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Fri, 14 May 2021 13:40:20 +0000 http://backend.userland.com/rss092 en-US Will the Spike in Murder and Violence Undermine Criminal Justice Reform? https://reason.com/video/2021/05/14/will-the-spike-in-murder-and-violence-undermine-criminal-justice-reform/ After 26 Years of FDA Delays, U.S. Consumers Can Finally Buy Genetically Enhanced AquaBounty Salmon https://reason.com/2021/05/14/after-26-years-of-fda-delays-u-s-consumers-can-finally-buy-genetically-enhanced-aquabounty-salmon/ Will a Coalition of Hawks, Mormons, and Libertarian-Leaners Form a New Third Party? https://reason.com/2021/05/14/will-a-coalition-of-hawks-mormons-and-libertarian-leaners-form-a-new-third-party/ AMC, Amazon Offer Up Television Adaptations of Two Hot Books Too Close and The Underground Railroad provide wildly different experiences.]]> https://reason.com/2021/05/14/amc-amazon-offer-up-television-adaptations-of-two-hot-books/ New York's Nonsensical COVID Rules Force Theaters To Operate at 33 Percent. Unless They Host Church Services. https://reason.com/2021/05/14/new-yorks-nonsensical-covid-rules-force-theaters-to-operate-at-33-percent-unless-they-host-church-services/ Anyone Who 'Aids or Abets' Abortion Could Be Sued Under New Texas 'Heartbeat Bill' https://reason.com/2021/05/14/anyone-who-aids-or-abets-abortion-could-be-sued-under-new-texas-heartbeat-bill/ He Lost His Eye After a Cop Allegedly Fired a Tear Gas Canister at His Face. The Officer Says He Has Qualified Immunity. https://reason.com/2021/05/14/he-lost-his-eye-after-a-cop-allegedly-fired-a-tear-gas-canister-at-his-face-the-officer-says-he-has-qualified-immunity/ Nationalist Conservatives Are Abandoning the Ideas of Liberty https://reason.com/2021/05/14/nationalist-conservatives-have-abandoned-the-idea-of-liberty/ ATF's Proposed Rules Threaten a Legal Mess but No End to Ghost Guns https://reason.com/2021/05/14/atfs-proposed-rules-threaten-a-legal-mess-but-no-end-to-ghost-guns/ Clubhouse https://reason.com/2021/05/14/clubhouse/ In & Of Itself In & Of Itself is not merely a magic show or a one-man play.]]> https://reason.com/2021/05/14/in-of-itself/ Brickbat: Pointing the Way https://reason.com/2021/05/14/brickbat-pointing-the-way/ Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry Admits Pipelines Are Carbon-Delivery-Efficient https://reason.com/2021/05/13/special-presidential-envoy-for-climate-john-kerry-admits-pipelines-are-carbon-delivery-efficient/ How Congress Could Cement State-Level Progress on Occupational Licensing Reform https://reason.com/2021/05/13/how-congress-could-cement-state-level-progress-on-occupational-licensing-reform/ ACLU Study Finds Obama-Era Restrictions Failed To Slow Flow of Military Gear to Police https://reason.com/2021/05/13/aclu-study-finds-obama-era-restrictions-failed-to-slow-flow-of-military-gear-to-police/ CDC Says Vaccinated People Don't Need To Wear Masks or Socially Distance At All https://reason.com/2021/05/13/cdc-says-vaccinated-people-dont-need-to-wear-masks-or-socially-distance-at-all/ Immigrants Are Less Likely To Commit Homicide, Sex Crimes, and Larceny Than Native-Born Americans https://reason.com/2021/05/13/immigrants-are-less-likely-to-commit-homicide-sex-crimes-and-larceny-than-native-born-americans/ Stop Using the IRS To Subsidize Parenting if they're married—and $500 per month if they're single.]]> https://reason.com/2021/05/13/stop-using-the-irs-to-subsidize-parenting/ Is This a COVID-19 'Smoking Gun,' or Is it a Damp Squib? https://reason.com/2021/05/13/is-this-a-covid-19-smoking-gun-or-is-it-a-damp-squib/ Are Gavin Newsom's $600 Checks a Redistributive Vote-Buying Scheme or Welcome Return of Stolen Goods? https://reason.com/2021/05/13/are-gavin-newsoms-600-checks-a-redistributive-vote-buying-scheme-or-welcome-return-of-stolen-goods/ Biden's $1.9 Trillion 'Rescue Plan' Isn't Saving the Economy. It's Holding It Back. https://reason.com/2021/05/13/bidens-1-9-trillion-rescue-plan-isnt-saving-the-economy-its-holding-it-back/ The CDC Director Misrepresented the Study She Cited To Justify Her Misleading Estimate of Outdoor COVID-19 Risk https://reason.com/2021/05/13/the-cdc-director-misrepresented-the-study-she-cited-to-justify-her-misleading-estimate-of-outdoor-covid-19-risk/ America's Shipping Laws Made the Gas Crisis Worse https://reason.com/2021/05/13/americas-shipping-laws-made-the-gas-crisis-worse/ Rebekah Jones, Florida's COVID-19 Whistleblower, Seems Like a Fraud https://reason.com/2021/05/13/rebekah-jones-floridas-covid-19-whistleblower-seems-like-a-fraud/ This 38-Year-Old Man Will Spend Life in Prison Over 1.5 Ounces of Marijuana https://reason.com/2021/05/13/this-38-year-old-man-will-spend-life-in-prison-over-1-5-ounces-of-marijuana/ The Police Dog Who Cried Drugs at Every Traffic Stop https://reason.com/2021/05/13/the-police-dog-who-cried-drugs-at-every-traffic-stop/ Refusing To Show ID Is Not a Crime https://reason.com/2021/05/13/refusing-to-show-id-is-not-a-crime/ Brickbat: The Long Arm of the University https://reason.com/2021/05/13/brickbat-the-long-arm-of-the-university/ Yes, the National Debt Matters https://reason.com/2021/05/13/yes-the-national-debt-matters/ Ohio Will Spend Coronavirus Relief Funds on $1 Million Dollar Lottery for the Vaccinated https://reason.com/2021/05/12/ohio-coronavirus-relief-funds-million-dollar-lottery/ The Colonial Gas Shortage Is Temporary, Bad Energy Policy Is Not https://reason.com/2021/05/12/the-colonial-gas-shortage-is-temporary-bad-energy-policy-is-not/ John Samples: Facebook's Oversight Board Was Right To Uphold Trump Ban https://reason.com/podcast/2021/05/12/john-samples-facebooks-oversight-board-was-right-to-uphold-trump-ban/ If You Support the Death Penalty for Hate-Motivated Murders, You Support the Death Penalty https://reason.com/2021/05/12/if-you-support-the-death-penalty-for-hate-motivated-murders-you-support-the-death-penalty/ Epidemiologists Still Urge Dubious Levels of Caution, Even for the Vaccinated New York Times survey.]]> https://reason.com/2021/05/12/epidemiologists-hug-caution-covid-19/ A Supreme Court Decision That Did Lasting Damage to the 4th Amendment https://reason.com/2021/05/12/a-supreme-court-decision-that-did-lasting-damage-to-the-4th-amendment/ Trump Is Right That Liz Cheney Was a 'Poor Leader' for a Party Dedicated to Indulging His Fantasies and Whims https://reason.com/2021/05/12/trump-is-right-that-liz-cheney-was-a-poor-leader-for-a-party-dedicated-to-indulging-his-fantasies-and-whims/ Baltimore's Top Prosecutor Attempts To Send FCC Against Local Fox Affiliate https://reason.com/2021/05/12/baltimores-top-prosecutor-attempts-to-send-fcc-against-local-fox-affiliate/ Did COVID-19 Leak from a Wuhan Lab? https://reason.com/2021/05/12/did-covid-19-leak-from-a-wuhan-lab/ Laws Against Price Gouging Won't Fix the Long Lines at the Gas Station https://reason.com/2021/05/12/laws-against-price-gouging-wont-fix-the-long-lines-at-the-gas-station/ Corporations Are Getting Rich off Government Aid https://reason.com/2021/05/12/corporate-welfare-coronavirus-heroes-act-hotels-stadiums-farm-subsidies/ States Hope Labor Shortage Will Shrink as They Ditch Federal Unemployment Benefits https://reason.com/2021/05/12/states-hope-labor-shortage-will-shrink-as-they-ditch-federal-unemployment-benefits/ How Detectives Caught the Golden State Killer—and Unleashed a Catastrophe for Civil Liberties https://reason.com/video/2021/05/12/how-detectives-caught-the-golden-state-killer-and-unleashed-a-catastrophe-for-civil-liberties/ Vaccine Passports Will Outlast the Pandemic https://reason.com/2021/05/12/vaccine-passports-will-outlast-the-pandemic/ Brickbat: It's Official https://reason.com/2021/05/12/brickbat-its-official/ Does This Elderly Veteran Have Any Recourse Against the Federal Cops Who Brutally Assaulted Him? https://reason.com/2021/05/12/does-this-elderly-veteran-have-any-recourse-against-the-federal-cops-who-brutally-assaulted-him/ Texas Lawmakers Push a Likely Unconstitutional Ban on Plant-Based Food Producers Labeling Their Products 'Meat,' 'Beef,' 'Pork' https://reason.com/2021/05/11/texas-lawmakers-push-a-likely-unconstitutional-ban-on-plant-based-food-producers-labeling-their-products-meat-beef-pork/ Small Cracks in the Restrictive Wall of Occupational Licensing Across the Nation https://reason.com/2021/05/11/small-cracks-in-the-restrictive-wall-of-occupational-licensing-across-the-nation/ What COVID-19 and Stranger Danger Have in Common https://reason.com/2021/05/11/covid-19-stranger-danger-kids-safety-risk/