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Libertarians Take First Amendment Case to Supreme Court

If the First Amendment means anything, it means that the Federal government has no business telling political parties and people that they can spend more money on certain kinds of political speech and less money on other kinds of political speech. Nor does the First Amendment allow the government unbridled power to restrict the legacies […]

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1 year of Janus

June 27 marks the one-year anniversary of the landmark Janus v. AFSCME decision by the Supreme Court, which ruled that union fees in the public sector could no longer be extracted from nonconsenting employees. Mark Janus is a child support specialist in Illinois, where the state government could require its employees to pay fees to […]

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