Public Citizen's blog discovers that all that consumer protection they've asked for has resulted in a proposed Obama-administration regulation to prohibit the use of family income in determining credit-card issuance—with the effect that stay-at-home spouses (mostly women) will be unable to get credit cards in their own name. (Citing Margaret Ryznar @ SSRN.) Earlier.
More unintended consequences from credit-card regulation
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