Pot prohibitionists frequently warn that legalization will mean more blood on the asphalt as stoned drivers take to the roads, so fixated on picking up Doritos and donuts at the 7-Eleven that they are oblivious to minivans full of kids and little old ladies crossing the street. But if more pot smoking means less drinking, says Jacob Sullum, legalizing marijuana could make the roads safer.
If politicians are going to paint their opponents as illegitimate, they should be prepared to receive the same treatment in return.
Journalists and pundits who frantically doubled down on their initial bad takes deserve more criticism.
It’s an attempt to bypass Fourth and Fifth Amendment protections by insisting it’s not an arrest.
Sex offender registries are cruel and unjust.
A 2017 Reason investigation found that black residents in Madison County felt under siege in their own neighborhoods.