Survey: Are the new Lead and Phthalate Regulations Heavy-Handed?
The racks will be bare in the kids department at the Goodwill next month, when the new rules on phthalates and lead testing come into force. Many people are upset, saying that it will put the thrift stores out of business and kill the handmade toy industry. Our own John Laumer says "The government (Federal or State) could easily be made to look heavy handed and unreasonable on this issue, when it's not. The new rule is basic."