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Tag: Institute for Justice
  • Free the Vendors!

    A major lawsuit was filed against the city of Atlanta yesterday against an unprecedented government vending monopoly. In the already trying economic climate, Atlanta is stifling economic liberty with its overreaching regulations. Best of luck to the Institute for Justice as they attempt to right this wrong through the judicial system. To read more, visit …

  • Institute for Justice Takes on D.C. Tour Guide Monopoly

    A libertarian public interest law firm, the Institute for Justice, is taking on the government-protected tour guide monopoly in our nation’s capital:  Talking without a license is against the law in Washington D.C. and can land you in jail for 90 days. What an affront to the U.S. Constitution and the right to make an honest …

  • Policing for Profit: The Abuse of Civil Asset Forfeiture

    Did you know police can take your stuff without even arresting — let alone convicting — you for a crime, sell it, and keep the money?  They can, and it’s legal.  The practice is called “civil asset forfeiture,” and the Institute for Justice is actively litigating against this gross abuse of property rights.  IJ describes …