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Dec 18, 2017
FOUNDATION FOR ECONOMIC EDUCATION

The Cronyism Behind Your Contact Lenses

By Bill Wirtz - Nothing is as frustrating than not being able to see. According to the The Vision Council Research (2015), 76 percent of the adult population in the US uses some sort of vision correction....

Oct 10, 2017
FREE MARKET CONTACTS

Optometrist Ally Sings: Signs, Signs, Everywhere a Sign

By Chuck Muth – Have you ever noticed the various workplace signs hanging in retail stores and business offices outlining labor laws, safety rules, employment non-discrimination prohibitions, etc.?  Have you ever taken time to actually read them?...

Oct 3, 2017
BOZEMAN DAILY CHRONICLE

Montana Senators Should Fight for Consumer Choice

By Jon Knokey – As a state representative, I have a responsibility to protect my constituents’ consumer rights from unfair business practices. Government should ensure an even playing field for its citizens; an arena where perseverance and...

Sep 8, 2017
THE CLARION-LEDGER

Congress Shouldn’t Weaken Contact Lens Law: George Flaggs

By George Flaggs - Competition and the free market are cornerstones of the Mississippi and American economies, but some products still experience anticompetitive behavior, which raises prices and hampers innovation. The contact lens market is one...