Supreme Court says abortion clinic buffer zone unconstitutional

Sean Lengell The Washington Examiner 6/26/2014

The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a Massachusetts law that set 35-foot buffer zones around abortion clinics, saying it violated the First Amendment free speech rights of protesters.

The unanimous decision is a victory for anti-abortion activists and even some liberal-leaning groups who feared the law, if upheld, […]

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Grants Itself Authority to Shut Down Any Business at Anytime

Katie Pavlich Townhall 6/19/2014

Last week the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, through the power of Dodd-Frank, passed a rule giving the agency unprecedented power to shut down businesses, no matter what the reason, at any time it wishes through a cease-and-desist order. Further, the rule puts businesses at the mercy of the CFPB and they […]

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau already sinking into scandal

Jazz Shaw Hot Air 6/21/2014

It’s great to have Uncle Sam looking out for the little guy, isn’t it? That’s why it was such a super-duper, nifty idea for Washington to summon into being the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. It was created as part of the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act back […]

Texas bank launches constitutional challenge to Dodd-Frank financial reform law

AEIdeas American Enterprise Institute 6/21/2012

If the U.S. Supreme Court throws out President Obama’s healthcare law this month, the only other remaining major achievement from the president’s first term would be, arguably, the Dodd-Frank financial reform law.

But that may be in jeopardy, too.

A Texas community bank is today filing a challenge to Dodd-Frank, […]