The Competitive Enterprise Institute believes the proper role for government is to provide consumers with accurate, unbiased guidance that informs consumer choice. But, whether it is the substances we prefer, how we entertain ourselves, what dietary habits we maintain, or how we pursue personal health, consumers ought to have the right to make decisions for themselves.
Consumer Freedom Issue Areas
War over gas stoves heats up with two House votes today
President Biden’s administration has declared war on gas stoves, but today the House of Representatives is fighting back Two Biden administration agencies, the Consumer Product…
This week in ridiculous regulations: electric motors and small business loans
Congress and President Biden reached a debt ceiling deal. Texas attorney general and antitrust hawk Ken Paxton was impeached. Meanwhile, agencies issued new regulations ranging…
Why is the debt ceiling deal helping to ban gas stoves?
When Biden-appointed Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) commissioner Richard Trumka, Jr. announced last January that his agency was investigating gas stoves and that a…
Another doomsday report Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Simon redux
Shades of Paul Ehrlich: WWF in a new report says that the earth cannot support its human population, especially those in the developed world…
The Newest Cell Phone Accessory: Lead Underpants
A new study out of the UK suggests that mobile phone radiation may be responsible for increased infertility in men. This observed decline in…
Small Government Hate Speech?
Craig Bannister of CNSNews just passed on a story out of Marquette University in which graduate student Stuart Distler was banned from displaying the…
Europe Takes a Stab at the Multimedia Revolution
Sometimes, a regulatory idea comes along that is so stupid and offensive, one assumes it couldn’t actually be real. “Who could possibly think this is…
Update: Foley to Move to Amsterdam, Run for Parliament
News out of the Netherlands this week is bearing an odd parallel to DC’s most talked about scandal involving a now-former Congressman from…
Rachel Carson Lied, Millions Died
We were all happy to see the World Health Organization finally take steps to embrace wider anti-malarial deployment of DDT, but our…