The U.S., over the last century, has created, with the help of citizen’s movements, advocacy organizations and progressive policy makers, a body of law that have made our air and water cleaner, our workplaces safer, our food healthier and our families more secure. 

For each of the issues below, we have quotes, articles, studies and resources that debunk conservative predictions about the specific laws and regulations that passed in the last century.  In some cases we include quotes of laws that haven’t passed to demonstrate the consistency of opposition to common sense protections.