Local police databases have their uses, but they’ve been abused, as well. Adam Bates comments.
Jay Stanley is a senior fellow at the American Civil Liberties Union’s Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project.
“The Dorr War” pitted the people of Rhode Island against a government they wished to abolish. It didn’t go well. Anthony Comegna details the history.
A national purpose demands a large, expansive government. Anthony Comegna discusses the “Young Americans” and the rise of cultural nationalism.
Abstract: I take issue with the view that libertarian theory does not imply any particular stand on abortion. Liberty is the absence of interference with people’s wills—interests, wishes, and desires. Only entities that have such are eligible for the direct rights of libertarian theory. Foetuses do not; and if aborted, there is then no future person whose […]
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How does the “ruling class” turn rights into privileges? And what can be done to turn the tide? Timothy Sandefur explains in his book, The Permission Society.
Are employers really shifting the burden of health care spending back to employees? Michael F. Cannon comments.
State constitutions often protect liberty better than the U.S. Constitution, and in many cases fighting the government in state court can be much easier. Clint Bolick, a justice on the Arizona Supreme Court, comments.
The lesson of economic freedom remains clear: Freedom and prosperity go hand in hand. Ian Vasquez comments on the new Economic Freedom of the World Index.
When groups have to decide, scale matters. Leda Cosmides comments.
The people who have written off Africa as a “hopeless continent” should take another look. Marian Tupy comments.
The big government shift into allocating capital has made many problems worse. Ike Brannon comments.
How likely are you to be killed by a foreign-born terrorist inside the United States? The odds are vanishingly small. Alex Nowrasteh discusses the data.