After someone broke into her car, South African resident Vicki Momberg wasn't happy with the black police officers who responded to her call. She said black people were "plain and simple useless" and referred to them as kaffirs. She's now facing trial for her language and could be forced to pay a huge fine. But some in the South African government say that isn't enough. The government has introduced a draft law that would make using racist language punishable with up to 10 years in prison.
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.