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    Congress and Cell Phone Unlocking

    FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai gave the keynote address at a forum un cell phone “unlocking,” a prohibited practice that could allow consumers to re-use phones once their service contract ends.

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    Immigration Law Reform

    Panelists talked about solutions for U.S. immigration problems. Topics included Arizona’s immigration law, college students forced to leave the country due to immigration status, and costs…

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    State Immigration Laws

    Panelists talked about some state laws enacted to address immigration problems. They spoke about the results of current research into the effects of recent state immigration laws in…

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    The Deniers

    Lawrence Solomon talked about his book, The Deniers: The World-Renowned Scientists Who Stood Up Against Global Warming Hysteria, Political Persecution, and Fraud, published by Richard…

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    Eco-Freaks

    John Berlau talked about his book, Eco-Freaks: Environmentalism Is Hazardous to Your Health!, published by Nelson Current. He argued that environmentalists, and the environmental movement in general, harm people…

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    State of Airline Competition

    The panelists talked about international competition in the airline industry, including how the industry could be made more competitive and less regulated. Among the issues addressed were…

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    Federal Regulatory Practices

    Representative DeLay spoke about the need for deregulation to encourage business competition. He also talked about the role of government, the costs of regulation, and monitoring regulators.

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    California Energy Crisis

    Mr. Smith spoke about the California energy shortage and its implications for national energy policy. Among the topics he addressed were outdated industry regulation, the impacts of the…

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    Airline Pricing Regulations

    Representatives from airline companies and economic groups talked about the regulation of airline ticket prices.

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    Insurance Industry and Catastrophic Disasters

    Panelists discussed the reform of catastrophic insurance which covers for natural disasters. They examined the problems with and alternatives to government subsidies to insure against the…

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    Private Insurance in a Free Society

    Mr. Smith opened a conference on insurance regulation reform. He stressed that the insurance industry and those seeking insurance should decide whether the risks of certain activities are…

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    Environmental Education

    Mr. Sanera and Ms. Shaw released their report, “Facts, Not Fear: A Parents' Guide to Teaching Children about the Environment.” The purpose of the guide was to lessen fear and guilt and to…

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    Alcohol Labeling

    Mr. Kazman announced a lawsuit by the Competitive Enterprise Institute against the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms to allow statements about the medical benefits of moderate alcohol…

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    Environmental Legacy of Farm Subsidies

    Participants talked to reporters about agricultural programs that contaminate the environment by encouraging the usage of chemicals and the farming of marginal lands. They also emphasized…

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