Talking Points on the Environment #33: Why Global Warming Might be Good

Global warming could save thousands of human lives. While many fear global warming could increase the intensity and frequency of storms, information offered by the George C. Marshall Institute suggests otherwise. According to that group, severe storms are more closely ...

Talking Points on the Environment #32: Top 5 Reasons the EPA’s Proposed New Clean Air Standards Are a Bad Idea

Number 5. The number of cities in noncompliance would almost triple. Seventy-four cities have not attained the current air quality standards. According to the House Commerce Committee, that number could almost triple to 184 cities under the new standards. "Nonattainment" ...

Talking Points on the Environment #31: EPA’s New Clean Air Standards Could Place Children at Greater Risk

In November 1996, the EPA proposed new, more stringent standards for particulate matter (soot) and ozone (smog), arguing that stringent air pollution standards could prevent some 250,000 cases of serious respiratory problems in children, some of them life-threatening. But instead ...

Cure to Global Warming Could Be Worse Than the Disease

Introduction This December, world leaders will meet in Kyoto, Japan to sign an amendment to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (the Rio Treaty) that will require signatory nations to meet strict targets and timetables for reducing their ...

Legal Brief: Mental Health Standards a Stress; Milk-A-Lawsuit; Attorney Calls for “Revolution” in the Legal Profession; Tort D’Jour

Mental Health Standards a Stress Investor's Business Daily reports that although most courts are keeping high standards in lawsuits against employees by workers claiming to be mentally ill, there still are some bizarre claims to consider: 1) A customer service ...

Taxpayers, Religious People, Internet Users, Handguns Owners Shut Out of Court

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Press Release The National Center for Public Policy Research For Immediate Release: June 27, 1997 Contact: Amy Ridenour (202) 507-6398 or [email protected] Taxpayers, Religious People, Internet Users, Handgun Owners Shut Out of Court:Millions Affected by Supreme Court Decisions This Week ...

State Authority/Gun Rights: Full Text, Including Opinions, of the Supreme Court Decision in Printz v. United States

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES PRINTZ, SHERIFF/CORONER, RAVALLI COUNTY, MONTANA v. UNITED STATES CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUITSyllabusNo. 95-1478Argued December 3, 1996-Decided June 27, 1997*Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act provisions require the Attorney General ...

Internet Regulation: Full Text of the Supreme Court Decision in Reno v. American Civil Liberties Union

Supreme Court of the United States RENO, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES, ET AL. v. AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION ET AL. APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIANo. 96-511.Argued March 19, 1997-Decided June 26, ...

Line Item Veto: Full text of the Supreme Court Decision in Raines v. Byrd

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATESRAINES, DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, ET AL. v. BYRD ET AL. APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIANo. 96­1671. Argued May 27, 1997-Decided June 26, 1997 SyllabusAppellees, Members of the ...

Assisted Suicide: Full Text of the Supreme Court Decision in Vacco v. Quill

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES   DENNIS C. VACCO, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF NEW YORK, Et Al., Petitionersv. TIMOTHY E. QUILL Et Al. 95-1858CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT No. 95-1858. Argued January 8, 1997-Decided June 26, ...