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  • August 16, 2018    |   First Amendment Private Property

    Virginia Books

    Outdated Federal Law Threatens Unique Richmond Publisher

    What should the government give a small publishing company that is dedicated to bringing long-forgotten books to a broader modern audience? A pat on the back? An award?  How about a six-figure fine? In the case of Valancourt Books, the government is going with the fine. Valancourt is a small publishing company operated out of…

  • August 14, 2018    |   Educational Choice

    Like other schools in Washington state, Summit Christian Academy would like to hire college students under the state’s Work-Study Program to serve as tutors for its students. But simply because Summit Christian is a religious school, it is barred by the government from doing so, even if those tutors would only be assisting in secular…

  • July 31, 2018    |   Economic Liberty

    North Carolina CON

    North Carolina CONs Patients: Outdated Law Prevents Doctor From Providing Transparently Priced, Low-Cost MRI Scans

    Dr. Gajendra Singh knows first hand how frustrating it can be to find quality, affordable and transparently priced health care. As a surgeon practicing in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, he’s seen countless patients find themselves deep in medical debt after having to pay thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket expenses for medical imaging. Dr. Singh knew he…

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