Rep. Terese Berceau: Nothing left to lose after this legislative session
Gov. Scott Walker and legislative Republicans are stripping Wisconsinites of their legal protections to an extent I have never seen during my tenure in the state Assembly. We are not merely seeing attacks on workers’ rights, women’s rights, and voter’s rights — which are all pretty horrendous — but we are also experiencing attacks on the rights of consumers under the guise of improving our business climate.
Eliminating your right to justice and recourse when you have been harmed by a business or product explicitly contradicts the Republicans’ message of individual freedom and responsibility. Instead, their motto should be: “You’re on your own.” But the deck is stacked against you. In order to protect yourself you will have to be your own lawyer, doctor, and even insurer.
Here are just a few of the devastating attacks on consumers’ rights this session: Read More Here