The Georgia Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling today striking down an absurd state law that prohibited people from earning money by helping mothers learn to nurse their babies. The Goldwater Institute, joined by o...
Each year, Memorial Day provides an opportunity to demonstrate the nation’s deep and enduring appreciation for the countless American patriots who have given their lives to ensure that others may live freely. This Memo...
This Memorial Day weekend, with humble gratitude, we thank the men and women who paid the ultimate price for liberty. As President Reagan reminded us, “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction...
The Goldwater Institute is urging congressional lawmakers to reform the federal civil asset forfeiture system, which allows the government to take, keep, and profit from someone’s property without even charging them w...
Among the greatest threats to the liberty that our constitutional system was designed to protect is the growth of the administrative state. That’s the name given to the bureaucratic entities that, within a generation, have grown so large and powerful that they now threaten not only the future of individual freedom, but even our democratic system of government. And this is true at both the state and federal levels. Read more about it here.
States, cities, counties, and school districts across the country routinely allow government-paid union workers to be released from their official duties to perform work to benefit their unions. The Goldwater Institute analyzed the practices of 150 jurisdictions, three from each state, and was able to document more than 400,000 hours of paid release time annually. Read more about the issue here.
Is it okay to force taxpayers to subsidize private real estate projects? The answer ought to be a clear “no.” These kinds of tax incentives are a clear example of government simply giving away taxpayer dollars to fund real estate developers’ projects. The practice is rampant across the country, but the Goldwater Institute is leading the nation in fighting back in court. Read about one of our latest cases here.
Whether it’s a home or a business, the right to own property is a basic part of what it means..
The right to use our talents, skills, and labor to earn a living is essential to freedom because it allows..
The First Amendment guarantees our freedoms of speech and association, which allow us to learn new ideas, share knowledge, and..
As Washington continues to debate our healthcare system nationwide, there are reforms that can be enacted today to improve access..
The U.S. Constitution provides a basic minimum of protection for individual rights, while leaving states free to enact laws that..
From granting illegal subsidies to imposing needless regulations, government frequently oversteps its constitutional authority — wrongfully spending taxpayer dollars and..
Too many students are trapped in schools that don’t meet their needs, and parents are left without choices for their..
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