift shop at the State Capitol. Naturally her son proposed a new law, now in effect, banning the State of California from displayingRead More →