The Daily Show Takes on Civil Forfeiture

The Daily Show Takes on Civil Forfeiture
July 23, 2014
Property Rights
On Tuesday’s episode of The Daily Show, correspondent Jordan Klepper exposed the bizarre world of civil forfeiture, where people who have never been charged with...more

The Attack on Food Freedom

The Attack on Food Freedom
July 18, 2014
Economic Liberty
You may have caught wind of the big stink in the headlines recently over artisanal cheese. The traditional, handcrafted fare nearly became the latest casualty...more

Local Police in South Carolina Seized Nearly $100,000 in Crackdown, But Stopped Few Criminals

Local Police in South Carolina Seized Nearly $100,000 in Crackdown, But Stopped Few Criminals
July 8, 2014
Property Rights
Scouring I-85 and I-26 for motorists, almost 90 officers from 21 different law enforcement agencies conducted their annual “Operation Rolling Thunder” last October in Spartanburg...more

Mother’s Day Gift Intended to Foster Reading and Sharing Runs Afoul of City Ordinance

Motherâs Day Gift Intended to Foster Reading and Sharing Runs Afoul of City Ordinance
July 2, 2014
Property Rights
A 9-year-old boy had a heart-warming idea for a Mother’s Day gift, one that would be sure to make any mother proud. Now he and his...more

New Jersey Wants to Take an Elderly Man’s Home for a Casino That Went Bankrupt—Twice

New Jersey Wants to Take an Elderly Manâs Home for a Casino That Went BankruptâTwice
June 25, 2014
Property Rights
A glitzy casino once praised as a way to revitalize Atlantic City has filed for bankruptcy. Again. Currently losing $2 million a week, the Revel Casino...more

Street Vending Woes in the City that Never Sleeps

Street Vending Woes in the City that Never Sleeps
June 24, 2014
Economic Liberty
Street vending is an integral part of the New York City experience. From I ❤ NY shirts, to hot dogs, to American flags and everything...more

FDA Bows to Public Pressure in Cheese-Aging Battle

FDA Bows to Public Pressure in Cheese-Aging Battle
June 23, 2014
Economic Liberty
The Food and Drug Administration shook up the artisanal cheese community earlier this month by announcing it would no longer allow cheese makers to age...more

Taxi Industry Wants to Throw Uber and Lyft Drivers in Jail

Taxi Industry Wants to Throw Uber and Lyft Drivers in Jail
June 13, 2014
Economic Liberty
Miami-Dade County is slamming the brakes on Uber and Lyft, two popular ridesharing alternatives to hailing a cab. Police have already been running sting operations,...more

Virginia’s DMV Orders Uber and Lyft to “Cease and Desist”

Virginiaâs DMV Orders Uber and Lyft to âCease and Desistâ
June 6, 2014
Economic Liberty
The DMV isn’t doing itself any favors. Bro, do you even Lyft? Yesterday, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles sent cease-and-desist letters to Uber and Lyft, two...more

Former Brooklyn DA Accused of Misusing Over One Million Dollars in Asset Forfeiture

Former Brooklyn DA Accused of Misusing Over One Million Dollars in Asset Forfeiture
June 4, 2014
Property Rights
After reportedly spending over $1 million from asset forfeiture funds on a political consultant for over 10 years, former Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes may...more

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