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Civil Liberties

August 17, 2017

Staving Off the Police State of the Future


Regardless of your political orientation, if we want to prevent the police state of the future, we must strongly oppose every incremental move that threatens our Fourth Amendment protections.

July 27, 2017

For a Congress in Need of Resuscitation, Email Privacy May Be Just What the Doctor Ordered


For a Congress floundering on health care and in need of proof that its dysfunction is not terminal, fixing our data privacy could be just what the doctor ordered.

July 24, 2017

Coalition Letter to Congress Urging the Overturn of CFPB Arbitration Rule


A coalition of 27 taxpayer protection and grassroots organizations urge Congress to invoke the Congressional Review Act to reverse a new CFPB rule preventing financial services companies from using arbitration to resolve customer disputes.

June 16, 2017

IPI Applauds GOP For Rejecting Bill Preempting State Malpractice Authority


“As supporters of limited government and the wide berth given to states by the Ninth and Tenth Amendments, we applaud Republicans in Congress for listening to our concerns regarding this bill and therefore pulling this legislation out of respect to the Constitution," said Tom Giovanetti.

June 16, 2017

House Resolution 1215 - Win-Win or Win-Lose?

“It even overrides state constitutional provisions, that the people of the states have added to their constitutions in order to protect patients and people who are injured by medical negligence,” Conservative writer and public policy consultant Dean Clancy said. Opponents of HR 1215 specifically include the Institute for Policy Innovation, the Taxpayer Protection Alliance and the American Bar Association.

June 16, 2017

D.C. Bill Could Nullify TX Medical Malpractice Laws

Medical malpractice laws in Texas and other states would be nullified under a measure in Congress that could be voted on this week. Opponents of HR 1215 include the Institute for Policy Innovation, the Taxpayer Protection Alliance and the American Bar Association.

June 13, 2017

Tort Reform or Constitutional Malpractice?


In attempting to rein in health care costs, Rep. Steve King would impose a federal, top-down pre-emption upon the states, which is a violation of federalism and another example of the over-federalization of law and justice.

June 12, 2017

Proposal in Congress Would Override Texas Medical Malpractice Laws

Medical malpractice laws in Texas and other states would be nullified under a measure in Congress that could be voted on this week. Opponents of HR 1215 include the Institute for Policy Innovation, the Taxpayer Protection Alliance and the American Bar Association.

June 12, 2017

King Measure Under Scrutiny and Criticism

Medical malpractice laws in Iowa and other states would be nullified under a measure in Congress that could be voted on this week. Conservative writer and public policy consultant Dean Clancy says he’s concerned the measure would cancel out any state level malpractice laws. Opponents of HR 1215 include the Institute for Policy Innovation, the Taxpayers Protection Alliance and the American Bar Association.

June 12, 2017

Coalition Letter Opposing the 'Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017'


Coalition letter expressing opposition to H.R.1215, which advances ‘federalization’ of state tort law. This bill is contrary to constitutional principles and represents an undue restriction on freedom. 

 

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