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Individual Liberties

WILL proudly fights for individual liberties guaranteed by our Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

Constitutional Government and Rule of Law

WILL is committed to guarding our constitutional system by standing up for federalism, the separation of powers, and oversight of the administrative state.

Economic Freedom

WILL proudly fights for the right to earn a living free from government interference.

Education Reform

WILL proudly fights for an education system that is student-centered and prioritizes the freedom of families to choose the best education for their children.

Equal Protection

WILL proudly fights for equal protection under the law as guaranteed by our Constitution.

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Wisconsin’s State Report Cards Mask Troubling Proficiency Rates

Will Flanders, Research Director Wisconsin’s recently released state report cards for the 2020-21 school year paint a relatively rosy picture: 399 (out of ...

B.F. v. Kettle Moraine School District

Two sets of Wisconsin parents are suing the Kettle Moraine School District (KMSD) for a policy that facilitates and “affirms” a minor student’s gender transition at school, even over the parents’ objection. The lawsuit was filed in Waukesha County Circuit Court by the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) and Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF).

WILL, ADF Sue Kettle Moraine School District for Violating Parents’ Rights

School district refuses to respect parents’ decision about transitioning at school The News: Two sets of Wisconsin parents are suing the Kettle Moraine ...

Kenosha Schools to Allow Parent to Observe Classroom After WILL Letter

School board meeting will clarify policy on parental observation The News: The Kenosha Unified School District (KUSD) agreed to allow a parent to observe ...

WATCH: Legal Challenges and Opportunities for School Choice

WILL Director of Education Policy, Libby Sobic, participated in a panel discussion at the 2021 American Federation for Children (AFC) conference on the ...

Tankcraft v. OSHA

WILL sued the Biden administration in federal court, on behalf of two Wisconsin businesses, challenging the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) sweeping new vaccine-or-test mandate for businesses with 100 or more employees. OSHA’s emergency rule, issued November 4, requires businesses of a certain size to require proof of vaccination or regular COVID-19 tests for their employees. Companies that do not comply face penalties of over $13,000 per violation, or over $136,000 for a willful violation.

WILL Urges Kenosha Unified School District to Allow Parent to Observe Classroom

Federal law grants all parents the right to “observ[e] classroom activities” in public schools. The News: The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty ...

STUDY: Missing Forward Exam Data May Point to Even Lower Student Proficiency

WILL examines missing data to project true proficiency rates of “lost kids” The News: A new policy brief from the Wisconsin Institute for Law & ...