Archive for the ‘california’ Category

Comments Off on Anti-Development Forces Kill Free-Market Housing Reform in California

REASON – A flawed but promising California housing reform bill died yesterday, killed by local governments and anti-development activists. Senate Bill 827—which would have deregulated housing construction near transit stops—was shot down by a 6–4 vote in California Senate’s Housing and Transportation Committee. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Scott Weiner (D–San Francisco), would have overridden […]

Comments Off on California’s War on ‘Economic Crimes’ Sounds Like Something From Soviet Russia

Southern Watchman says: Splitting up CA into three states is a fantastic idea. It will help to isolate the insanity flowing from the liberal leaning cities and better protect the arguably sane rural areas and people of CA. Cheers and watch your six, – Southern Watchman   REASON – For those of us who grew […]

Comments Off on No, Starbucks Coffee Won’t Give You Cancer

REASON – At a glance, warning people about substances that can cause cancer seems like a sensible way to protect the public health. California’s Proposition 65 requires companies to inform their employees and consumers if their products expose them to “chemicals that cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.” But as so many regulations […]

Comments Off on Why Is California Going After Your Morning Cup Of Coffee?

LIBERTY REVIEW – A judge in Los Angeles ruled Wednesday that Starbuck’s, Peet’s, and many other retailers face potentially massive liability under California law for not warning consumers that naturally occurring substances in roasted coffee beans can cause cancer, at least in lab animals. Absurd? Outrageous? Yes. But the scorn and outrage should be directed […]