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  • October 16, 2018    |   Private Property

    Akron Right to Shelter

    Akron Charity Sues for Right to Shelter the Homeless

    In America, as elsewhere since ancient times, people have used their land to shelter the neediest. The Underground Railroad relied on private homes to shuttle escaped slaves to freedom, property owners during the Great Depression let the homeless build encampments on their land, and houses of worship have long taken in those with nowhere to…

  • October 9, 2018    |   Economic Liberty

    Fish Creek, WI Vending

    No Meals on Wheels—Wisconsin Town Stops Family Business From Operating State-Licensed Food Truck on Its Own Private Property

    Two million tourists annually come to Wisconsin’s lovely Door County for breathtaking lakeside views, water sports, cherry picking and much more. Unfortunately, one town there—Gibraltar—has recently made Door County a little less lovely. In a fit of anti-competitive pique, Gibraltar has banned restaurants on wheels, to the detriment of the town’s entrepreneurs and their customers.…

  • October 2, 2018    |   Economic Liberty First Amendment

    Texas Veterinary Speech II

    Texas Veterinarian Renews Fight to Give Professional Advice Online

    Retired Texan Sues Again for Right to Practice Veterinary Telemedicine

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