Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Public Citizen Filed a Lawsuit Against President Trump

Public Citizen serves as the People’s Voice in the Nation’s Capital. Since their founding in 1971, they have delved into an array of areas, but their work on each issue shares an overarching goal: To ensure that All Citizens are represented in the Halls of Power.

Public Citizen is a Nonprofit organization that does not participate in Partisan Political Activities or endorse any Candidates for Elected Office.

Public Citizen v. Donald J. Trump:

- In a Unilateral Directive issued in just his second week in office, Trump essentially ordered the Government to Stop issuing New Health and Safety, Financial, Environmental, Workplace and other Vital Public Protections.

- Trump’s Executive Order will allow Big Business to Exploit Workers, Wall Street to rip off Consumers, Dirty Energy companies to Pollute, Big Pharma to continue Price Gouging, Auto Makers to sell Dangerous Cars, and on and on.

- It will be nearly impossible for the Government to carry out its Duties under Popular and Effective laws like the Clean Air Act, the Motor Vehicle Safety Act, and the Occupational Safety and Health Act, to name a few.

- Even after the Wall Street crash, the BP Oil Disaster and other failures that resulted from letting Corporations “Regulate” themselves, the American people will be forced to suffer still MORE Corporate recklessness and Greed.

- The Executive Order requires that for every New Regulation adopted, Two must be Eliminated — a nonsensical standard with absolutely no basis in Law.

- Especially insidious is an Edict that Regulations be evaluated only by inflating Estimates of their Cost to Businesses while completely ignoring their substantially greater — and real — benefits to Society.

- This Executive Order will mean more Contaminated Food, an Accelerated Rush to Climate Catastrophe, more Dangerous Cars and Trucks, more Workplace Injuries and Deaths, slashed Consumer Rights, more Oil Spills, more Human Misery. All unnecessary. All preventable.

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