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May 24, 2018
MN Appeals Court Allows 'Necessity Defense' In Trespass Trial
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has ruled climate change activists can claim their actions to trespass and vandalize an oil pipeline were justified to fight climate change.
Environment
May 22, 2018
Federal Court Approves BLM Oil and Gas Permits Near New Mexico National Park
Federal Judge James Browning tossed a lawsuit filed to overturn permits issued by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for oil and gas wells near the Chaco Culture National Historical Park in New Mexico.
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Environment
May 21, 2018
Federal Judge Upholds Community Aesthetics Over Health Concerns, Property Rights
A federal district court upheld a local ordinance requiring a Missouri couple to plant grass at their home for aesthetic reasons, despite the fact one of the homeowners is allergic to grass and it harms her health.
Constitutional Reform
May 18, 2018
Report: Lawful Firearm Possession Prevents Violence
Possession of firearms by law-abiding citizens reduces crime and is key to deterring gun violence, a newly released report says.
Energy
May 18, 2018
Federal Court Tosses Trump Administration’s Rewrite of Fuel Economy Penalties
A federal appeals court in New York blocked a Department of Transportation decision to delay increased penalties for automobile manufacturers who fail to meet federal fuel economy standards.

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May 24, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has ruled climate change activists can claim their actions to trespass and vandalize an oil pipeline were justified to fight climate change.
May 22, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Federal Judge James Browning tossed a lawsuit filed to overturn permits issued by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for oil and gas wells near the Chaco Culture National Historical Park in New Mexico.
May 21, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
A federal district court upheld a local ordinance requiring a Missouri couple to plant grass at their home for aesthetic reasons, despite the fact one of the homeowners is allergic to grass and it harms her health.
May 18, 2018
By Jeff Reynolds
Possession of firearms by law-abiding citizens reduces crime and is key to deterring gun violence, a newly released report says.
May 18, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
A federal appeals court in New York blocked a Department of Transportation decision to delay increased penalties for automobile manufacturers who fail to meet federal fuel economy standards.
May 18, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Representatives from a number of pro-hunting conservation organizations are included in the membership of the International Wildlife Conservation Council , established by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke in November 2017.
May 17, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
The New Hampshire state Senate Executive Departments and Administration Committee rejected a bill that would have created a state commission for reviewing occupational licensing rules.
May 17, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
California billionaire Tom Steyer is pushing a ballot measure in Arizona that would result in the premature closure of a nuclear plant that provides the largest share of the state’s electricity.
May 17, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Republican attorneys general from 15 states filed have asked the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California to dismiss Oakland and San Francisco’s climate liability lawsuits against five oil companies.
May 16, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a series of bills reforming the state’s entitlement programs.