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.
Jonathan Vanderhagen believes a judge doomed his son to an early death. The judge says Vanderhagen's Facebook posts were intimidating.
"Controlled choice" is supposed to fix inequality in New York public schools. It might make everything worse.
Pending restrictions on vaping products in Michigan and New York are based on an alarmingly broad understanding of the executive branch's "public health" authority.
Navy Confirms Authenticity of UFO Videos Published by Blink-182 Frontman's Extraterrestrial Research Organization
The videos show a U.S. military jet's encounter with what appears to be a fast-moving, unidentified object.