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  • Michigan Leads on Giving Choice to Public Employees image

    Michigan Leads on Giving Choice to Public Employees

    For far too long, supporting workers has been interpreted as synonymous with supporting labor unions. Labor unions are happy to keep this conflation alive, but the changing nature of …

  • Free Market Groups Speak Out to Defend Free Speech image

    Free Market Groups Speak Out to Defend Free Speech

    The delicate balance of our democracy is preserved when all groups are free to speak in the public square, and ALL Americans should be concerned when agents of the government use their official offices to marginalize political foes...We hear you. Your threat is clear: There is a heavy and inconvenient cost to disagreeing with you. Calls for debate will be met with political retribution. That’s called tyranny. And, we reject it.

  • New York Tries to Regulate Home Sharing by Regulating Speech image

    New York Tries to Regulate Home Sharing by Regulating Speech

    Update: This article was originally published on June 23, 2016. Last week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill regulating short term rentals by banning the advertising …

  • Comprehensive Public Employee Freedom Act image

    Comprehensive Public Employee Freedom Act

    Section 1. {Short Title.} This Act shall be known as the Comprehensive Public Employee Freedom Act Section 2. {Legislative Declarations.} This legislature finds and declares that: By bargaining over the allocation of …

  • Disappointing Friedrichs Decision Underscores Need for States to Act image

    Disappointing Friedrichs Decision Underscores Need for States to Act

    Although the Supreme Court decision is a tremendous disappointment, it underscores the need to affirmatively protect these rights at the state level. States can prevent public sector unions from compelling workers to fund their political positions.

  • What State Legislatures are Doing to Protect Academic Freedom image

    What State Legislatures are Doing to Protect Academic Freedom

    Given recent campus protests, it is worth noting the efforts state legislatures are making to increase academic freedom at public universities. Virginia led this movement with its ban on free …

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    Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association

    Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al. is a case in front of the U.S. Supreme Court filed by the Center for Individual Rights on behalf of Rebecca Friedrichs and …