Today, Rob Olson presented oral argument before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit sitting en banc in our continuing litigation against ATF’s bump stock regulation issued in December 2018. The Sixth Circuit granted rehearing en banc after a three-judge panel ruled against the bump stock ban earlier this year. Audio of the oral argument is available.
Testimony given opposing Article V Constitutional Convention in South Carolina
This afternoon, Bill Olson testified via ZOOM before a subcommittee of the South Carolina Judiciary Committee opposing various bills calling for an Article V Convention of the States, also known as a Constitutional Convention. He also submitted the paper he and Herb Titus wrote exposing the false premises and false assurances of those supporting this radical proposal.
The Paper submitted to the Subcommittee is entitled “The ‘Con-Con’ Con” is available here.
VCDL Lobby Day Rally in Richmond, Virginia
Today our firm was represented at VCDL Lobby Day in Richmond by Bill Olson, Jeremiah Morgan, and Robert Olson, left to right below. We were obviously dressed for the occasion, as the temperature climbed slowly from 25 degrees when we hit the streets. Honored to stand for “the right to keep and bear arms” with tens of thousands of peaceful, law-abiding Virginians and others from around the country. There was no place in America which was more safe than in the middle of this well-equipped assembly exercising our right to petition government.
Fauquier County (Virginia) Board of Supervisors Hearing on Second Amendment Sanctuary Resolution
Tonight, approximately 3,000 people came out to support Fauquier County, Virginia adopting a Second Amendment Sanctuary Resolution. Rob Olson spoke out in favor of the resolution supported by Virginia Civilian Defense League (VCDL), but against the watered down version that had been proposed. As he advised the elected officials: “Let’s do better than this. Let’s grow a spine and adopt something that’s meaningful.” Watch the video here.
Article: “Sixth Circuit Hears Debate Over Legality of Bump Stocks”
Today, Rob Olson presented oral argument before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in our continuing litigation against ATF’s bump stock regulation issued in December 2018. The issue today before the court was the correctness of District Judge Paul Maloney’s ruling denying our motion for a preliminary injunction against the regulation. This article in CourthouseNews discusses the oral argument.
With Gun Owners of America at Second Amendment Rally in D.C.
Rob Olson joined with Tim Harmsen of the Military Arms Channel, Erich Pratt and Jordan Stein to attend today’s Second Amendment Rally in Washington D.C. Tim Harmsen is one of the plaintiffs, along with GOA and GOF, in challenging the ATF Bumpstock ban.
Southwest Prophecy Ministries Podcast — Bill Olson Interviewed about Masterpiece Cakeshop Decision (Part 2)
Southwest Prophecy Ministries Podcast — Bill Olson Interviewed about Masterpiece Cakeshop Decision (Part 1)
Southwest Prophecy Ministries Podcast — Bill Olson Interviewed about NIFLA Abortion Brief
Southwest Prophecy Ministries Podcast — Bill Olson Interviewed about Pending Cases
Bill Olson was interviewed by David Schnittger of Southwest Prophecy Ministry about briefs filed by the firm in recent cases.
Herb Titus speaks on Constitution Day
Herb Titus gave a Constitution Day address for The Foundation for American Christian Education (FACE) in their Lessons in Liberty series. The topic was Same-Sex Marriage: The “Living” Constitution’s Epitaph.
Jeremiah Morgan Testifies Before the Federal Election Commission
Today, on behalf of the Free Speech Coalition, Inc., the Free Speech Defense and Education Fund, Inc., and U.S. Justice Foundation Jeremiah Morgan of our firm testified before the Federal Election Commission at its Hearings on the McCutcheon v. FEC Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. (His testimony appears at 5:19:51 of the video.)
Herb Titus Speaking at CLE on Fourth Amendment
Today, Herb Titus spoke at a Conference on Eminent Domain and Land Value Litigation sponsored by the American Law Institute in San Francisco, California.
Herb’s topic was the reemergence of the private property principle in the Fourth Amendment, as reflected in two recent decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court. In United States v. Jones and Jardines v. Florida, the Court ruled that the rights
Herb Titus Interviewed At Bryan College
Herb Titus spoke at a convocation at Bryan College, and afterwards was interviewed by Bryan College President Steve Livesay.
Herb Titus speaks on Search and Seizure Law
Herb Titus was a featured speaker on May 2, 2014 at the 8th Annual Conference on Eminent Domain held at Tides Inn, Irvington, Virginia on May 1 and 2. Consistent with the theme of this year’s conference – Charting New Territory — Herb’s topic was “Can a 4th Amendment Search and Seizure Become a 5th Amendment Taking?”
Drawing on the work of the firm featuring its
Herb Titus Addresses Virginia House of Delegates Republican Caucus
Herb Titus was invited to address the Republican Caucus of the Virginia House of Delegates on HJR 9 — a call for a national constitutional convention for proposing amendments to the United States Constitution.
Herb explained that while the concept of using Article VI to address erroneous judicial decisions might seem tempting, it was fraught with risk. Unlike the process by which Congress may submit
Southwest Radio Bible Ministry Radio Show
Southwest Radio Bible Ministry Conference
Southwest Radio Bible Ministry Interview
Bill Olson was interviewed on the topics of how the courts circumvent the U.S. Constitution, and the role of a juror in court.
Bill Olson speaks at Constitution Day Tea Party Event
Monumental — The Movie
Bill Olson Presentations at LPAC 2011 — The Liberty Political Action Conference — Reno, NV
Bill Olson spoke at LPAC 2011 — The Liberty Political Action Conference — in Reno, Nevada. On Friday, September 16th, he spoke on “Executive Orders, States of Emergency, & Emergency Powers.” On Saturday, September 17th, he first spoke on “Reinvigorating the Fourth Amendment” and, then was on a panel entitled “Civil Liberties Update” together with
C-SPAN Coverage of Bill Olson Testimony on Nomination of Elena Kagan
Bill Olson will testify at the Kagan Confirmation Hearing on Panel 3 this evening. The hearing begins at 4 p.m. and will conclude sometime later tonight. Coverage is available on C-SPAN at the following link:
Bill Olson Testimony on Nomination of Elena Kagan
Bill Olson’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee evaluates Elena Kagan’s record on the Second Amendment.
Link to testimony
Link to Congressional Record entry (Google Books)
Link to Transcript of Entire Hearing before Senate Committee on the Judiciary