Full Speech

Summary of Speech, written by Roger Pilon, as printed in the New York Property Rights Clearinghouse

Leadership against Progressive Tyranny

PRFA's Successful Twenty-Second
Annual National Conference on Private Property Rights


James S. Burling, Esq.

Is the Doctrine of Regulatory Takings Constitutional?


Vice President for Litigation & Principal Attorney,
Property Rights Group,
Pcicfic Legal Foundation,
Sacramento, California

William Perry Pendley, Esq.

Restoring Constitutionally Protected Liberties
& the Rule of Law after
Eight Years of Obama


Former President, Mountain States Legal Foundation, Lakewood, Colorado

Full Conference Program

~ Leadership against Progressive Tyranny ~

Carol W. LaGrasse, P. E. — Welcome "Kind Tyranny"
James S. Burling, Esq."Is the Doctrine of Regulatory Takings Constitutional?"
Meghan Largent, Esq."How the Federal Government Got Away with Taking the High Line"
Robert LoScalzo & Irene Prestigiacomo — "Update–Willets Point Businesses Struggle against Creeping Regulatory Taking"
Keith Klingler"Pennsylvania State Conservation Easements vs. Small Forestry Operations"
William Perry Pendley, Esq.—"Restoring Constitutionally Protected Liberties & the Rule of Law after Eight Years of Obama"
Thomas G. Winter, Ph.D. — "Nuclear Radiation"
Sam Kazman, Esq. — "Energy Mandate Madness"
Lawrence Kogan — "Evolving Wetlands Science is a Landowner's Greatest Nightmare: Lessons from the Field"
Harriet M. Hageman, Esq. — "Regulation without Representation"

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at Arms Shows



New York Updates

National Updates

"Urban Trespassing:
A Harrowing Experience"

October 2013

Key Issues
Indexes Include some of the original articles where PRFA brought conservation easements, Biosphere Reserves, and Heritage Rivers to national attention and much more


Land Trusts

Biosphere Reserves
& World Heritage Sites

Heritage Rivers & Areas

Eminent Domain


Defeating Zoning & Building Codes

Errant Golf Balls Threaten Private Property Rights - John Marwell
Oct. 2014

Wizard of Oz Exposed -
Michael Diederich
Oct. 2014

International Property Rights

The Dangers of Internationalists Designing Land Use Controls
-Lawrence A. Kogan-
October 2014


Willets Point's Battle Against New York City's
Eminent Domain & Urban Redevelopment

How the City violates the rights of business owners and the many years of struggle
led by Willets Point United to defend their property rights and save their
unique industrial community
Latest: "Victory in Appellate Court against the City of New York, But Battles Loom"

Property Rights Foundation of America Presents Freedom Award to New York State Senator Tony Avella

The late Joe Ardizzone, Senator Tony Avella, PRFA Pres. Carol LaGrasse, Willets Point leader Irene Prestigiacomo, at Sen Avella's Bayside office.

The Environmental Rights Constitutional Amendment
A Clandestine Threat to Private Property Rights
By Carol W. LaGrasse, March 2017

The Posterity Amentment: Twenty Years
The Campaign to Nullify Private Property Rights
by Carol W. LaGrasse


The Campaign for Justice in the Adirondacks

Preservation vs. the Future of the North Country - Latest:

DEC's Real Priority:
Restoration of Wolves & Cougars
Fall 2015

Stopping Government Land Acquisition — Defending the Local Culture & Economy
The Radical, Dictatorial Adirondack Park Agency (APA)

Save the Historic Cody Place

The welcoming porch of the historic Cody Place in West Stony Creek, N.Y., threatened with eradication after
December 31, 2014

Photo Story of the Cody Place


The Real Wolf

Setting the Record Straight on Wolves
Book Review
by Carol W. LaGrasse

The Real Wolf: The Science, Politics, and Economics of
Co-Existing with Wolves in Modern Times

By Ted B. Lyon and Will N. Graves



Massive Police Raid on Small Petroleum Producer
July 17, 2014

"A Plan to Replace the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with a Committee of the Fifty State Agencies"
October 2014

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Fighting Leviathan
for Fun & Profit
James Bovard
Oct. 2015

Testimony in Support of Pennsylvania Shallow Conventional Oil & Gas Producers
February 2014




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