Last week the German magazine Der Spiegel published "A Manifesto for the Truth," Edward Snowden's explanation of why he revealed the National Security Agency's surveillance programs. In his manifesto Snowden says such programs are "not only a threat to privacy" but "threaten freedom of speech and open societies." He further argues, "Society can only understand and control these problems through an open, respectful and informed debate." Reason Science Correspondent Ronald Bailey argues that Snowden is right and that President Obama should pardon him immediately and then quickly repeal the laws under which the government presumed to prosecute him.
They're using their Second Amendment rights to protect local businesses from riots and looting.
That rate is much lower than the numbers used in the horrifying projections that shaped the government response to the epidemic.
Police departments exist to protect people's persons and property. The Minneapolis Police Department has failed to do either.
The Supreme Court could announce as early as Monday that it's revisiting qualified immunity, a doctrine that shields rotten cops from civil rights lawsuits.
Are we seeing a tipping point where police begin to grasp why the public is so outraged?