May 24, 2022 3:00 am

Drivers Successfully Challenge Debt-Based License Suspensions

Civil liberties groups argue that debt-based license suspensions are unfair and illogical since they deprive people of transportation, preventing them from earning money to pay off debts.

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May 23, 2022 6:45 am

Meet Newton Howard, the Brain Scientist Who Put Giant Transformers in Front of His D.C. Home

The Georgetown professor isn’t a toy lover—he’s trying to convey a philosophical idea about the nature of free will and the capacity of humans to remake the world around them.

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May 20, 2022 2:06 pm

The Inevitable #MeToo Allegation Against Elon Musk Is Weak

It seems like an ambiguous episode that was handled appropriately.

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May 18, 2022 11:30 am

Nina Jankowicz’s Faulty Record, Not Her Critics, Doomed the Disinformation Board

And The Washington Post‘s wildly one-sided account of Jankowicz’s fall was an exercise in government PR.

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May 17, 2022 6:17 am

Former FDA Official: The Prohibition on European Baby Formula Isn’t About Safety

“The knot in getting that product into the U.S. isn’t safety, it’s a regulatory issue,” says Peter Pitts.

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May 16, 2022 1:40 pm

The First Amendment Protects the Right To Put a Tiny Penis on a Beer Label

A federal judge ruled Monday that North Carolina bureaucrats violated the Constitution when they tried to ban a Flying Dog beer over a possible penis on the label.

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May 16, 2022 9:30 am

Why New York’s ‘Assault Weapon’ Ban Didn’t Stop the Buffalo Massacre

The problem is not sneaky entrepreneurs who sell accessories; it’s legislators who ban guns based on functionally unimportant features.

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May 16, 2022 7:11 am

Buffalo Shooting Will Prompt Measures ‘To Combat Domestic Terrorism,’ Says Pelosi

Plus: Netflix defends artistic expression, perspectives on the baby formula shortage, and more…

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May 13, 2022 9:58 am

What Happens if States Ban Out-of-State Travel for Abortion?

Anti-abortion interstate travel bans would have multiple constitutional defects.

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May 13, 2022 6:45 am

Randy Weaver Dies

In the infamous Ruby Ridge standoff, federal agents killed his wife and son.

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May 10, 2022 1:06 pm

Is It Unconstitutional for Laws to Be Based on Their Supporters’ Religiously Founded Moral Beliefs?

This perennial question came up again in an e-mail from a reader about the abortion debate, so I thought I’d blog again about it. I think the answer is not just “no,” but “hell, no”—I think it would be an outrageous discrimination against religious believers to have such a constitutional rule, and fortunately nothing in…

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