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GRAY: No One Falls for Biden’s Gas-Price Blame Game, Wall Street Journal, November 23, 2021

Former White House Counsel C. Boyden Gray published a letter to the editor in the Wall Street Journal on November 23, 2021 rebuffing attempts to blame high gas prices on ethanol. He writes, The Renewable Fuel Standard isn’t an ethanol mandate and the cost of ethanol isn’t driving gas prices 24 cents higher. Despite price rises affecting almost every commodity,…

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GRAY: American Energy, Chinese Ambition, and Climate Realism, American Affairs, November 19, 2021

Former White House Counsel C. Boyden Gray published an essay in American Affairs on November 19, 2021 urging climate realism in setting American energy policy. He writes, President Biden should stop his ears to the siren song of climate utopianism. Levelheaded climate diplomacy must instead recognize two inconvenient truths about U.S. interests. Policies that restrict the domestic supply of oil…

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GRAY & CARSON: Early COVID-19 Treatments Should Not be Ignored, Washington Examiner, October 26, 2021

Amb. C. Boyden Gray and Dr. Ben Carson published an editorial in The Washington Examiner on August 26, 2021, urging public health officials to follow the science and stop suppressing the discussion of early COVID-19 treatment options for all patients. They write, The bulwark of opposition to repurposed drugs from public health officials, tech companies, academics, and the media has…

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GRAY: When it comes to climate the SEC should quit pretending to be the EPA, The Washington Post, August 15, 2021

C. Boyden Gray published an editorial in The Washington Post on August 15, 2021, arguing that President Biden should not misuse the SEC to regulate climate matters. He writes, The SEC’s congressional mandates do not include regulating the climate. The Biden administration is taking an explicit “whole of government” approach to climate, yet Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg once observed, in...
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GRAY & BERRY: For True Equality, Reject Misguided Notions of ‘Equity’, Newsweek, May 4, 2021

C. Boyden Gray and Jonathan Berry published an editorial in Newsweek on May 4, 2021 arguing that to establish true equality we must reject notions of “equity”. They write, The idea that equal outcomes—or “equity”—should be achieved at the expense of equal opportunity has come to be the dominant view of the American intelligentsia, especially with regard to race. Vice…

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GRAY & BERRY: Nasdaq’s Boardroom Diversity Push Isn’t Evidence-Based, April 29, 2021

C. Boyden Gray and Jonathan Berry published an editorial in the Wall Street Journal on April 29, 2021 arguing Nasdaq’s recent diversity push is not evidence based. They write, Progressive approval apparently means a lot to Nasdaq, which has officially proposed to its regulator—the Securities and Exchange Commission, newly chaired by Gary Gensler—to increase boardroom diversity through a “regulatory approach.”…

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GRAY: H.R. 1 Is a Constitutional Disaster in the Making, Newsweek, March 24, 2021

Former White House Counsel C. Boyden Gray published an editorial in Newsweek on March 24, 2021 arguing that H.R. 1 is a constitutional disaster in the making. He writes, The former Georgia state legislator and gubernatorial candidate recently told CNN that “the Elections Clause in the Constitution guarantees that the Congress alone has the power to regulate—to regulate the time,…

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GRAY: Congress Makes an Illegal Election Power Grab, Wall Street Journal, March 7, 2021

Former White House Counsel C. Boyden Gray published an editorial in the Wall Street Journal on March 7, 2021 arguing that H.R. 1 is an unconstitutional power grab. He writes, Congress has no power but what the Constitution enumerates. Thus, for congressional elections, Article I, Section 4 gives state legislatures what Justice Neil Gorsuch described as “primary responsibility” to establish…

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BERRY: The First Week of the Biden Administration

Boyden Gray & Associates partner Jonathan Berry published a retrospective on the first week of President Biden’s new administration in First Things on Friday, January 29, 2021. The piece analyzes what week-one executive actions might signal about the administration’s tendencies, especially regarding the Democratic Party’s sometimes conflicting priorities and future regulatory actions. For example, Berry explains: Biden’s team has ordered…

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GRAY: Electric Car Quotas Have a High Cost, Wall Street Journal, January 26, 2021

Former White House Counsel C. Boyden Gray published an editorial in the Wall Street Journal on January 26, 2021 arguing that California and the Biden administration’s attempt to impose state electric car quotas violate federal law. He writes, To promote efficiency, federal law broadly forbids state regulations “related to fuel economy standards.” Courts have held that this law forbids electric-car quotas and…

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