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There Was a Time When the Feds Took Habeas Corpus Seriously

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog06/05/2018

Lincoln's disregard for rights of due process was once highly controversial. And the old "we're at war" trick wasn't seen as a convincing excuse. 

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What the Supreme Court Got Wrong in Its Gay-Wedding Cake Decision

Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal SystemPrivate Property

Blog06/04/2018

There's really no need to do legal gymnastics about religious freedom. A simple respect for property rights solves the problem of forced baking of gay-wedding cakes.

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Why "Precedent" Is a Bad Measure of a Law's Worth

Legal System

Blog06/01/2018

Just because some judges agreed with a law in the past doesn't make that law good or moral. 

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The Racist History of Gun Control

Big GovernmentLegal SystemU.S. History

Blog05/22/2018

The first attempts at gun control were aimed at disarming minorities. This has continued throughout American history.

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Redefining Violence: The Problem With PC Speech Codes

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog05/17/2018

If speech can be equated with violence, then the extent of government control in daily life can be greatly expanded.

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The Utter Failure of America's System of Indian Reservations

Legal SystemU.S. History

Blog05/11/2018

On Indian reservations in America, there is a sickening lack of economic opportunity partly because of a lack of political autonomy and private property. 

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Baby Alfie, the Latest Victim of Omnipotent Government

Big GovernmentHealthLegal System

Blog04/30/2018

 Ever since Plato, supporters of big government have sought to put government in charge of the lives of children

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Repealing the Second Amendment Is Easier than You Think

Legal System

Blog03/27/2018

There's no need to amend the Constitution the old fashioned way when federal judges can just amend the constitution unilaterally. 

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No, The Death Penalty Does Not Stop Drug Trafficking

Legal SystemWorld History

Blog03/22/2018

Despite harsh penalties for drug dealers, China's numbers on drug use are not significantly different from those in the US. 

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