Bureaucrats Shatter Windshield Repairman’s Dreams

Bureaucrats Shatter Windshield Repairmanâs Dreams
August 20, 2015
Economic Liberty
Regulatory busybodies in Longmont, Colo., want to destroy Raymond “Rich” Smith’s windshield chip repair business. Why? City officials can’t decide. Rich Smith (Lewis Geyer/Longmont Times-Call) For years, Rich...more

Wyoming Returns Less Than 15 Percent of Seized Cash to Property Owners

Wyoming Returns Less Than 15 Percent of Seized Cash to Property Owners
August 20, 2015
Property Rights
Property owners who have had their cash seized by police in Wyoming face a low chance of ever recovering their money. Since 2010, police have...more

Lawsuit Challenging Trash Inspections Latest in Battle for Fourth Amendment Privacy Protections

Lawsuit Challenging Trash Inspections Latest in Battle for Fourth Amendment Privacy Protections
August 20, 2015
Property Rights
When it comes to warrantless searches, the Fourth Amendment is making a comeback. Last month, privacy rights activists claimed victory in the landmark Supreme Court...more

Beer Growler Ban Lifted in Florida

Beer Growler Ban Lifted in Florida
August 17, 2015
Economic Liberty
After three years of debate, Florida’s craft beer aficionados will finally be able to purchase their favorite brews in common, refillable, half-gallon jugs called “growlers.”...more

Dallas Puts the Brakes on Hard-Working Mechanic

Dallas Puts the Brakes on Hard-Working Mechanic
August 7, 2015
Property Rights
Hinga Mbogo immigrated to Dallas from Kenya to live the American dream—but Dallas officials had other plans for him. Hinga Auto Repair City officials are demanding that...more

Taxi Freedom Accelerates in Ohio, California

Taxi Freedom Accelerates in Ohio, California
August 6, 2015
Economic Liberty
Thanks to entrepreneurial successes like Uber, Lyft, Sidecar, and (if you’re in Boston) Bridj, most people think of ridesharing apps when they hear about changes...more

Minnesota Just Made it Easier to Start a Home-Baking Business

Minnesota Just Made it Easier to Start a Home-Baking Business
July 28, 2015
Economic Liberty
Under Minnesota’s cottage food laws, enterprising bakers can legally sell a wide variety of “not potentially hazardous food” made at home, like certain baked goods,...more

CA Forfeiture Reform Bill Advances in State Assembly

CA Forfeiture Reform Bill Advances in State Assembly
July 28, 2015
Property Rights
California is one step closer to sending a major civil forfeiture reform bill to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk after the Assembly’s Committee on Public Safety...more

Federal Government to Return Nearly $20,000 Seized from Man Never Charged With a Crime

Federal Government to Return Nearly $20,000 Seized from Man Never Charged With a Crime
July 6, 2015
Property Rights
After fighting the federal government for more than 15 months, El Willis will get back his seized cash. Like many others who have faced civil...more

Food Truck Freedom Advances in Virginia

Food Truck Freedom Advances in Virginia
June 12, 2015
Economic Liberty
In March 2013, Wolf Antoni, owner of the Bratwurst King food truck that frequents Tysons Corner in Fairfax County, Va., was slapped with a fine...more

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