Reason editors discuss vaping deaths, the impeachment inquiry, and the resurgent conservative war on porn.
Prominent Pornography Researcher Frames Defamation Claims As Sexual Harassment, Prompting a Defamation Suit by Her Target
Nicole Prause and Donald Hilton, longtime opponents on the subject of pornography, are now facing off in court.
Plus: Florida legalizes vegetable gardens, Facebook bans anti-voting ads, and more...
Colorado Supreme Court Upholds a Decision That Forced a Teenager to Register As a Sex Offender for Swapping Nude Selfies
That result "may strike some as unfair," the court says, but it's what state law required at the time.
A finding of guilt would be an attack on the autonomy and self-ownership of all young people
Human Rights Watch and other groups say these systems draw serious concerns.
The laws governing public pensions allow for horrible people to collect government benefits.
Behold HB 2444, which would have required a $20 fee to remove pre-installed porn filters on devices that connect to the internet.
Notre Dame student bravely responds, "Give Me Pornhub or Give Me Death."
The Number of Men in Federal Prison for Viewing or Sharing Child Pornography Has Nearly Septupled Since 2004
Most are serving mandatory minimums, usually for crimes that did not involve assault or sexual abuse.
New rules ban erotic art, talk of shared sexual interests, kink groups, and anything that "encourages sexual encounters between adults."
Research shows a fifth of its users seek out sexual images. But the sharing site is now part of a massive media conglomerate.
Yet under Chinese law, some rapists get only three years behind bars.
Federal Judge Advocates Jury Nullification After Being Shocked by Overzealous Child Pornography Prosecution
It just makes sense to let jurors know about their already established power to exercise discretion over bad laws and ill-considered prosecutions.
All because one public servant downloaded porn onto his government-owned laptop.
Profs. Kal Raustiala & Chris Sprigman will be guest-blogging about this week, based on their new law review article.
Democrat Leslie Cockburn says she's "exposed" her Republican opponent as a "devotee of Bigfoot erotica."
...and reminds everyone that sometimes a strip show is just a strip show.
Man Faces 30 Years in Prison on Child Porn Charges for Taking Sexy Photos of 17-Year-Old Girlfriend When He was 20
Since Ohio's age of consent is 16, it was legal for Edward Marrero to have sex but not to sext.
The antivirus-software pioneer is flying the crypto flag, while the adult actress is running on weed, Net Neutrality, and #MeToo.
The state law targeted people who share erotic photographs of others without their consent.
Open Season on Russian Oligarchs, Prison Porn Ban Heads to Court, How the Media Got the Pulse Massacre Wrong: Reason Roundup
Plus: YouTube shooter bought and registered gun legally.
State Kills Anti-Porn Bill After Discovering More About Its Backer, Free Speech Win for FX's Feud, FISA Warrants Under Scrutiny: Reason Roundup
And President Trump is mad at Amazon for...ruining the postal service?
Prohibition never works, and internet smut is no exception.
New technologies are helping the adult industry adjust to government regulations and give more power to performers.
A social worker took three little girls from their home without a court order because she thought the pictures were "sexually explicit."
Parents complained about postcards that were part of an educational set kept in the school library.
And he wants to censor online porn, too.
Their slogan? "Make American Fucking Awesome Again." But DeVille's real mission is to challenge stereotypes about sex workers.
From the man that helped Utah declare porn a "public health crisis."
From the Reason archives
The bill is being pitched as a way to help teens avoid harsh child-porn laws.
The Washington Supreme Court's ruling implies that adolescents who engage in consensual sexting are child pornographers.
Cruz is walking back earlier support for sex-toy sales bans after his account liked a porn tweet on Twitter Tuesday.
Meet Charlie, a two-year-old dog with "game-changing abilities," according to law-enforcement types.
Prostitution and porn during the 1970s focus of new series.