Bill Olson Interviewed on Conservative Roundtable TV Show on Health Freedom Issues

Michael Harless Appearances, Health Law, Press Coverage

Bill Olson was a guest on Conservative Roundtable’s Television show to discuss health freedom issues. Among the matters discussed was the Daniel Chapter One case, where our firm is assisting in the defense of a health-related ministry promoting herbal and alternative medical products from an attack by the FTC. Information about the FTC attack on this ministry.

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Herb Titus Quoted in Article about Electoral College

Michael Harless Press Coverage

Today, in the lead story in World Net Daily, Herb Titus discussed the constitutional obligation of the Electoral College to determine whether a candidate is constitutionally-eligible to be President, there being concerns raised as to whether Barak Obama is a “natural born Citizen.”

Article II, Section 1 of the U.S. Constitution states:  “No Person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President; neither shall any Person be eligible to that Office who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty five Years, and been fourteen Years a Resident within the United States.” Read More

Ramos/Compean Amicus Brief Highlighted by Lou Dobbs

Michael Harless Press Coverage

The amicus curiae brief which we filed for Congressman Walter Jones, Congressman Virgil Goode, Congressman Ted Poe, Gun Owners Foundation, and U.S. Border Control Foundation was featured in a report on the Ramos and Compean case on the Lou Dobbs Show on CNN today. View this segment below.


AP Article Discusses Firm’s 10th Circuit (Wyoming) Amicus Brief Filed for GOF

Michael Harless Press Coverage

An Associated Press article discussed the case now pending in the 10th Circuit in which we filed an amicus brief for Gun Owners’ Foundation on behalf of the State of Wyoming.  Herb Titus of our firm was interviewed for the article, and quoted as saying “the Wyoming case is significant because the issue of whether restoration of gun rights is defined by federal regulations or state law is pending in trial courts around the country.” Read More

The Risk of War to Our Liberties

Michael Harless Press Coverage

Bill Olson’s 2001 statement about the increased risk to our liberties at times of war now appears in a collections of quotations about war at the following website:
“There’s no question that historically the liberties of a people are at greatest risk in times of war, because it is in times of war that people are willing to sacrifice liberty for security and for their country.”
~ William J. Olson, in WorldNetDaily (September 2001). Executive power grab on tap at White House? Read More

Former Firm Attorney Becomes Federal Magistrate Judge

Michael Harless Press Coverage

Former firm attorney, Honorable James E. Gates, has been appointed to serve as a federal magistrate judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. Appointed for an eight-year term, Judge Gates will handle a wide range of civil and criminal matters, including misdemeanor trials, preliminary hearings and pretrial criminal motions.

Judge Gates had previously worked for the Raleigh, North Carolina firm of Maupin, Taylor, PA. Read More

Business Mailer’s Review Article Discussing Free Speech in the Mail

Michael Harless Press Coverage

The February 14, 2005 issue of the Business Mailer’s Review contains an article about a decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit holding that prison inmates have a right to receive bulk mail that they had requested. This article also discusses the observations of Bill Olson, FSC Legal Co-Counsel, as to the possible application of the principle established in this case to State Charitable Solicitation Laws. If prisoners can receive mail without government approval, perhaps someday citizens can receive mail from nonprofits without the sender being approved by the states. Business Mailer’s Review subscription information can be found at the Business Mailer’s Review Website. Read More

Linda Chavez Radio Show

Michael Harless Press Coverage

Today Bill Olson was a guest on Linda Chavez’ syndicated radio show on Liberty Broadcasting to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the McCain-Feingold case.


Campaign Finance Laws: Incumbents’ Best Friends

Michael Harless Press Coverage

In this article, Larry Pratt, Executive Director of Gun Owners of America, discusses the Paul Plaintiffs’ constitutional challenge to the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act and how our freedom of the press arguments surfaced at oral argument through questions posed by various Supreme Court Justices.

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