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PROGRESS AND INNOVATION

Americans are bombarded with messages about how everyday products and activities threaten their health and the health of their children; politicians and government regulators then use this alarmism to promote regulations that expand their power. The costs of this dynamic are serious: wasted tax dollars, higher costs and inferior goods for consumers, fewer jobs in companies navigating through red tape, and a needlessly worried, less free American populace. IWF probes into the science, and highlights the costs we pay for the over-regulation of American life. IWF also promotes common sense energy policy, and explains how radical environmentalism backfires on American families, raises the prices of everyday goods and services, and discourages economic growth.

Categories:  Agriculture,  Chemicals,  Child Safety,  Energy,  Food Freedom


Magazine: Strawless Starbucks Containers Actually Use More Plastic

July 18 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Who Loses When Products Are Banned

July 13 2018
by Julie Gunlock


Cowards at Krogers

July 11 2018
by Julie Gunlock


Suck This Up: Seattle Bans Plastic Straws

July 2 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Judge: The Courts Should Stay In Their Lane

June 27 2018
by Julie Gunlock


Facts About Boulder's Climate Change Lawsuit

June 26 2018
by Amy Cooke


World No Tobacco Day: Let's Recognize the Potential of E-Cigarettes

May 31 2018
by Julie Gunlock


Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: Is Moral Panic Preventing Us from Thinking Clearly about E-Cigarettes?

May 16 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Hysteria Comes to Black Hair Care Products – Again

May 16 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Moral Panic Over E-Cigarettes Carries a High Cost

May 16 2018
by Julie Gunlock


4 ways this year’s farm bill is even worse than the last

May 15 2018
by caroline kitchens


Mamavation: Your Deodorant Can Reduce Your IQ

May 15 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Kids and Sleep: Are Americans Too Nervous?

May 1 2018
by Julie Gunlock


Knife Control Now Hot Topic in U.K.

April 27 2018
by Charlotte Hays


The FDA Cracks Down on Juul

April 25 2018
by Julie Gunlock


Earth Day 2018: Plastics don’t deserve the bad rap

April 18 2018
by Amy Cooke


Media Panic over E-cigarettes will Harm Smokers

April 18 2018
by Julie Gunlock


Green Groups Stunned by Knowledgable Judge

April 9 2018
by Erin Hawley


RFS Creates Strange Bedfellows

March 21 2018
by Julie Gunlock


How Young Is Too Young for Protest? A National Gun-Violence Walkout Tests Schools

March 13 2018
by Julie Gunlock


A Belgian Man Faces Stiff Fine for Sexist Remark

March 7 2018
by


It's Melatonin, Not Hard Drugs!

March 6 2018
by Julie Gunlock


BPA Safety Confirmed Again

February 26 2018
by Julie Gunlock


The Florida Shooting Brought Out the Best in a Lot of People. But Not Everybody

February 21 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Nanny State: Laundry Pods Should Have Labels Reminding People Not to Eat Them

February 9 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Blow-Drying without a License Can Carry Jail Time in Arizona

February 6 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Twitter Parenting Experts and Their Sick, Sick Imaginations

February 5 2018
by Julie Gunlock


QUIZ: What is a GMO?

February 1 2018
by Staff


GMOs Can Help World Hunger

January 30 2018
by Julie Gunlock


Testimony Before FDA Advisory Committee

January 26 2018
by Julie Gunlock


Tennessee "Hair Cops" Ensure that Your Barber Will Have a Diploma

January 23 2018
by


Obesity Alarmists Get To Work Fat Shaming the President

January 17 2018
by Julie Gunlock


Raw Water—The New Year’s Biggest (and Most Dangerous) Scam

January 4 2018
by Julie Gunlock


The Truth About Trump's Move to Downsize National Monuments

December 21 2017
by Ericka Andersen Sylvester


The CDC's Seven Word Myth--The Little Lie That Could

December 20 2017
by Julie Gunlock


Cookie Dough Killer?

December 13 2017
by Julie Gunlock


Stars Can Do Good

December 11 2017
by Julie Gunlock


School Lunch Makeover Results in More Chubby Kids

November 30 2017
by Julie Gunlock


Green Activists Want Moms To Be Too Scared to Shop

November 28 2017
by Julie Gunlock


Hoff Sommers: #MeToo Movement Is at Risk of Blaming All Men

November 27 2017
by Charlotte Hays


Halloween Anxiety

October 30 2017
by Julie Gunlock


Are Our Kids Too Fragile?

October 27 2017
by Charlotte Hays


Should Your Daughter Be a Boy Scout?

October 25 2017
by Charlotte Hays


What If Your Culturally Insensitive Tot Wants to Dress as Princess Moana for Halloween?

October 24 2017
by Charlotte Hays


The Girl Scouts Go on Defense

October 13 2017
by Julie Gunlock


Chicago Repeals Massive Soda Tax

October 11 2017
by Julie Gunlock


Wisconsin's Move Toward Food Freedom

October 6 2017
by Julie Gunlock


New York Times: Obesity Was Rising in Ghana. Then Came KFC

October 2 2017
by Charlotte Hays


Focus on Resilience, Not Devastation, in Houston

September 1 2017
by Charlotte Hays


What the Media Isn't Telling You about Those EPA Resignations

August 8 2017
by Charlotte Hays


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