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Jacob Sullum
senior editor at Reason magazine and syndicated columnist covering drug policy, criminal justice, & civil liberties
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Jacob Sullum 17h
. debunks the notion that the "opioid crisis" is driven by accidentally addicted pain patients:
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. debunks the Trump-touted link between violent video games and school shootings:
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Jacob Sullum 18h
"The punishment for not attending classes you have been ordered to attend is to be prohibited from attending the classes you've been ordered to attend." via
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Jacob Sullum 23h
What does Trump mean when he advocates "comprehensive background checks" for gun buyers?
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Jacob Sullum Feb 21
Replying to @kategrealy
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David French Feb 21
A response to — He thoughtfully critiqued my gun violence restraining order piece. Here are my thoughts:
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Jacob Sullum Feb 21
. questions whether the Trump administration can ban bump stocks without new legislation: More:
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Jacob Sullum Feb 21
Russian "information warfare" did not "sow chaos" and does not pose an existential threat to American democracy.
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Jacob Sullum Feb 20
Former DOJ lawyer on how opioids made her productive by relieving severe chronic pain:
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Jacob Sullum Feb 20
The rules for issuing gun violence restraining orders pretty much guarantee that the vast majority of people covered by them would never have used a firearm to hurt anyone.
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Katherine Mangu-Ward Feb 16
Apparently the EPA redacts documents with duct tape?
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Jacob Sullum Feb 16
Keeping "individuals with mental illness" away from guns, as Rick Scott recommends, would deprive 80 million Americans of their constitutional rights.
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Jacob Sullum Feb 15
Dianne Feinstein thinks her "assault weapon" ban is a logical response to yesterday's massacre in Florida. It isn't.
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Jacob Sullum Feb 14
. takes on scam in which a California law firm goes after property owners for code violations, then bills them thousands of dollars for their own prosecution: via
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Jacob Sullum Feb 14
Is arresting and expelling people who report crimes conducive to law and order?
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Jacob Sullum Feb 14
Replying to @ddmcgir1
Thanks for the thanks.
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Elizabeth Isroff Feb 14
Excellent piece about people living with chronic pain and their need for respectful and responsible opioid prescribing
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Jacob Sullum Feb 14
A woman with severe chronic pain responds to Jeff Sessions' recommendation that patients "take some aspirin" and "tough it out."
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Jacob Sullum Feb 13
Alabama D.A. and sheriff warn that forfeiture reform will mean less money for them, more arrests, and somehow also fewer arrests: via
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Jacob Sullum Feb 12
Why is Donald Trump, who has repeatedly said patients who can benefit from cannabis should be able to get it, interfering with Israeli medical marijuana exports?
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