The newly conspicuous practice of refusing to hire smokers has aroused objections not only from tobacco companies but also from civil libertarians and even some anti-smoking activists. At AOL News, Pam Parker, co-founder of Opponents of Ohio Bans, argues that employers should not be allowed to discriminate against smokers. Senior Editor Jacob Sullum disagrees, arguing the real threat to privacy and autonomy comes from the paternalistic tendencies of a government bent on making us as healthy as we can be, without regard to our own preferences.
Wyoming’s first-and-best-in-the-nation food freedom law just keeps getting better.
Sotomayor Upbraids SCOTUS for a Decision That 'Destroys Fourth Amendment Jurisprudence That Requires Individualized Suspicion'
The justice filed a lone dissent in Kansas v. Glover.
A new study in Lancet Infectious Diseases makes a somewhat lower estimate
A misleading statistic has made the rounds. But it’s based on a misreading of a government report that says no such thing.