Join PLF President and CEO, Rob Rivett, and PLF's Chief Development Officer, Bob Dean, in this discussion of the options people have to support PLF's pro-freedom mission in the nation's courts.   Hosted by Bob Krauter, the discussion covers the gamut of year-end giving opportunities, including donations on #GivingTuesday, December 1 and Cyber Monday as donors can purchase eligible merchandise at Smile.Amazon.com and donate proceeds to PLF.  As a nonprofit, tax exempt foundation under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code, PLF operates its litigation program on the strength of charitable donations.

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PLF is suing Palo Alto for denying a family-owned mobile home park the right to go out of business, unless the owners pay millions of dollars to their tenants.

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PLF attorneys are opposing a proposed rule by the Montana Department of Revenue to ban religious-based schools and their students from participating in Montana’s new Scholarship Tax Credit program.  In testimony before a recent hearing on the department’s proposal, PLF Attorney Wen Fa argued that the proposed regulation violates the program’s intended purpose of expanding educational choices and opportunities for Montana families and school-aged children; and that it violates the Constitution’s guarantees of religious freedom and equal protection of the laws.   Enacted by the Montana Legislature this year, and due to take effect at the beginning of 2016, the Scholarship Tax Credit program is intended to encourage educational choice, by allowing individuals and businesses to donate to non-government, nonprofit scholarship organizations in return for a corresponding income tax credit.  The scholarship organizations, in turn, provide tuition scholarships to help students attend a public or private school of their choice. In our podcast, Fa and PLF Principal Attorney Joshua Thompson discuss the state’s assault on school choice and religious freedom, which will be challenged in court by PLF if the rule is not withdrawn.

Direct download: 11-11-15_Montana_pod_proj.mp3
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PLF is opposing a radical ESA suit that would brand innocent people as environmental criminals, for accidental harms to federally listed species.

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