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Grassroots Response to Kelo Decision

Today represents the tenth anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Kelo v. City of New London. The Supreme Court issues decisions in around eighty cases each year. Some of those decisions, like Kelo, are closely contested 5-4 decisions. But Kelo has been unique because of the response that came from the public.

06/23/2015
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Kelo v. New London: How the Supreme Court Gutted Constitutional Protections for Private Property

Ten years ago today, the United States Supreme Court fundamentally changed the meaning and purpose of the Takings Clause of the Fifth Amendment, which allows for the use of eminent domain for “public use,” such as a road. But in a 5 to 4 decision, the Court ruled that eminent domain could be used to take property from a private citizen for purposes other than a public use.

06/23/2015
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Capitol Hill Update, 22 June 2015

Capitol Hill Update, 22 June, 2015

06/22/2015
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Empower: Dr. Alveda King in Baltimore

06/22/2015
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Top Five Misconceptions about King v. Burwell

The King v. Burwell lawsuit has generated a lot of interest, and for good reason. It’s an important case that has broad implications for the future of ObamaCare. But the issue at hand is a complex one, and this has led - both willfully and accidentally - to a lot of bad or misleading reporting. Let’s clear things up, shall we? Here are the top five misconceptions about King v. Burwell.

06/22/2015
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Large Union Plans to Cut Pensions

Unions are supposed to protect and look out for the best interests of workers. Some believe that without unions, employers would continually take advantage of employees. Why then is one of the largest private-sector unions in the country going forward with plans to cut the pensions of its members?

06/22/2015
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Rick Perry’s Record of Success in Texas Could Aid Justice Reform Efforts in Washington

Rick Perry’s entrance into the race for the Republican presidential nomination could continue to push the justice-reform debate further into national politics as candidates from both parties try to stake their claims on these vital issues.

06/22/2015
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How California Regulation Will Destroy Uber’s Business Model

Recently the state of California struck a major blow to the ride-sharing industry, primarily the popular app-based taxi service, Uber. On June 19th, the California Labor Commissioner issued an order which officially labels Uber drivers as employees, instead of independent contractors like the ride-sharing business had intended for them to remain.

06/22/2015
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FreedomWorks: House Leadership Should Stop Punishing Conservative Members

Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) was stripped of his chairmanship of the Government and Operations subcommittee by Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) on Friday, June 19th after voting against leadership on the rule to authorize fast-track authority on trade.

06/22/2015
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King v. Burwell: Obama takes his toys and goes home

A decision in the King v. Burwell lawsuit is just days away. With the potential to strike down health insurance subsidies for millions of people, you would think that the administration would be scrambling to come up with a response to the ruling. So what are they doing to prepare?

06/22/2015

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