Statements about Consumer Safety

"Eighty percent of the antibiotics in this country are fed to livestock."

"We have no idea what is contained in [electronic cigarette] vapor."  

"Already, a prototype driverless car has traveled more than 300,000 miles in the crowded maze of California streets without a single accident."

"We have a federal government that thinks they have the authority to regulate our toilet seats."

Driving with a dog in your lap is dangerous, in part, because it could fly forward in a crash. "An 80-pound dog at only 30 mph packs a 2,400-pound punch."

"200 consumer laws were destroyed" in 2011 when Gov. Scott Walker signed Act 92.  

Signs letter saying Consumer Product Safety Commission is acting "without consultation or input from the company" to stop the sale of Buckyballs.

Signs letter saying Consumer Product Safety Commission is acting "without consultation or input from the company" to stop the sale of Buckyballs.

Barack Obama’s recess appointment of Richard Cordray "is precisely what then-Sen. Obama claimed would be ‘the wrong thing to do.’"

Richard Cordray’s nomination to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau marks the first time in Senate history "that a political party has blocked a nomination of someone because they didn't like the construction of the agency."

"Foster children are disproportionately victims of identity theft."

Wisconsin bill "grants drug companies and medical device manufacturers immunity from injuries and deaths caused by their products."

"Hair stylists are required to undergo more government scrutiny than foreclosure consultants."

Compact fluorescent light bulbs are "toxic" and "not environmentally friendly."

"The Democrats have already voted to ban our conventional light bulbs ... in favor of dangerous fluorescent light bulbs."

"Since 1980, over 145 incidents have been documented of suction entrapment in swimming pools and spas, including 36 deaths of children."

"Florida is one of only three states that require licenses for commercial interior designers."

Says broken compact fluorescent light bulbs "allegedly cause migraines and epilepsy attacks."  

"Of the top five cities for staged automobile accidents, three are in Florida. … We rank No. 1 in the country in staged auto accidents."

"We are giving almost $2 billion of taxpayer money to the junk food and fast food industries every year to make the (childhood obesity) epidemic worse."

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