The best rebuke to the Biden administration's inhumane border policies is for Republican governors to welcome migrants into their states.
The governor flew dozens of Venezuelans to Martha's Vineyard at taxpayer expense, even though they fled a regime he says "is responsible for countless atrocities."
A Psychiatric Facility Punishes Residents With Painful Electric Shocks. Now It's Trying To Sue Its Critics.
The Judge Rotenberg Center, which has been condemned by the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, is suing a small nonprofit for defamation after they published a survey critical of the school's practices.
Brayton Point was a coal-fired plant that tried to clean up its act. Protesters and politicians demanded its closure. A new offshore wind project won't be sufficient to replace it.
But does not declare that it is a "national emergency."
Several states are retaining subjective criteria for carry permits or imposing new restrictions on gun possession.
State Reactions to the SCOTUS Ruling Against Discretionary Carry-Permit Laws Range From Compliance to Defiance
Some states promptly eliminated subjective standards, while others refused to recognize the decision's implications.
The fine print of the latest alcohol regulation proposal in Massachusetts is revealing.
On Wednesday, a Massachusetts judge will decide whether Joao DePina will face the possibility of a decade behind bars for publicly criticizing a district attorney.
Research on the effects of Oregon's loosening of its self-service gas ban finds that allowing adults to pump their own gas increases supply and lowers prices.
Legislators in New Jersey and Oregon keep failing to repeal their states' bans on self-service gas stations. Is Massachusetts' small town direct democracy the solution?
Rochelle Walensky says "now is not the moment" to stop forcing masks on children. Democratic politicians increasingly disagree.
Malinda Harris’ ordeal shows how easily the government can take innocent people’s property under civil forfeiture laws.
It's oppressively hard, if not impossible, to sell homemade food in the Bay State. One lawmaker proposes massive regulatory reform.
The city's solicitation of public input on the demolition of shacks, sheds, and boarded up homes is an invitation for NIMBYism.
Five men face "trafficking a person for sexual servitude" charges after meeting an undercover cop at a hotel.
A Massachusetts Commission Recommends Long-Overdue Reforms to the 'Worst Civil Forfeiture Laws in the Country'
The commission says the legislature should raise the standard of proof and remove the financial incentive that encourages cops and prosecutors to pursue profit instead of public safety.
The ban hasn't prevented deadly drunk driving incidents, but it is hamstringing bars and restaurants hurt by COVID shutdowns.
Defense lawyers say they were accused of smuggling drugs to clients based on tests so unreliable they're akin to "witchcraft, phrenology or simply picking a number out of a hat."
Much of what government does is tax people to try to fix problems that government caused.
Supreme Court Won't Hear Case Challenging Massachusetts' Income Tax on Telecommuters Who Don't Live or Work in Massachusetts
The Court left increasingly urgent questions about taxing remote workers up in the air.
After the Cops Seized Her Car, the Government Waited Five Years Before Giving Her a Chance To Get It Back
In Massachusetts, Malinda Harris argues, civil asset forfeiture routinely violates the right to due process.
A promising new law will give agricultural communities in Massachusetts more say in local public-health rules that apply to them and impact their property and livelihoods.
The Bay State finally creates a police certification system.
The most expensive ballot initiative campaign in Massachusetts history ended with a resounding victory for property rights.
Meanwhile a privately owned campground nearby works to bring in business
Two November ballot initiatives would introduce ranked-choice voting in two more states.
The costly fight over a “right to repair” proposal has led to a lot of cybersecurity fearmongering.
A week after being sued over his arbitrary COVID-19 policy, Gov. Charlie Baker says he will allow arcades to reopen.
A federal lawsuit argues that the distinction drawn by Massachusetts is unconstitutional.
To the extent that the accusations against Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse get into specifics, they're pretty dubious.
The report found it was "not uncommon for Narcotics Bureau officers to write false or incomplete narratives that justify their uses of force."
Bay State officials expect a new ban on flavored tobacco products to benefit illegal suppliers.
Trends in Massachusetts highlight the importance of voluntary changes in behavior.
But then, those stadiums weren't likely to bring the growth the cities wanted in the first place.
From doxxing people with the new coronavirus to making diagnosed and suspected patients wear ankle monitors, some states are taking all the wrong steps to slow the spread of COVID-19.
From relaxed TSA rules to speedy FDA approvals, the coronavirus is forcing authorities to admit many of their regulations are unnecessary.
Independent booze retailers are trying to stifle competition using arguments from Prohibition.
Don’t be afraid of the robopups, but make sure we leash law enforcement to keep officers from misusing them.