Alabama to Revive Long-Dead Barber Statute

Alabama to Revive Long-Dead Barber Statute
February 26, 2014
Economic Liberty
Nostalgia for the good ol’ days of economic protectionism has inspired a licensing resurrection in Alabama. The state deregulated barbers over 30 years ago in...more

When Did Bureaucrats Become Art Critics? One Artist’s Fight to Keep His Gallery from Greedy City Planners

When Did Bureaucrats Become Art Critics? One Artistâs Fight to Keep His Gallery from Greedy City Planners
February 2, 2014
Property Rights
The Philadelphia Development Authority (PRA) is seizing Philadelphia artist James Dupree’s beautifully renovated art studio through eminent domain to make way for a parking lot...more

Welcome to Liberty in Action

Welcome to Liberty in Action
January 31, 2014
Liberty in Action Blog
Welcome to Liberty in Action, the Institute for Justice’s activism program. Through our efforts, we have successfully defended over 16,000 properties from eminent domain abuse...more

End Policing for Profit

End Policing for Profit
January 31, 2014
Property Rights
Sign the petition to stop policing for profit! The cops in Bal Harbour, Fla., have been partying with your stuff. The police department there spent $21,000 on an...more

NYPD Seized an Innocent’s Man Cash, Used It to Pad Their Pensions

NYPD Seized an Innocentâs Man Cash, Used It to Pad Their Pensions
January 30, 2014
Property Rights
Without a warrant, the New York Police Department (NYPD) burst into the home of Gerald Bryan in a nighttime raid in March of 2012. Police...more

It’s Against the Law to Hold a Yard Sale on Sunday in This Town

Itâs Against the Law to Hold a Yard Sale on Sunday in This Town
January 29, 2014
Economic Liberty
While a man’s home might be his castle, his yard is often covered in red tape. A yard sale might seem innocuous since it allows...more

Sun Deviled Eggs: Arizona Bill would Allow all Homeowners to Keep Backyard Chickens

Sun Deviled Eggs: Arizona Bill would Allow all Homeowners to Keep Backyard Chickens
January 29, 2014
Property Rights
The “eat local” trend sweeping the nation touts the economic and health benefits of eating food stuffs one can find “in their own backyard.” But...more

Fashion Trucks are Trending (But Not In D.C.)

Fashion Trucks are Trending (But Not In D.C.)
January 28, 2014
Economic Liberty
Lia Lee’s fashion truck, Street Boutique, serves the trendy Arlington neighborhoods of Clarendon, Ballston and Crystal City. She offers stylish, eclectic clothing and jewelry out of...more

Here Comes America’s Biggest Celebration of Education: National School Choice Week

Here Comes Americaâs Biggest Celebration of Education: National School Choice Week
January 14, 2014
School Choice
National School Choice Week is quite the event. Actually, it’s quite the 5,500-plus events. From January 26 to February 1, parents and students across the country will...more

Sacramento Approves Eminent Domain to Build an NBA Arena

Sacramento Approves Eminent Domain to Build an NBA Arena
January 14, 2014
Property Rights
The Sacramento City Council voted 7-2 last Tuesday to authorize eminent domain to build a new arena downtown for the Sacramento Kings. Many properties for the arena...more

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