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Mandy Gunasekara

"Many of the policies being pushed by the Left require the American people to accept a diminished state of independence, personal property rights, or swallow extra costs. Proponents often use fear as a means to scare people into accepting these bad policies, and climate is a favored boogie-man of the Left."

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"Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored." - Aldous Huxley

Economy

Fact.

New 1099-K tax reporting rules have a disproportionate effect on women.
  • Women dominate gig economy work when separating out ridesharing and delivery services.
  • Women are selling used kids’ clothes, engaged in food/grocery delivery, tutoring, babysitting, and other activities arranged through online apps. 

By: Patrice Onwuka

Community

Fact.

We need reforms to improve the child welfare system.
  • When parents clearly cannot rehabilitate, officials need not drag matters out for children.
  • We don’t have enough homes for children who need foster care, so we need to protect faith-based foster agencies, who do most of the work in this space, from activists trying to shut them down.
  • We must realize that even if policies mitigated the shortage of foster families, some vulnerable children would still have behavioral and mental health problems that need residential care.

By: Naomi Schaefer Riley

Culture

Fact.

The anti-vaping campaign is not based on science.
  • Since their introduction, e-cigarettes have helped millions of American adults quit smoking combustible cigarettes.
  • But policymakers and regulators continue to challenge adult access to alternatives to smoking and lie to parents about youth vaping to get them to demand that e-cigarettes and flavored vape liquids be removed from the marketplace.
  • In fact, e-cigarettes have helped to accelerate significant declines in smoking among youth and young adults.

By: Lindsey Stroud

Health

Fact.

HHS must let the COVID-19 public health emergency declaration expire.
  • The end of the Public Health Emergency determination will—among other things—allow states to remove ineligible enrollees from the Medicaid program, which ballooned during the pandemic.
  • Overloading Medicaid with too many enrollees takes resources away from those who need them most.
  • It also keeps too many people on inferior public coverage when they could otherwise be on private insurance plans, costs taxpayers in the form of increased social spending, and moves our public policy closer to government-controlled health care and farther from a vibrant, competitive private marketplace.

By: Hadley Heath Manning

Personal Freedom

Fact.

Our gun control policies aren’t working.
  • Carrying a firearm is a very serious choice, and it’s a choice many people won’t make. Everyone’s life circumstances are unique to his or her situation.
  • Many women choose a firearm because it is “the great equalizer.” Women who are victims of violence are statistically smaller in stature than their assailants. There might also be multiple assailants.
  • The key is choice for self-defense. If a firearm is not the right choice for any individual, then that is her choice. But the government—at any level—should not determine that choice.

By: Laura Carno

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