Press Releases (page 7)

Congressman Jim Moran Proposes Misguided Bag Tax

Today the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) criticized Congressman Jim Moran’s (D-Va.) proposed legislation that would levy a nationwide five-cent tax on plastic bags. If passed, the ban…
Posted April 27, 2011 at 12:00 am

This Earth Day, Help the Environment, Skip the Reusable Bag

  Today, the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) advises consumers to cast a skeptical eye on environmental activists’ claims that reusable or…
Posted April 22, 2011 at 12:00 am

Consumer Group: Taxing Soda Isn’t Going to Solve California’s Health or Debt Woes

  Today the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) opposed the position of a new study released by the California Center for Public Health Advocacy supporting a penny-per-ounce…
Posted April 21, 2011 at 12:00 am

Watchdog Group’s Times Square Billboard Blasts Humane Society of the United States

  Today HumaneWatch.org, a project of the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF), unveiled a new billboard in New York’s Times Square criticizing the Humane Society of…
Posted April 19, 2011 at 12:00 am

Watchdog Group Questions Motives of Humane Society of the United States President’s Book Tour

  Through its “HumaneWatch.org” project, the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) is criticizing today’s release of The Bond, a new book by Humane Society of the United…
Posted April 5, 2011 at 12:00 am

New Survey: Majority of Consumers Unaware of Excessive Lead and Bacteria Levels in Reusable Bags

Today, the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) released findings from a new survey that found an overwhelming majority of Americans are not at all aware of the health concerns,…
Posted March 30, 2011 at 12:00 am

PETA Killed a Shocking 94 Percent of Adoptable Dogs and Cats in its Care During 2010

Today the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) published documents online showing that People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) killed a staggering 94 percent of the adoptable…
Posted March 21, 2011 at 12:00 am

New Poll: Majority of Americans Against Proposals to Tax or Ban Plastic Bags

Today, the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) released a new poll indicating that over 65% of Americans oppose proposals that seek to ban or place a tax on…
Posted March 15, 2011 at 12:00 am

Consumer Group to Texas State Senator: Abandon Misguided Soda Tax

Today the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) criticized Texas State Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.’s (D-Brownsville) proposed legislation, SB 1004, which would place a penny-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages…
Posted March 1, 2011 at 12:00 am

Pennsylvania State Senator Proposes Misguided Bag Tax

Today, the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) criticized Pennsylvania State Senator Daylin Leach’s (D-Montgomery/Delaware) proposed legislation, SB 590, that would place a two-cent tax on plastic bags…
Posted February 21, 2011 at 12:00 am