â€œThe government shouldnâ€™t be in the marriage business,â€ is a common refrain from libertarians whenever the debate turns to the issue of government recognition of same-sex marriage. The conclusion, while compelling, does nothing to actually advance any strategy for doing so. Scott Shackford argues that the solutionâ€"embracing recognition of gay marriageâ€"may feel contradictory to many libertarians, but it will provide ammunition to the argument that families donâ€™t need the state to oversee or regulate them in order for them to thrive.
Clint Eastwood's masterful true-life drama about a wrongly accused American hero doubles as an awkward brief for Trump.
Teen activists are righteously angry—but righteous anger does not produce sound public policy.
Wisconsin College Spent $100K Investigating Instructor for Allegedly Saying Police Department Was 'Full of Racists'
The investigation was launched after the local police chief complained and reached out to the Wisconsin Department of Justice.
Want the Government To 'Defend Families' From Porn? Child Protective Services Should Be a Cautionary Tale
The new right naively thinks a government more empowered to "protect children" would be good for families. Nope.
No, but that's not stopping a litigious vegan from making his case.