CEI Today: Drone regulation, Internet gambling moratorium, taxpayer-funded activism, and more

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
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CIVILIAN DRONE REGULATION - MARC SCRIBNER


CEI Report: Keep the Skies Open for Drones
 

“Drone technology is poised to transform the way we live and work, offering great potential for precision agriculture, aerial surveying and photography, infrastructure inspection, disaster response, parcel delivery, and many other applications,” said Scribner. “The biggest risk to drone technology is well-meaning but overzealous policy makers eager to legislate or regulate restrictions on future applications,” said report author Marc Scribner. > Read more

> Interview Marc Scribner

 

NEW TACTIC FOR INTERNET GAMBLING BAN - MICHELLE MINTON

 

Unable to ban Internet gambling, lawmakers try for moratorium

Opponents of online gambling in Congress have tried to ban it repeatedly, and failed every time. Now they’re back with a new tactic—a two-year “study” bill and online gambling moratorium. But if you want to place bets on that moratorium ever being “temporary,” you may find better odds in Vegas. And the bill’s biggest supporter couldn’t be happier about that. > Read The Hill commentary

> Interview Michelle Minton

 

TAXPAYER-FUNDED ACTIVISM - ANGELA LOGOMASINI

Taxpayer-funded anti-BPA activism is the real danger


Alarmist claims about the chemical Bisphenol A (BPA) have reached an absurd level. According to the website Treehugger.com, a new study shows that exposure to BPA can make humans lazy and eventually obese from lack of exercise. Such claims continue to populate the Internet thanks to taxpayer funded junk-science studies about this chemical. > Read The Examiner commentary

> Interview Angela Logomasini
 



 




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