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Institute for Justice Asks Supreme Court to Correct 'Dangerous' Robocall Ruling

Apr 02, 2020 - Targeted News Service

The Institute for Justice issued the following news release:

Everyone hates robocalls. But last year, the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Congress's attempt to regulate robocalls--through the Telephone Consumer Protection Act-- violated the First Amendment. Instead of banning all robocalls, Congress had banned robocalls on some topics while allowing robocalls that discussed other topics (like certain kinds of debt collection). So far, so normal: Courts have for decades held...