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Socialism And The 14th Amendment

“But what happens if state governments become little more than federal puppets? And what happens if state laws become carbon copies of federal policy?  Where do the people move to escape  the tyranny of an all-powerful government?” Yep, nowadays about … Continue reading

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Executive Summary excerpted from the UT TPL Legal Analysis.

Click here for the full Legal Analysis which is must reading for those of you who live in any one of the Western “public lands” states and also for those of you who are interested in an American history lesson that you … Continue reading

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Devolution: A Canadian Solution to Excessive Federal Ownership of Public Lands

 On April 1, Canada’s Northwest Territories (NWT) celebrated an important milestone – the first anniversary of devolution. Devolution is the transfer of jurisdiction over territorial lands from the Canadian federal government to the territorial governments. Even socialistic Canada is ahead … Continue reading

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The counties that actively oppose a federal lands transfer

Commissioners fear states could reduce county power and remove public access. My hope would be that they turn the lands over to their rightful owners–the families who have lived on, worked and taken care of these lands for 4 or … Continue reading

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UT Lawmakers Pick Firms to Prepare Strategy for Possible Lawsuit in Transfer of Public Lands

From the Salt Lake Tribune  via American Lands Council  Things are moving along throughout the western states as lawmakers learn about and educate constituents on the Transfer of Public Lands, and why it is the only solution big enough to … Continue reading

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Missouri: Transfer of Public Lands Champion

 “[T]he federal government…became the monopolizer of vacant lands of the West: and this monopoly, like all monopolies, resulted in hardships to those upon whom it acted.” And still does. There is a reason for New Mexico having the lowest per … Continue reading

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Federal public land transfers get a Congressional boost

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski and a majority of her colleagues signal support for the pro-transfer movement. How about those Alaskan women? What a hardy bunch they are! Whether you live in a public lands state or not, we all ought … Continue reading

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Wyoming Wild Horse Roundups to Continue

It seems that push back from the Western States is becoming more and more common. That would be a good thing. Think secession. At least it is a step in the right direction.– jtl According to Gov. Matt Mead, “Wyoming … Continue reading

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American Lands Council gets mainstream media coverage

Special Notice:  Ken Ivory on Glenn Beck and Fox & Friends today! This morning, ALC President – Ken Ivory, had the opportunity to educate millions of people about the Transfer of Public Lands on the Fox News Network show, Fox & … Continue reading

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