The suit alleges that Houston's law violates elements of the First, Fourth, Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments
Senator proposes telling publishers what virtual products they can and cannot sell to children.
The Garden State's plan to ban all grocery store bags could have negative consequences for consumer convenience and the environment.
A New Orleans rapper is charged with child desertion after letting her five-year-old son take a Lyft by himself to school.
Iconic British foods like Christmas pudding and strawberries and cream get censored.
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Prohibiting businesses from going cardless ignores the choices of consumers and businesses alike.
Unlike lawmakers, who are usually are fairly forthright about their goals and intent, the justices have left Californians befuddled with several recent rulings.
Proposed Anti-Soda Bills in California Would Ban Big Gulps, Mandate Warning Labels on Vending Machines
State legislators are preparing to take the nanny state to the next level
It's legal, but the health department thinks it's somehow different when added to other products.
Private schools are holding their ground against surging competition and scared regulators.
Supervisor Aaron Peskin is pitching his bill as a way to help out small business and crackdown on speculating landlords.
It's safe to say this guy would not make a good president.
A new bill would fine businesses up to $300 for giving customers unsolicited paper receipts.
David Leyonhjelm will pursue state office instead to fight restrictive, nannying laws.
Fortunately, fireworks regulations have been getting more liberal with each passing year.
In order to fight obesity, a U.K. health agency wants calorie caps on everything.
At the Start of 2018, Straws Were Legal Almost Everywhere. Now, They're an Endangered Species Across the U.S.
What explains the rapid spread of the ultimate nanny state policy?
Congress Ramps Up War on Sex Workers and Their Customers With Secret Votes on Four New 'Protection' Laws
A national strategy for arresting sex buyers and letting local cops wiretap sex workers are among the approved changes.
Creating more food waste to help the environment
It's been dubbed "NYC's Anti-Airdrop Dick Pic Law," but the bill is much broader than that.
Businesses owners, not politicians, should have the final say over how their customers pay.
Plastic toys, sí! Plastic straws, no!
The former New York mayor's authoritarian record shows he has no real love for America's founding document.
The U.S. government has pushed a lot of bad nutrition advice over the years. Maybe it should stop advising us on what to eat.
The new legislation is more performative than punitive. That doesn't make it a good idea.
No minor joy or modern convenience is safe.
The new ordinance is being amended to include plastic stirrers
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Straw banners will soon have to answer for all the people fined, arrested, or even jailed for violating their petty prohibitions.
When he grows up and gets that food truck, though, he'll probably have a very different experience.
A bill in San Francisco would prohibit new office spaces from having cafeterias on site.
Oops! San Francisco Bubble Tea Company Throws Support Behind Straw Ban Without Realizing It Also Bans All Feasible Replacement Straws
Reading the fine print is important.
The granting or withholding of that approval is a powerful lever over our lives.
The California city has passed what is likely the most severe straw ban in the country.
Residents continue riding the scooters in a stirring display of civil disobedience.
When you give law enforcement a tool that can be used to target someone who has unpopular views, they will use it.