Once a desire—or even a good idea—is turned into a mandate enforceable by the cops, violence is only one disagreement away.
Florida Drops Prostitution Case Against Robert Kraft, Still Pursues Charges Against the Women He Paid
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A new DOJ proposal aims to bring the internet communications law in line with Trump's personal interpretation of it.
Peace will come only from leaving other people alone on the condition that they do the same for us.
Roderick Walker told deputies that he didn't need an ID since he wasn't driving.
U.S. officials claim their espionage laws apply to the world, but constitutional protections do not.
Leaked police documents show how U.S. counterterrorism agencies spread myths and panic about fentanyl.
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Growing calls to defund or abolish cops in the wake of police-brutality protests are at odds with what most African Americans actually want.
Getting government officials to put their packs of enforcers on shorter leashes is the definition of an uphill battle.
Government agents brutalizing people are in the wrong, whether or not we sympathize with those on the receiving end.
A president from a party supposedly committed to restraining the federal government is now sending enforcers to cities over local objections.
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If there's one thing at which governments have excelled during this crisis, it's been collecting fines from anybody who steps out of line.
Sen. Josh Hawley Says He 'Took on an Asian Trafficking Ring' and 'Freed a Dozen Women in Sex Slavery.' That's Not True.
As a state attorney, the young GOP senator oversaw raids of more than a dozen massage parlors, but he didn’t secure a single sex trafficking conviction.
Homeland Security Acting Like 'An Occupying Army' Says Sen. Wyden, After Federal Agents Shoot Peaceful Portland Protester
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Oklahoma Can't Break Congress's Promise That Native American Reservation Would Be 'Secure Forever,' Rules Supreme Court
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"Supreme Court jurisprudence...is heavily weighted against you," an appeals judge told state prosecutors last week.
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The Brown University economist and outspoken critic of Black Lives Matter discusses George Floyd, social progress, and the state of political discourse.
Making a living is a right, not a privilege, and should be respected as such.
One need not believe every cop is a bigot to recognize that the problem goes beyond a few "bad apples."
How to stop police killings and enact real, lasting reforms.
We need to remove all the ways that government deters people from seeking treatment.
Pundits often speak of the judiciary in terms of liberal or conservative judges issuing liberal or conservative opinions. The reality is far more complicated.
The comedian expresses rage over police brutality while offering optimism for a better world.
Leave people room to experiment with approaches to protecting life, liberty, and property.
The state boasts of blocking 754 illegal purchases, but it wrongly tagged 101,047 law-abiding people as prohibited. Any of them could have been targeted.
Real changes will require fewer laws and less violent enforcement.
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Princeton political scientist Omar Wasow says violent protests helped Richard Nixon win the presidency in 1968.
Princeton's Omar Wasow talks about the complicated effects of civil rights demonstrations, police brutality, and racial fears on public policy.
"Rioting is a form of tyranny," Tucker Carlson said on his Fox News show. He's wrong.
Videos Show Police Aggression Against Protesters Across the Country. Here Are Two Ways To Help It Stop.
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