February 2017 | Take Justice Back

February 2017

No ACA Replacement Yet, But Congress Has A Master Plan to Take Away Patients' Right

This is not exactly progress. The "Protecting Access to Care Act" (H.R. 1215) doesn't actually help anyone get safe, affordable health care, but it does a bunch of other stuff nobody asked for -- especially health care consumers and anyone who hates brazen federal power grabs. 

Congress' First Move: Bail out Wells Fargo, Samsung, and VW

Tort reformers in Congress are pushing a new bill that would scale back the ability of large groups of consumers to band together and sue businesses. The so-called "Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act" (H.R. 985) is anything but fair to Americans.

“If this bill becomes law, it will deny justice to Americans who suffer from financial fraud and deceptive scams, massive civil and human rights violations, or unsafe products and toxic workplaces that cause horrific injuries and deaths.” said Linda Lipsen, CEO, American Association for Justice.

Robot Driver, Human Fall Guy

If a robot car crashes, who should take the blame? The human, even if they’re not actually driving? The car manufacturer? The software designer?