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  • September 28, 2021    |   Economic Liberty

    Virginia Fresh Start

    Aspiring Addiction Counselor Sues to End Virginia’s Past-Conviction Discrimination

    People who have overcome drug or alcohol addiction often want to help others overcome addiction, too. Their first-hand experience can make them particularly well-suited to guide others through recovery. Rudy Carey is one of those people. After a long battle with drug and alcohol addiction, in 2007, Rudy completed rehab and turned his life around.…

  • September 22, 2021    |   Private Property

    Wilmington Impound

    Challenging Wilmington’s tow-and-impound racket, which pays private tow companies by letting them keep and scrap cars.

    Wilmington, Delaware, issues a lot of parking tickets and then allows private companies to tow any car with more than $200 in outstanding fines. Rather than pay money to those companies for their services, the city contractually empowers the towing companies to keep and scrap cars. The tow companies get to keep the full value…

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