Given its timing, last week's New York Times editorial calling upon Congress to repeal marijuana prohibition is more an indicator of public opinion than a brave stand aimed at changing it. In their gratitude for the belated support of a venerable journalistic institution, Jacob Sullum writes, antiprohibitionists should not overlook the extent to which the Times has aided and abetted the war on marijuana over the years. Sullum says that shameful history provides a window on the origins of this bizarre crusade and a lesson in the hazards of failing to question authority.
Ohio University's Radical Students Could Have Ignored Kaitlin Bennett. Instead, They Threw Liquids At Her.
The mob strategy is morally and practically flawed.
A Michigan Police Task Force Is Playing Jurisdiction Games To Avoid Compensating an Innocent Man Cops Put in the Hospital
The Institute for Justice calls on the Supreme Court to put a stop to it.
American Heart Association Journal Finally Retracts Study Implying That E-Cigarettes Cause Heart Attacks Before People Use Them
The journal's editors recognized the problem before publication, but the authors failed to address it.