S. 2695 (114th): Anti-Trust Freedom Act of 2016

S. 2695, the Anti-Trust Freedom Act, would legalize monopolies and trusts. For over a century, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has been in charge of preventing any companies from taking over (or almost taking over) an entire industry. The logic is that monopolies and trusts raise prices for consumers and strangle competition. Paul’s bill would repeal a hundred years’ worth ... Continue reading »



Mar 16, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 16, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Rand Paul

Senator from Kentucky



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Mar 16, 2016

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