Why does government regulate business?

Answer Government regulation of business is often seen as a necessary evil of the free market economic system. The United States has local, state and national levels of government regulation on businesses... Read More »

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Does the government regulate health insurance companies?

The government regulates health insurance companies at the state and federal levels, according to Georgetown University's Health Policy Institute. In 1944, Congress declared that insurance company ... Read More »

Does the government regulate natural health care products?

According to the current FDA rules, the manufacturer does not have to prove that a "natural health care product" is either safe or effective before selling it to the consumer. There are "good man... Read More »

Should the government regulate violence on the media?

Can the government regulate newspaper boxes at bus stops?

No, it cannot. First Amendment lawyers and newspaper officials say attempts by governmental bodies to regulate the placement of newspaper boxes at bus stops would violate the right to free speech. ... Read More »