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Florida Interior Designers Free at Last

"Florida's interior design law has nothing to do with protecting the public and everything to do with protecting state-licensed interior designers from fair competition," declared Neily, adding that the injunction "is an important step towards getting rid of Florida's unfair, illegitimate and anti-competitive licensing law root and branch."

In May, the Institute for Justice filed a suit challenging Florida's interior design law in federal court, seeking to eliminate what they called a "glaring violation of the right to earn a living free from arbitrary and unreasonable government interference." The libertarian law firm put together a study on what they see as unfair practices, available here. They put together the video below: 

That's right, he have real libertarian interior designers here in Florida.

One of the designers commented via email too: "Florida's law has been standing in the way of my ability to launch my career," says Eva Locke. "It is devastating to be forbidden from using the most accurate terms to describe myself and my services when I try to reach potential clients."

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Michael J. Mooney