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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


Two Truths and a Lie: Sunscreen

April 23 2019
by Julie Gunlock


Do You Really Need Government to Tell You This?

April 22 2019
by Julie Gunlock


California's War on Cleanliness

April 18 2019
by Julie Gunlock


Anti-Vaccine Hysteria is Leading to Disease Outbreaks

April 9 2019
by Julie Gunlock


No, Prince Harry Does Not Want to Ban Fortnite

April 6 2019
by Julie Gunlock


Banning Plastic Bags in NY Won’t Save the Environment but Could Make People Sicker

April 4 2019
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Who Were the Dems Who Voted Against the Green New Deal?

March 28 2019
by Charlotte Hays


Congressman: The Green New Deal Is Elitist

March 27 2019
by Charlotte Hays


Public Power, Private Gain: Issues in Third-Party Litigation Finance

March 21 2019
by Erin Hawley


DOJ Calls For Dismissal of NYC's Climate Lawsuit

March 21 2019
by Erin Hawley


Gov. Bevin's Bad Advice on Vaccines

March 21 2019
by Julie Gunlock


Two Truths and a Lie: Vaping

March 19 2019
by Julie Gunlock


Hey Connecticut, Soda Bans Don’t Make Kids Healthier!

February 4 2019
by Julie Gunlock


The FDA’s Refusal to Promote E-Cigarettes is a Public Health Crisis

February 1 2019
by Julie Gunlock


Colorado Follows California Mandates on Electric Vehicles

February 1 2019
by Amy Cooke


Can you identify which of the following is NOT true about GMOs?

January 30 2019
by Julie Gunlock


America--Home of the Brave...Except When Parenting

January 24 2019
by Julie Gunlock


Progress and Innovation Makes Life Better

January 2 2019
by Julie Gunlock


San Francisco Cafeteria Ban: City Officials Should Put Freedom Back on the Menu

December 19 2018
by Vicki E. Alger


School Lunches--Still Healthy, Better Tasting

December 10 2018
by Julie Gunlock


PETA Wants to End “Speciesist” Language in Your Everyday Conversations

December 6 2018
by Betsy Pearson


PETA Says Eating Eggs Makes You a Bad Feminist

December 5 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Yellow Vs. Green in the Paris Riots?

December 4 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Social Justice Warriors Miss the Moral Lessons in Rudolph

December 1 2018
by Julie Gunlock


The Defendants

November 7 2018
by Amy Cooke


Is Milk Racist? Patrice Responds

November 6 2018
by Julie Gunlock


Health Obsessed Blogger Recommends Expensive Organic Treats This Halloween

October 31 2018
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High powered legal team for plaintiffs in the Boulder climate lawsuit

October 31 2018
by Amy Cooke


Women in the Food and Agriculture Field Want to Push Back on Alarmism

October 31 2018
by Julie Gunlock


What’s happening with the Boulder climate lawsuit…

October 25 2018
by Amy Cooke


No! Your Fast Food Burger Isn't Contaminated with Antibiotics

October 18 2018
by Julie Gunlock


Vogue Fashion Blogger: Who's Up for Burning It All Down?

October 10 2018
by Charlotte Hays


Praise for Rodan + Fields--Working to Push Back on Alarmism

October 10 2018
by Julie Gunlock


How Vaping Helped One Woman Quit Smoking

October 10 2018
by Julie Gunlock


LaCroix Won't Kill You (I can't believe I just wrote that...)

October 7 2018
by Julie Gunlock


Paris Government Attempts to be Eco-Friendly with Outdoor Urinals

September 4 2018
by Betsy Pearson


The Brady House Did Not Endanger the Brady Bunch

September 3 2018
by Julie Gunlock


Polls: Americans Cool to Plastic Straws but Don’t Want Them Banned

August 27 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Will Congress Stop the FDA from Going After Our “Milk”?

August 23 2018
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Glyphosate in Cereal: Another Myth Promoted by Unethical Green Groups

August 16 2018
by Julie Gunlock


Vegans Claim 4-H is Child Abuse

August 9 2018
by Betsy Pearson


Young Consumers Fall for the Fallacy of “Natural” Beauty Products

August 3 2018
by Betsy Pearson


When It Comes To Infant Nutrition, Nuances Matter. Not Politics.

August 2 2018
by Jamie Wells


Young Adults Have a Hard Time at the Grocery Store

July 31 2018
by Betsy Pearson


Boulder Climate Lawsuit Update: What do recently dismissed cases mean for Boulder?

July 25 2018
by Amy Cooke


"Mom Shaming" Over Using Baby Bottles Got So Bad That A Midwives Organization Had To Come To The Rescue

July 20 2018
by Jamie Wells


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


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