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Positive News: FCC Delays Vote on Toxic TV Set-Top Box Scheme

Good news within the federal regulatory leviathan has been depressingly rare, perhaps most of all at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).  This week, however, brought a remarkably welcome development worthy of celebration.

Specifically, the FCC delayed its vote on a toxic and entirely unwarranted new proposal to regulate cable television set-top boxes before the Obama presidency's clock expires, in what The Wall Street Journal labeled "a major blow to the proposal" and "a setback to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler on one of his top priorities for the year."

Even Democrats have attacked the scheme as a "massive new federal regulation," and CFIF stands alongside a broad coalition of conservative and libertarian organizations in opposition.  The…[more]

September 30, 2016 • 12:08 pm
 No, "Stop and Frisk" Isn't Unconstitutional

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The public understands that proactive policing via such methods as stop and frisk has saved untold thousands of lives and fully squares with the Constitution, partisan claims to the contrary notwithstanding.

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