Barr's big complaint is that the president is so overt with the sleazy pressure.
Only Tulsi Gabbard Wants to Decriminalize Sex Work, but Other Dems Show Signs of Progress on the Issue
"If a consenting adult wants to engage in sex work, that is their right," Gabbard says.
Your cellphone is tracking your movements and, despite legal protections, federal, state, and local officials are finding new and disturbing ways to use that information.
GOP attacks on internet smut are heating up, but the porn industry has more practical threats to worry about.
Some privacy activists say the bill still falls short.
Don’t worry—America’s ruling factions still disagree over who should be in charge of the snooping.
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Instead of reducing the dangers posed by criminals, California's gun restrictions have increased the threat posed to decent people by the law itself.
She also frantically tried to find him, and she alerted his family once she knew where he was.
From Australia to Massachusetts, illegal gun makers step in to supply what legal markets aren’t allowed to produce.
Blame her censorious and authoritarian approach to public policy instead.
The bureau has a long history of escaping accountability for intrusive and abusive action.
Federal Court Rules there is no Taking if the Police Destroy an Innocent Person's House During a Law Enforcement Operation
The ruling has considerable backing from precedent. But it is nonetheless based on a deeply flawed doctrine.
The 21-year-old faces criminal punishment for text messages to her suicidal boyfriend.
"Taxation by citation" harms the harmless and destroys trust in civic institutions.
'This Is a Culture War': Sex Work Decriminalization Bill in D.C. Draws 14 Hours of Passionate Public Testimony
From morning till past midnight, supporters and opponents of a bill to decriminalize prostitution offered starkly different visions of safety and rights.
This year, Mississippi and North Carolina both ditched a vague "good moral character" clause that kept occupational licensing out of reach for people with criminal records.
You know, to "fight human trafficking."
Sealed memos fought over in federal court last week show authorities have known for years that claims about Backpage were bogus.
It's necessary to confront the threat of white nationalism on the political right, but it must be done without handing new powers to law enforcement and government.
Governing puts together a database of cities and towns addicted to money from fines and forfeitures.
Ursula Wing sold abortion drugs to U.S. customers and is now charged with conspiracy to defraud the United States.
The operation is still arresting sex workers and calling it a rescue mission.
Only three states require police to obtain a warrant before requesting private user data from companies.
Acts of Politically Motivated Violence Are Already Illegal. Making 'Domestic Terrorism' a Federal Crime Won't Help
A domestic terrorism law is bound to threaten liberty more than it hampers terrorists.
The bipartisan bill says "using drugs or illegal substances to cause a person to engage in a commercial sex act" or in any kind of labor counts as human trafficking.
We need to leave ourselves room for making good when we inevitably convict the wrong people.
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It's not always safe, but it's certainly justifiable to sabotage unjust laws and malicious government.
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Officers will now have to argue that killing was necessary and not just say they had a fear they were in danger.
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Don't worry, a spokesman tells Congress, the agency has "strict policies" for using facial recognition technology.
What happens when cities and counties have their own ideas about a law that authorizes the seizure of guns from people who are mentally ill?
"Make no mistake; Kamala Harris has won all that she was looking to win when she had us arrested."
Senators sneak through SAVE Act as amendment, creating criminal liability for classified-ad sites.