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

Texas Navigator Controversy Highlights Injustice of Occupational Licensing

Texas Navigator Controversy Highlights Injustice of Occupational Licensing
January 13, 2014
Economic Liberty
Media outlets in Texas and across the country have been abuzz with news of proposed licensing requirements for “navigators” in the Lone Star State. The 2010...more

Court Rules Kansas City Suburb Can’t Seize a Burger King With Eminent Domain

Court Rules Kansas City Suburb Canât Seize a Burger King With Eminent Domain
January 13, 2014
Property Rights
Eminent domain has traditionally been used for “public uses,” like building roads or schools. But officials in North Kansas City, Mo., (a suburb that’s north...more

In San Francisco, It’s Illegal to Store Your Own Stuff in Your Own Garage

In San Francisco, Itâs Illegal to Store Your Own Stuff in Your Own Garage
January 7, 2014
Property Rights
San Francisco is plagued with thousands of scofflaws. Their crime? Storing anything that isn’t a car in their garage. According to Chapter 6 of the San...more

St. Louis Suburb Beats Back Wal-Mart Land Grab, Saves Hundreds of Peoples’ Homes from Eminent Domain Abuse

St. Louis Suburb Beats Back Wal-Mart Land Grab, Saves Hundreds of Peoplesâ Homes from Eminent Domain Abuse
January 3, 2014
Property Rights
It sounds like a modern-day David versus Goliath story. Residents in Ellisville, Mo., a town of 9,000 people, went up against Wal-Mart, one of the...more

Michigan Bill Would Take on “Policing for Profit”

Michigan Bill Would Take on âPolicing for Profitâ
January 2, 2014
Property Rights
A new bill in Michigan could curb a controversial police practice. Under civil forfeiture, someone does not have to be convicted of or even charged...more

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