About the DKT Liberty Project

Thomas Jefferson warned, “the natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.” Mindful of this trend, the Liberty Project was founded to promote individual liberty against encroachment by all levels of government. Learn more...


Kala Rains Wins Case on Appeal

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Kala Rains and her husband owned a small ranch in rural southern California.  After her husband died, everything seemed to go downhill for her. Temptation came knocking in 2013 when a man said he would give her $300 to let two Mexican aliens stay one night at her ranch.  She agreed, but one night turned Read the full article…

Mass Incarceration and Your Local Prosecutor

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November 21, 2017

The Adirondack Daily Enterprise just published “Mass Incarceration and Your Local Prosecutor” by DKT’s Ronald Frazier. The article examines the main cause of mass incarceration’s and then lays out some solutions.  Here’s a clip: The real culprit behind our out-of-control prison populations is our 2,000-plus out-of-control state and local prosecutors — including the Franklin County Read the full article…

VICTORY IN UTAH “DEADPOOL” CASE!

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September 26, 2017

Judge Rules Statute Violates First Amendment “Brewvies” is the name of a theater that serves alcohol and food to movie-goers. The Utah Alcoholic Beverage Control sent undercover agents to view showings of “Deadpool” – – an R-rated movie that grossed $731 million at the box office worldwide, the largest grossing R-rated movie in history. State Read the full article…

Time to put brakes on civil forfeiture law

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July 28, 2017

Here’s a clip from Ronald Fraser’s opinion article on Civil Asset Forfieture: By giving police officers a huge financial incentive to aggressively target forfeitable assets, rather than pursue justice, the feds invite property rights abuse. What to do? According to the Institute for Justice, a Washington-based public-interest law firm, Pennsylvania lawmakers should follow the lead Read the full article…

Ending Nebraska’s property forfeiture scam

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June 24, 2017

Ronald Frasher, Ph.D., writes on public policy issues for the DKT Liberty Project, and recently wrote the following for the Kerney Hub: “Ending Nebraska’s property forfeiture scam.”  Here’s a clip: In response to mounting cases of private property abuse, Nebraska lawmakers are determined to end state and local law enforcement’s addition to a lucrative federal Read the full article…

VICTORY FOR THE FRIENDLY MARKET IN OKLAHOMA!

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June 23, 2017

After three trials supported by the DKT Liberty Project, prosecutors drop all charges  From the Washington Post: An Oklahoma prosecutor dropped drug-related charges Monday against the owner of a now-closed pipe shop in Norman and a store clerk after previous trials on similar charges ended in acquittals and a hung jury. “It is a surprise Read the full article…

Prosecution of Oklahoma pipe shop leaves residents perplexed

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From Sean Murphy at the Associated Press: While other states across the nation are easing penalties for marijuana use or legalizing the drug altogether, Norman police and its Republican district attorney are taking the opposite tack: pursuing criminal charges against the now-shuttered Friendly Market shop owner Robert Cox and several of his clerks for selling glass Read the full article…