Wednesday, January 26, 2022

VICTORY: Utah Rescinds Race-Based COVID Treatment Policies After America First Legal Threatens Legal Action

WASHINGTON, DC – – On Friday, citing “legal concerns,” the State of Utah’s Department of Health announced the elimination of policies that directed the rationing of medical treatment for COVID-19 based on race. This announcement comes after America First Legal (AFL) sent a letter threatening legal action against the Department of Health for including race […]

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

AFL SEEKS RECORDS FROM DOJ REGARDING RACE-BASED LENIENCY FOR A MINNEAPOLIS BLM RIOT ARSONIST

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, America First Legal (AFL) filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request regarding the Department of Justice’s recommendation substantially reducing the sentence of a career criminal who burned down a pawn shop and killed a man during the Minneapolis BLM riots of 2020, because of the perpetrator’s race.  According to the […]

Friday, January 21, 2022

America First Legal Applauds Federal Court’s Decision To Enjoin Biden’s Vaccine Mandate For Federal Employees

WASHINGTON, D.C. – America First Legal applauds the decision in a case out of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas today to preliminarily enjoin President Biden’s vaccine mandate for federal workers. America First Legal also applauds the legal team at Boyden Gray & Associates who brought the challenge on behalf of […]

Thursday, January 20, 2022

AFL FOIAS DOJ FOR RECORDS OF ITS POLITICALLY MOTIVATED “DOMESTIC TERRORISM UNIT” TO TARGET AND SILENCE CONSERVATIVES

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, America First Legal filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request seeking records from the Department of Justice’s National Security Division regarding its newly-created “Domestic Terrorism Unit.”  On January 11, 2022, Assistant Attorney General Matthew G. Olsen testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, saying, “The threat of posed […]

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

AFL SUBMITS FORMAL COMMENT TO OSHA AS PART OF RULEMAKING PROCESS, ARGUES THAT OSHA SHOULD NOT ADOPT THE RULE REQUIRING PRIVATE BUSINESSES TO IMPOSE VACCINE MANDATES

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, America First Legal submitted comments with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regarding the Biden Administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for private employers.  That mandate–which came in the form of an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)–was stayed by the Supreme Court by a vote of 6-3 last week. As a result, the […]