If the rules don't apply to everyone, they ought not apply to anyone.
The city's private employer vaccine mandate is not just an overreaching policy; it's now a completely nonsensical and ineffective one.
Disagreement over pandemic policy accelerates the slide toward authoritarianism in another country.
Mocking COVID public health theater is finally going mainstream.
There’s no freedom if the state can separate us from our money.
Apparently the rule of law doesn’t matter if Justin Trudeau doesn’t like your peaceful protest.
Our gentle neighbor to the North rushes toward grim authoritarianism.
Canadian Government Uses 'Terrorist Financing Act' To Target Financial Support for Freedom Convoy Truckers
Did Justin Trudeau accidentally prove crypto bros' point?
Plus, the editors' takes on the Super Bowl.
"The District’s indoor mask requirements will be dialed back on March 1, 2022," said Bowser.
What Joe Rogan and Canadian truckers tell us about free speech.
Los Angeles Libertarians to start gathering signatures to overturn the four-month-old ordinance.
Plus: National debt tops $30 trilion, Whoopi Goldberg suspended over Holocaust comments, and more...
"My servers are not lesser people," said owner Eric Flannery. "They don't need to be masked. They don't carry disease."
"Obviously we could have used the money, but at what cost?,” says Sheila Hemphill, an activist and lobbyist from Brady, Texas
The students' negative COVID tests weren't good enough for school administrators.
The Big Board on H Street continues to insist that "all are welcome."
That process takes a long time, and the result would face the same legal objection cited by the Supreme Court.
SCOTUS rejected attempt to bypass Congress with an emergency regulation.
School choice is the best alternative for parents who are reasonably frustrated with this insanity.
Why the Supreme Court's Decision in NFIB v. OSHA May Be Even Worse News for Climate Regulation than You Thought
Insofar as the Court was concerned about pretext, it may be more difficult for the EPA to reduce greenhouse gases using regulatory authority to control emissions.
You don't have to be anti-vaccine to oppose these ever-expanding requirements.
How to make a terrible case for a good cause
The question for the Supreme Court was not whether the policy was wise but whether it was legal.
In the Case That Blocked OSHA's Vaccine Mandate, the Justices Disagreed About When COVID-19 Counts As a Workplace Hazard
The crux of the argument is the distinction "between occupational risk and risk more generally."
Assorted observations on yesterday's opinions, what they mean, and what comes next.
Gaetz has introduced a bill nullifying D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser's order requiring people to be vaccinated to visit bars, restaurants, gyms, and other indoor venues.
Separately, the court upheld Biden's mandate that health care workers must be vaccinated to work at medical facilities receiving Medicare and Medicaid funding.
Supreme Court Rules Against OSHA Large-Employer Vaccine Mandate, but Upholds Mandate for Health Care Workers
I think both rulings are correct, though not always for the reasons given by the Court.
BREAKING: SCOTUS Stays OSHA Vax-or-Test Rule, Allows CMS Vaccine Mandate for Health Care Workers to Take Effect
By divided votes, the justices entered stayed t the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard and stayed the lower court injunctions against the mandate that Medicare and Medicaid service providers require their employees to get vaccinated.
Does it matter that the year Congress enacted the Occupational Safety and Health Act was as proximate to the Spanish Flu as to today?
Defending OSHA's Vaccine Mandate, Sonia Sotomayor Says 'I'm Not Sure I Understand the Distinction' Between State and Federal Powers
The justice's reference to a national "police power" raised some eyebrows.
The caliber of questioning by the justices was not up to the usual standards, but the justices seemed to understand the two rules at issue present different questions.
In my view, the Court should uphold the CMS health care worker vaccination requirement, but rule against the overreaching OSHA rule imposed on employers with 100 or more workers.
Most of the justices appear to be skeptical of the argument that the agency has the power it is asserting.
"We have over 100,000 children, which we've never had before, in serious condition and many on ventilators," said the justice, wrongly.
Divided Sixth Circuit Panel Refuses to Stay Injunction Against Vaccine Mandate for Federal Contractors
The panel rejects the argument that the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act allows the federal government to require vaccination for nearly one-fifth of the American workforce.
The Supreme Court will ultimately decide how convincing that disguise is.
Ronald Bailey and Jacob Sullum on the future of COVID-19, the politicization of science, the failure of mandates, and how to talk with anti-vaxxers.