Rights Conference - April 29, 2006
Early Registration Expires April 15th
PFUSA Grange is holding a property rights
conference in Phoenix, Oregon on Saturday,
April 29th, titled "My Land, My Home, My
Business!” One of the featured speakers is
Fred Kelly Grant, Litigation Chairman with
Stewards of the Range.
The early registration discount rate of $35
per person (including lunch) expires April
15th. To hold your seat at this price call
Kathy Bergeron at (530) 842-4400 today. Cost
of the program will be $50 after this date.
Along with Fred, Timothy Sandefur from
Pacific Legal Foundation and Russell Walker
from Freedomworks, will round out the program
covering the threat of eminent domain to
Timothy Sandefur will discuss eminent
domain; it's original use as recognized by our
Constitution, the gradual degradation of the
term "public use," and efforts underway today
to rein in overreaching government and restore
private property rights.
Tim is the lead attorney for the Economic
Liberty Project at the Pacific Legal
Foundation, which is devoted to restoring
constitutional protections for the right to
earn a living. In addition, Mr. Sandefur works
on eminent domain reform, and has participated
in many cases at the state and local levels to
fight the abuse of eminent domain.
Fred Kelly Grant will discuss conservations
easements; the potential benefits and
pitfalls, as well as the dangers within the
model conservation easement.
Fred is a Director and the Litigation
Chairman at Stewards of the Range where he
works closely with the member’s specific
issues. He also critiques and analyzes
property rights issues as they occur across
the nation, and writes many of the
organizations policy papers and articles while
teaching the in-house seminar program.
Fred is also consultant to Owyhee County
Land Use Planning Committee and to the Board
of County Commissioners regarding Land Use
Planning for the federally managed lands in
Russ Walker will show you how to get
involved with and affect the decision-making
process of government, especially at the local
and state levels.
Russ is the former State Director for
Citizens for a Sound Economy, which merged
with Empower America in 2004, creating
FreedomWorks. He serves as the Regional
Director for an area that includes Oregon,
working towards lower taxes, less government,
and more freedom.
Registration will open at 9:00am. The
conference will take place at the Phoenix
Grange Hall and will begin at 11:00am running
until 4:00pm. For further information, contact
Kathy Lehman at (541) 482-4096.