"Being a true free speech champion does require that you defend speech that even you disagree with," says libertarian Rikki Schlott.
Aaron Kheriaty, author of The New Abnormal, examines the persistent COVID mandates for K-12 schools, college campuses, and health care settings.
Plus: internet censorship, outdoor dining land grabs, and more...
A likely consequence: Sick students will avoid going to the university hospital.
One Atlanta-area college has even reinstated a mask mandate and social distancing.
Casey DeSantis' "Mamas for DeSantis" ad goes all in on the culture war instead of focusing on Ron DeSantis' strong record on school choice and COVID policy.
Whether the putative target is the "biomedical security state," wokeness, "Big Tech censors," or Chinese Communists, the presidential candidate’s grandstanding poses a clear threat to individual rights.
'Cash Is Independence': Ron DeSantis Slams the Government's Plan for Centrally-Controlled Digital Money
"If you don't trust central authority, then you should see this immediately as something that is very problematic," says the Florida governor.
Here are three people whose record on COVID-19 shouldn't be forgotten.
Surgeon General Vivek Murthy Refuses To Acknowledge the Government's Misrepresentation of Mask Research
Recent comments by former COVID-19 adviser Anthony Fauci contradict what public health officials told us during the pandemic.
Fauci says public officials should have listened to other advisers and made better decisions. That's true! It's also incredibly frustrating.
Eye-opening insights into the messy motivations behind restrictive COVID-19 responses.
Mayor Eric Adams frets that COVID-19 masks are making it too easy for shoplifters to evade facial recognition.
Join Reason on YouTube at 1 p.m. Eastern for a discussion of mRNA vaccines and America's public health establishment with UCSF's Vinay Prasad.
The social media site slapped a warning on a column in which I criticized the CDC for exaggerating the evidence supporting mask mandates.
The analysis found that wearing masks in public "probably makes little or no difference."
The Cochrane Library's review of masking trials should sound the death knell for mask mandates everywhere.
So holds a district court, allowing a damages claim under D.C. law for the Nationals' refusing to exempt from the mandate a man who alleged "that he had a medical condition and, because of it, could not wear a mask."
"I never thought this could happen in this country," Gregory Hahn said.
The decision was long overdue.
Why should low-income children be the only ones still forced to wear masks?
We’re likely to be poorer, distrustful, and less free for years to come.
Gov. Jay Inslee says Washington state's COVID-19 emergency will finally come to an end on October 31.
In the Bay Area and in Los Angeles County, authorities are quickly learning there's little public will to follow their mandates.
New guidance from the Centers for Disease Control finally acknowledges that the pandemic is over for most people.
The larger, louder half of Penn & Teller talks masks, vaccines, compassion, Bob Dylan, and much, much more.
Anthony Fauci Says If We Could Do It Again, COVID-19 Restrictions Would Be 'Much, Much More Stringent'
The White House's coronavirus adviser answered questions about mask mandates, gain of function research, and more.
San Diego schools chief demonstrates once again that Democratic-controlled urban districts will be the first to add COVID restrictions—and subtract students.
Plus: The editors select their most influential post-war libertarian thinkers.
Evidence from the past two years suggests they won't make a difference.
Plus: trans teens, trouble at the FTC, and more...
The en banc Sixth Circuit concludes that the lawsuit seeking an injunction against Michigan's mask mandate is now moot.
The libertarianish Colorado Democrat is devolving decision-making to parents and trying to lower the income tax to zero.
The president’s COVID-19 adviser embodies the arrogance of technocrats who are sure they know what’s best for us.
If the CDC's Mask Mandate Is 'Necessary for the Public Health,' Why Didn't the DOJ Seek a Stay To Restore It?
The Biden administration's main priority seems to be leaving the agency's authority vague enough to allow future interventions.
Some implications of the government's decision not to seek a stay of the district court ruling. Plus, the low quality of the trial judge's opinion doesn't necessarily mean there are no good arguments against the mandate's legality.
That's a fundamentally anti-democratic attitude.
The DOJ Is Reluctant To Continue Defending the CDC's Mask Mandate Because It Worries It Will Lose Again
Clarifying the agency's authority could impede future power grabs.
The decision against the rule hinged on whether the agency had the power it asserted.