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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


Banning Plastic Straws Won't Save the Oceans

February 7 2020
by Julie Gunlock


Video: Ocean Pollution is a Real Problem

February 6 2020
by IWF Staff


WATCH LIVE: Independent Women's Forum to Testify Before House Subcommittee on Environment, Effects of Proposed MATS Regulations

February 6 2020
by IWF Staff


Using Alarmism To Bash Synthetic Meat

February 3 2020
by Julie Gunlock


Johnson & Johnson’s Tough Choice: Consumer Confidence or Survival?

January 30 2020
by Julie Gunlock


Vaping and Taxation

January 15 2020
by Julie Gunlock


The Fracking Effect

January 15 2020
by Charlotte Hays


Two Truths And A Lie: Straw Bans

January 14 2020
by Julie Gunlock


Sexist Outrage: Men Not Flocking to “Little Women” Remake

January 14 2020
by Charlotte Hays


Senator Warren, It's More Important to be Safe than to Feel Safe

January 6 2020
by Laura Carno


Bah Humbug: 5 Things We Depend On That Were Banned in 2019

December 24 2019
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Breaking News: Nerf Guns aren't Real Guns

December 23 2019
by Julie Gunlock


An update on vaping: New laws, frivolous lawsuits, and worrisome lung infections

December 23 2019
by Julie Gunlock and Jennifer Braceras


Did President Trump REALLY Insult Greta Thunberg?

December 16 2019
by Charlotte Hays


Time's Person of the Year: Greta Thunberg

December 11 2019
by Charlotte Hays


Washington Post Fashion Writer So Nasty about First Lady's Coat that She Skips Mocking White House Christmas Decorations

December 3 2019
by Charlotte Hays


Environmentalists: The Latest Crop of Thanksgiving Grinches

November 27 2019
by Vicki E. Alger


Two Truths and a Lie: Antibiotics in Meat

November 26 2019
by Julie Gunlock


The Latest on Vaping

November 4 2019
by Julie Gunlock


Is Booze Bad Again?

October 21 2019
by Julie Gunlock


Two Truths and a Lie: Teen Vaping

October 15 2019
by Julie Gunlock


Governor Newsom Loses the ACLU on his Latest Red Flag Scheme

October 14 2019
by Laura Carno


Hyperbole Alert: Fortnite As Addictive As Cocaine!

October 8 2019
by Julie Gunlock


Panicked Climate Change Supporter Advocates for Eating Babies While AOC Shrugs it Off

October 7 2019
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


Banning E-cigs Will Lead to More Smoking and Grow the Black Market

September 30 2019
by Julie Gunlock


Two Truths and a Lie: LED Bulbs

September 24 2019
by Heather Madden


Unlike General Public, Millennials and Candidates Rank Climate Change as Top Concern

September 9 2019
by Betsy Pearson


Is There A Teen Vaping Epidemic?

September 5 2019
by Julie Gunlock


Gov. Whitmer Creates Health Crisis in Michigan

September 4 2019
by Julie Gunlock


Don’t Freak Out Before School Starts

September 4 2019
by Julie Gunlock


VIDEO: Is There A Teen Vaping Epidemic?

September 1 2019
by IWF Staff


Two Truths and a Lie: Pesticides

August 28 2019
by Julie Gunlock


Marianne Williamson Denies Modern Day Medicine

August 26 2019
by Betsy Pearson


VIDEO: Back To School School Supplies Won't Harm Your Child

August 25 2019
by IWF Staff


Plastic Water Bottles Booted from San Fran Airport and It’s a Bad Idea

August 21 2019
by Patrice Lee Onwuka


VIDEO: When Green Activists Ignore Science To Punish Big Business, Consumers Lose

August 6 2019
by IWF Staff


Good News! No Need To Eat Your Placenta

August 6 2019
by Julie Gunlock


Two Truths and a Lie: Vaccines

July 30 2019
by Julie Gunlock


Netflix Censors Smoking on Stranger Things

July 15 2019
by Betsy Pearson


Julie Gunlock on Why the Anti-Vaxxer Movement is Responsible for the Reemergence of Measles

June 28 2019
by Beverly Hallberg


Gottlieb: A Little Too Late on E-Cigarettes

June 25 2019
by Julie Gunlock


VIDEO: Why Vaccines Are Important

June 21 2019
by IWF Staff


Two Truths and a Lie: BPA

June 11 2019
by Julie Gunlock


Two Truths & a Lie: Parabens

June 4 2019
by Julie Gunlock


Two Truths and a Lie: Organic Food

May 14 2019
by Julie Gunlock


Colorado Gov. to Tax E-cigarettes

April 24 2019
by Julie Gunlock


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


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