The tyranny of occupational licensing

In March 2014 the Institute for Justice filed suit on behalf of Celeste Kelly, Grace Granatelli and Stacey Kollman against the Arizona State Veterinary Medical Examining Board. IJ reports, “each [woman] turned their lifelong love of animals into their own businesses through which they offer animal massage. Massaging horses is Celeste [Kelly]’s livelihood; Grace [Granatelli] […]

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The secession debate has a new flavor

Every few years it seems the political compass flips around. You may recall following Barack Obama’s re-election, petitions were placed on the White House petition website supporting secession for Texas and several other states. While petitions ultimately went up for all 50 states, only the Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Tennessee and Texas petitions gathered the […]

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