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AEF Challenges “Too Big to Fail” Designation of MetLife
August 29, 2016
In the case of MetLife, Inc v. Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC), the Allied Educational Foundation and its partner, Washington Legal Foundation, have filed a brief before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit in support of MetLife”s challenge to its designation of “Too Big to Fail” by the FSOC, which was created under the Dodd-Frank Act. MetLife is an insurance company that does not engage in any high risk activity that contributed to the 2008 financial collapse. By being designated as “Too Big to Fail”, MetLife is now subject to unnecessary government control and ...
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Allied Educational Foundation Wins Case in Support of Ohio Early Voting Rules
August 29, 2016
In the case of Ohio Democratic Party v. Husted, the Sixth Circuit Appeals Court upheld the position advocated by the Allied Educational Foundation and its partner, Judicial Watch, that a State has the right to control its early voting rules. Ohio had reduced its early voting period from 35 to 29 days which the Democratic Party had challenged as discriminatory against minorities. This is a ridiculous position since nearly a third of the States do not permit early voting and various studies indicate that early voting (as distinguished from absentee balloting) may increase voter fraud, confuse vo...
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