Help Stop NEIU’s Land Grab: Contact the Illinois House Judiciary Committee TODAY

Help Stop NEIUâs Land Grab: Contact the Illinois House Judiciary Committee TODAY
March 10, 2015
Property Rights
A new bill takes aim at university land grabs in Illinois. Under the bill, H.B. 2558, public universities would be banned from acquiring property through...more

Braiders Would No Longer Have to Take Over 2,000 Hours of Cosmetology Training Under New Bill in Iowa

Braiders Would No Longer Have to Take Over 2,000 Hours of Cosmetology Training Under New Bill in Iowa
March 6, 2015
Economic Liberty
African hair braiders have safely twisted, weaved and braided hair for millennia. Yet Iowa forces these entrepreneurs to get licenses in cosmetology, even though braiders...more

IRS Drops Civil Forfeiture Case, Will Return $ 344,000 It Seized From Iowa Doctor

IRS Drops Civil Forfeiture Case, Will Return $ 344,000 It Seized From Iowa Doctor
February 27, 2015
Property Rights
As a neurologist at Mercy Medical Center in Mason City, Iowa, Alireza Yarahmadi has helped patients with epilepsy, sleep disorders and strokes. Now he can...more

Want to Work for Liberty? Here’s Where to Start!

Want to Work for Liberty? Hereâs Where to Start!
February 23, 2015
Liberty in Action Blog
Maffucci Fellow Javier Sosa in the field organizing street vendors How to Apply Send the follwing to activism@ij.org Cover letter Resume Sample Liberty in Action blog post Names and contact info...more

Stop the NEIU Land Grab

Stop the NEIU Land Grab
February 20, 2015
Property Rights
Stop the NEIU Land Grab   Read the coalition letter urging the board of trustees to build on its own land WE NEED YOUR HELP TO SAVE THESE...more

What School Choice Means to Me

What School Choice Means to Me
January 28, 2015
School Choice
Last Sunday kicked off National School Choice Week 2015. School choice is what it sounds like: the ability to choose which school your child attends,...more

Cop Seized $ 18,480 from a Man Who Was Never Charged With a Crime

Cop Seized $ 18,480 from a Man Who Was Never Charged With a Crime
January 9, 2015
Property Rights
On February 10, 2014, civil forfeiture claimed yet another victim. But now he's fighting back.  El Willis hadn’t been charged with a crime. Nor was he...more

Victory! Philadelphia Artist Beats City Hall in Eminent Domain Fight

Victory! Philadelphia Artist Beats City Hall in Eminent Domain Fight
December 11, 2014
Property Rights
Below is a statement from Melinda Haring, activism manager at the Institute for Justice, on today’s statement from the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority, announcing its decision to reverse...more

Nation’s Largest Eminent Domain Land Grab Defeated

Nationâs Largest Eminent Domain Land Grab Defeated
December 10, 2014
Property Rights
Monday evening, after months of living with the uncertainty that they wouldn’t have a home for Christmas, the residents of Pleasant Ridge scored a major...more

California Town: Yard Sale Police

California Town: Yard Sale Police
December 9, 2014
First Amendment
Yard sales: as American as hot dogs, baseball and apple pie. But like so many other innocent activities, yard sales are getting swept up in...more

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