While transgender issues dominated Wednesday's debate, polls suggest that the subject is far from the top of voters' minds.
While minors were required to be accompanied by an adult to attend the event, state regulators still went after the "not appropriate" drag performance.
"Our party does face a time for choosing," said the former vice president last night.
"Science should have no agenda other than a relentless pursuit of the truth.... With DEI, we're expected to search out racism within science curriculum, and it's just not there," says professor Bill Blanken.
Join Reason on YouTube at 1 p.m. Eastern for a discussion about a lawsuit against California Community Colleges' new DEI standards with FIRE attorney Jessie Appleby and the plaintiff
A Texas judge ordered that the airline submit to training on the rights of religious believers after losing a religious discrimination lawsuit.
DeSantis talks a lot about freedom but increasingly only applies it to those who agree with him.
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.
If you can't force a web designer to serve a gay wedding, can you force a web platform to serve a politician?
In California, officials are pushing pension funds to divest from fossil fuels, firearms manufacturers, and tobacco companies. Red states are retaliating. This is madness.
The answer's more complicated than you might think.
Ron DeSantis and Mike Pence are wrong to advocate naming a US Army base after an incompetent Confederate general who betrayed the United States to fight for slavery.
Current culture wars are just one more manifestation of the reality that public education routinely devolves into indoctrination and imposition of majoritarian ideology on dissenters. But school choice can help mitigate that problem.
Plus: A listener question considers the pros and cons of the libertarian focus on political processes rather than political results.
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.
J.D. Vance and Co. are trying to give themselves permission to wield public power unconstitutionally.
Why the businessman launched a long shot campaign for the presidency.
What happens when anti-liberty zealots get the same powers?
The journalist and dissident, who was sentenced to 25 years in a penal colony for criticizing the Russian government, has not received the same attention.
Books by the acclaimed mystery author have been edited, ostensibly to comport with modern sensibilities.
This College President Knows the First Amendment Protects the Drag Show He Canceled. He Just Doesn't Care.
"I will not appear to condone the diminishment of any group at the expense of impertinent gestures toward another group for any reason, even when the law of the land appears to require it," he wrote.
While inflammatory comments about "gender ideology" abounded at CPAC, the issue is hardly a top priority for Americans in general.
"The country is that divided," said one business owner. "We kind of want to be with our own people. We want to stick together."
"It's not about money or jobs or fiscal conservatism," one CPAC attendee told Reason.
It’s already illegal to expose minors to obscenity, so what is this bill really for?
Erasing sincere disagreement doesn't make it go away.
Companies who embrace political agendas to please some of their employees or customers risk alienating others.
Biden's speech offered plenty of opportunity to present a counter-narrative to continued taxes and spending. Instead Sanders went a different direction.
"If you don't like a book, don't read it. The First Amendment's guarantee of the freedom of speech and the right to access information has created a beautiful marketplace of ideas in our country," said one ACLU representative opposing the bill.
Florida threatens a venue for letting minors attend a sexualized holiday cabaret performance with their parents.
Found families may ultimately lead to new ones.