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    North Carolina CONs Patients: Outdated Law Prevents Doctor From Providing Transparently Priced, Low-Cost MRI Scans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

  • July 24, 2018    |   Economic Liberty First Amendment

    Virginia Teaching

    License to Teach? Virginia Stops Family Business From Teaching Useful Job Skills

    Jon and Tracy McGlothian have a simple dream: they want to teach others the skills they’ve built over a lifetime of work, both to support themselves and to provide greater opportunity for individuals in their community. Their small business wants to offer classes to adults. What sounds simple, however, has become complicated because Virginia won’t…

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