The Center for Individual Freedom (CFIF) today joined a coalition made up of more than two dozen free…
CFIF on Twitter CFIF on YouTube
CFIF Joins Coalition Urging Congressional Reversal of CFPB's Anti-Arbitration Rule

The Center for Individual Freedom (CFIF) today joined a coalition made up of more than two dozen free-market organizations on a letter urging Congress to use the Congressional Review Act to reverse a new rule by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) that prevents financial services companies from using arbitration to resolve customer disputes.

"The CFPB's arbitration rule has been described as 'Christmas in July' for America’s trial lawyers – and rightly so," the coalition stresses in the letter.  "According to the CFPB’s own finding, the rule will cost consumers billions of dollars and unleash over 6,000 class action lawsuits every five years. This rule is an obstacle to the efforts to right America’s fiscal ship and create jobs and prosperity for the American people."…[more]

July 25, 2017 • 10:04 am

Liberty Update

CFIFs latest news, commentary and alerts delivered to your inbox.
Jester's CourtroomLegal tales stranger than stranger than fiction: Ridiculous and sometimes funny lawsuits plaguing our courts.
CFIF Mobilizes Americans Opposed to the Obama Administration’s Title II Internet Power Grab
By CFIF Staff
Wednesday, May 10 2017
Campaign connects concerned citizens with the FCC to urge abandonment of the regulatory overreach pushed by previous Commission
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Center for Individual Freedom (CFIF) is mobilizing concerned Americans across the country who are opposed to the Obama-era Title II regulations that gave the federal government sweeping regulatory power over the internet. Through national digital and activist engagement, CFIF is helping to connect Americans with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to call upon the Commissioners to fix the ill-conceived regulations…
 
Public Has a Right to See Trump Ad
Television stations around the country are running an ad claiming the Obamacare repeal bill passed in…
Read more...
Can Cops Get a Fair Trial in America?
Lock your doors. Hide your children. Police officers, be on alert: Al Sharpton's cop-bashing circus…
Read more...
 
Spending Bill, Not Obamacare, Reveals Deep GOP Division
If you want to see what divides Republicans in Congress, don't look at the struggle to repeal and replace…
Read more...
Trump's Tax Proposal: An Excellent Framework
Last November, Americans said they wanted change in Washington.  They also said they wanted to get…
Read more...
 
A Thinking Mom's Message for Jimmy Kimmel
I feel your pain. But please use your brain. On Monday, late-night TV comedian Jimmy Kimmel delivered…
Read more...
The Pre-Existing Conditions Scam
The House vote on the GOP's Obamacare repeal bill vote is down to the wire, with dozens of Republicans…
Read more...
 
Why Can't House Repeal Obamacare? Because A Lot Of Republicans Don't Want To
"We're going to go when we have the votes," Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday when asked when…
Read more...
Liberals Seek Free Speech for Media, Censorship for Everyday Americans
What is it about freedom of speech that leftists continually find so threatening, anyway?  It's…
Read more...
 
Trump's First 100 Days: An Executive Success
Of course Donald Trump over-promised for his first 100 days. What presidential candidate hasn't? During…
Read more...
Blame the Spendaholics, Not Tax Reformers
If you live in tax hell — New York, Illinois, California, New Jersey or Connecticut —…
Read more...
Question of the Week   
How many Congressional Recess periods per session are based in statute (as opposed to tradition or the whim of Congressional Leadership)?
More Questions
Quote of the Day   
 
"Theodore Roosevelt offered Americans a 'Square Deal.' His fifth cousin, Franklin D. Roosevelt, gave us 'The New Deal.' Modern Democrats, who have lost election after election, are now offering the country 'A Better Deal.'Speaking in Berryville, Va., a small town that voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump and is represented by a Republican in Congress, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said, 'Too…[more]
 
 
—Cal Thomas, Nationally Syndicated Columnist
— Cal Thomas, Nationally Syndicated Columnist
 
Liberty Poll   

Who will be most to blame if Senate Republicans are unable to pass any alternative to ObamaCare, including simple repeal?