What if the solution to Washington… wasn’t in Washington? The 50 states could be America’s secret weapon against an ever-expanding federal government. States can amend the constitution to demand fiscal responsibility in Washington, can request that federal regulation comply with local ordinances, and can form interstate compacts to better protect constitutional rights. The Goldwater Institute is providing a roadmap for states to reassert their power under the Tenth Amendment.
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Video: A New Showdown in TombstonePosted on May 11, 2012 | Type: Blog
"The Town Too Tough to Die" is in a standoff with the federal government — one that jeopardizes their very survival. The Goldwater Institute has joined with the historic community to help them assert their constitutional rights. Fox Business host John Stossel interviews Goldwater CEO Darcy Olsen about this landmark case.
CNN: Showdown at the H2O CorralPosted on May 10, 2012 | Type: In the News
There's a popular saying in the American West: Whiskey's for drinking, but water's for fighting over. This dusty little city, made famous by the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, has a dilly of a water fight on its hands. Tombstone, population 1,400, is suing the federal government -- and it is likely to be a landmark legal battle.
The Feds Are Coming for Our WaterPosted on May 03, 2012 | Type: Blog | Author: Nick Dranias
The City of Tombstone, Arizona is no longer the only one fighting the federal government for water rights. The latest move by the Federal Bureau of Land Management appears to herald a bigger and much more comprehensive effort to seize water and access rights on federal lands throughout the western states.
AUDIO: Tombstone fighting the Obama Administration for the city's survivalPosted on May 02, 2012 | Type: Audio
Nick Dranias talks to Garrett Lewis on KNST-Tucson about the city of Tombstone, Arizona's struggle for water against aggressive federal agencies.
Forest Service Demands $80,000 to Turn Over Public Records to Non-profit GroupPosted on May 01, 2012 | Type: Press Release
Goldwater Institute seeks records as part of its lawsuit Tombstone v. United States