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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 1h
Roy Moore's fishy, flimsy responses to the charges against him, which featured a hazy memory, self-contradiction, and dubious debunking efforts, sealed his fate.
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Jacob Sullum 6h
The acquittal of an officer who shot an unarmed, crying, pleading, crawling man highlights a double standard that benefits cops who kill.
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Jacob Sullum 21h
Per the latest federal survey numbers, marijuana use by teenagers fell significantly in Colorado last year and is now lower than it was before legalization.
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Jacob Sullum Dec 11
What are the public safety benefits of banning gun ownership by people who don't strike ATF agents, prosecutors, or jurors as dangerous?
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Jeff B/DDHQ Dec 9
Read on the police murder of Daniel Shaver--an innocent man who did nothing wrong or illegal--and prepare to spit white-hot rage. And watch the video. You owe it to Shaver to watch the video.
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Maia Szalavitz Dec 7
DEA Goes After Last Doc Advocating Hi Dose Opioids for Pain: but should cops get to determine what's medically necessary or do they only get to bust intentional sellers? my latest
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Jacob Sullum Dec 7
4th Circuit says a detective investigating consensual sexting acted unreasonably when he forced a teenager to masturbate in front of cops.
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Jacob Sullum Dec 6
"ATF agents did not consider most of the prohibited persons who had obtained guns to be dangerous." The scandal is not ATF neglect but the arbitrary and unjust criteria for stripping Americans of their Second Amendment rights.
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Jacob Sullum Dec 6
As Roy Moore's denials reach a crescendo of self-contradiction, Trump and the RNC renew their support:
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Jacob Sullum Dec 6
Why does Chris Christie think states have a right to legalize sports betting but not marijuana?
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Jacob Sullum Dec 4
Head of home builders group complains that raising the standard income tax deduction may "put money in people's pockets...but you're not encouraging them how to use the money." via
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Jacob Sullum Dec 4
The return of a musician's police-purloined cash shows once again that standing up to money-grabbing bullies pays off:
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Walter Olson Dec 4
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Jacob Sullum Dec 3
Musician whose $91,800 was stolen by Wyoming state troopers will get his money back: . More:
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Joseph Bottum Dec 1
"Wyoming's roadside waivers are a thin disguise for highway robbery"—Civil forfeiture in the Cowboy State: via
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Walter Olson Dec 1
Outrageous. Wyoming, you need to fix this.
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Jacob Sullum Dec 1
Wyoming's roadside "waivers' circumvent even the modest protections offered by the state's civil forfeiture law, disguising highway robbery as a gift:
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Jacob Sullum Nov 30
. conflates private and government action, claiming a baker who refuses to produce a gay wedding cake is trying to "blunt the sweep" of the Supreme Court decision requiring state recognition of same-sex marriages:
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Robby Soave Nov 29
Take a screenshot of this and tweet it back at the NYT if the editorial board ever complains about corporations trying to influence politics again
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