Are the Feds Using a Back-Door Lawmaking Power to Hurt Businesses?

By Lamar Alexander and James Lankford, National Review Online

It’s very hard to pass a federal law in the United States, and for good reason. Our revolution was against a king; our Founders established a government of elected representatives who would reflect the voters’ will and who were expected to show restraint in making laws. In fact, the Constitution made sure that they were well restrained.

Summer of Franchise Discontent

By Bill McMorris, The Washington Free Beacon

The International Franchise Association plans on flooding Congress with small business owners over the summer to remind lawmakers about the consequences of regulatory targeting.

Ambushing Employers’ Speech Rights

By Thomas M. Johnson Jr., The Wall Street Journal

A popular narrative since the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision in 2010 posits that corporations have displaced political and religious minorities as the principal beneficiaries of First Amendment rights.

The new NLRB election rules: Stop this ambush

The Tribune-Review

With President Obama vetoing the GOP-controlled Congress’ attempt to block his National Labor Relations Board’s new “ambush election” rules, courts must uphold workers’ and employers’ rights against the administration’s latest sop to its Big Labor puppet-masters.

Employee Rights Act would help workers

The Gazette

The Employee Rights Act ( is a common sense solution to provide an array of protections in the workplace. Imagine an act of Congress that empowers individuals over big business and unions that no longer earn the support of dues-paying members.

Obama Likely to Veto Resolution to Overturn NLRB Rule

By Melanie Trottman and Kristina Peterson, The Wall Street Journal

The House this week is expected to pass a GOP-led resolution to overturn a National Labor Relations Board rule that would streamline union-organizing elections, setting up what is likely to be the fourth veto by President Barack Obama since he took office.