With no deadline by which a permit decision has to be made, issuing entities can indefinitely postpone consideration of an application, effectively denying it.
Permits were intended to be straightforward and a means to protect the safety and rights of others. But over time they have been used to restrict opportunity and freedom.
The following op-ed was published by Fox Business last week. The Colorado governor signed a bill into law this month that will allow children to operate a lemonade stand. without a permit. You didn’t know they...
The national media is now shining the spotlight on a restrictive Brigham City ordinance requiring a permit for political speech, and requiring permit holders to exercise their individual right within a specially marked...