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Georgia Supreme Court Reaffirms Right to Earn a Living

The Georgia Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling today striking down an absurd state law that prohibited people from earning..

Constitutional Rights
What’s Happening in the Phoenix’s Homeless “Zone” Lawsuits?

The immense homeless encampment in downtown Phoenix, known as “The Zone,” is now the subject of two lawsuits—one in state..

Constitutional Rights
Goldwater Stands Up for Public School Employees Against ‘Anti-Racism’ Censorship

The Goldwater Institute and several allied groups filed a brief in the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals today urging the..

Jobs & Economy
Fifth Circuit Hears Goldwater’s Challenge to Louisiana’s Irrational Tax Laws

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments today in a lawsuit brought by the National Taxpayers Union,..

Constitutional Rights
Can Congress Forbid States from Cutting Taxes?

Under our Constitution, states are essentially free to set their own policies without federal interference, including by crafting tax policies..

Court Could Help Clean Up Homelessness Chaos in This City, and Yours

Cities nationwide are struggling under a homelessness epidemic, but the situation is particularly grim in Phoenix, where city leaders set..

VICTORY! Arizona Judge Declares Phoenix’s Homeless ‘Zone’ an Illegal Public Nuisance

A Maricopa County judge this afternoon found that the city of Phoenix is maintaining an illegal “public nuisance” by encouraging..

The Dark Side of Historic Preservation

Historic preservation ordinances can limit property owners’ rights, stifle businesses and even hinder the goal of preservation itself Anyone who..

Constitutional Rights
Arizona Supreme Court Agrees with Goldwater: Bureaucrats Must Respect Due Process

The Arizona Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision this morning siding with the Goldwater Institute and holding that state bureaucrats..

American Freedom—Sunk Without a Trace? Not if They Have Anything to Say About It

I spoke Thursday at the Goldwater Institute about the three remarkable women who jump-started the movement for individual liberty in..

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