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 2018-06-18 00:58 

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Can Police Arrest Person Carrying Gun Without First Checking If He's Licensed?...

No, says the Illinois Appellate Court....

 2018-06-18 00:47 

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"Madonna Wishes Herself a 'Happy Father's Day' as a #MomDad"...

So reports Tyler O'Neil (PJMedia). Well, Madonna's most well-known son is said to have not quite had a father in the conventional sense .... Of course,...

 2018-06-18 00:20 

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"Enforcing the Law" Doesn't Justify Separating Migrant Children from their Parents...

The main justification for the Trump administration policy of forcibly separating immigrant children from their families is that it is supposedly mandated...

 2018-06-17 23:05 

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More on Masterpiece Cakeshop, from Prof. Michael McConnell...

Prof. Michael McConnell (Stanford), one of the leading American scholars of the Religion Clauses, wrote this when Masterpiece Cakeshop came down earlier...

 2018-06-17 13:00 

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Ross Ulbricht Is Serving a Double Life Sentence: New at Reason...

His mother, Lyn Ulbricht, talks about her son's life in maximum security prison and their Supreme Court hopes for the Silk Road case....

 2018-06-16 20:45 

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There's Never Been a Better Time To Subscribe To the Reason Podcast!...

Get the very best in libertarian conversation, interviews, and occasional shouting matches delivered right to your phone, computer, or tablet....

 2018-06-16 19:55 

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Here Are the Finalists for the 2018 Reason Video Prize!...

Congrats to We The Internet, Institute for Justice, American Enterprise Institute, Competitive Enterprise Institute, and Pacific Legal Foundation!...

 2018-06-16 17:30 

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Aspiring Journalist? Apply Today for a Fall Internship....

Accepting applications through the end of the month...

 2018-06-16 14:55 

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The Insanely Eventful Life of Grateful Dead Lyricist John Perry Barlow: New at Reason...

A posthumous memoir from a mutant genius...

 2018-06-16 12:30 

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A French Grocer Protested Stupid EU Food Regulations and Won...

Carrefour used artful civil disobedience and smart marketing to challenge ridiculous regulations....

 2018-06-16 12:30 

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A French Grocer Protested Stupid EU Food Regulations and Won: New at Reason...

Americans have probably never heard of Carrefour. The company, headquartered just outside Paris, opened its first grocery store in 1963. Today, the company...

 2018-06-16 10:00 

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The Insanely Eventful Life of Grateful Dead Lyricist John Perry Barlow...

A posthumous memoir from a mutant genius...

 2018-06-15 23:46 

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Just in Time for National Bourbon Day (June 14), a Bourbon Trademark Case...

Crafted with love in the cellars of the Sixth Circuit....

 2018-06-15 22:00 

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Trump's Dreamer Fix Will Drag the Country Back to 1924...

The man who derided Mitt Romney for being extreme is now to the right of Know Nothings....

 2018-06-15 21:35 

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Hawaii Mismanaged Asset Forfeiture Program, Audit Finds...

A state audit finds the Aloha State isn't keeping track of the stuff it seizes....

 2018-06-15 21:20 

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Alleged Silk Road Mentor Indicted, Extradited to United States...

Roger Clark, under pseudonym...

 2018-06-15 21:09 

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Religious Freedom and the Sanctity of the Confessional...

The Florida Evidence Code apparently requires clergy to testify about confessions to them, if the penitent allows them to do so -- but Catholic doctrine...

 2018-06-15 20:15 

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As Evidence of Higher Prices Mounts, Trump Announces Yet More New Tariffs...

Prices for steel, washing machines, and lumber spiked after Trump imposed tariffs on them. This time it will be different, right?...

 2018-06-15 20:08 

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Which Is Larger in Area, Colorado or Wyoming?...

Hint: There's an interesting geometrical reason for the answer. Further hint: The first hint, coupled with your knowledge of how such puzzles are constructed,...

 2018-06-15 20:00 

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Is the Economy Doing Too Well?...

The economy is not like an engine that's going too hard, so let's stop analyzing it like one....

 2018-06-15 19:45 

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After Seattle Ditches Its Amazon Tax, Silicon Valley City Mulls a Google Tax...

Employee head taxes are enjoying an undeserved popularity....

 2018-06-15 19:30 

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Manafort Sent to Jail over Accusations of Witness-Tampering...

Bail revoked for breaking one of the fundamental rules: Don't meddle with the court case....

 2018-06-15 19:30 

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Short Circuit: A roundup of recent federal court decisions...

Dangerous tennis shoes, a magnificent distillery, and bad advice from the IRS....

 2018-06-15 19:15 

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Trump Says Comey 'Totally Protected Hillary' but Was Fired for Actions That Hurt Her...

The president reverts to his original, highly implausible excuse for dismissing the FBI director....

 2018-06-15 19:00 

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Pro Sports Want the Government's Help Taking a Cut of Sports Betting. States Should Say No: New at Reason...

Leagues are lobbying states to institute an...

 2018-06-15 19:00 

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Pro Sports Want the Government's Help Taking a Cut of Sports Betting. States Should Say No....

Leagues are lobbying states to institute an...

 2018-06-15 18:45 

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People Are Getting Dumber: The Flynn Effect Goes Into Reverse...

Is it genes, or have we...

 2018-06-15 18:30 

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New Summer Television Sees Kevin Costner Back in the Saddle: New at Reason...

Reviews of Yellowstone and the appropriately named Take Two...

 2018-06-15 18:30 

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Kevin Costner Goes Back to the Well of Westerns in Yellowstone...

Also: Castle gets zombified from the television graveyard in the form of Take Two...

 2018-06-15 18:00 

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Congress Wants to Ban Sex Dolls That Look Like Kids: New at Reason...

The bill is called the Curbing Realistic Exploitative Electronic Pedophilic Robots, or CREEPER, Act. Of course....

 2018-06-15 18:00 

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Congress Wants to Ban Sex Dolls That Look Like Kids...

The bill is called the Curbing Realistic Exploitative Electronic Pedophilic Robots, or CREEPER, Act. Of course....

 2018-06-15 17:45 

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Will EPA Head Scott Pruitt Be Shown the Door?...

A parade of nearly comical ethics scandals is overwhelming his record as a deregulator....

 2018-06-15 17:30 

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Why Does the Press Routinely Misidentify Prostitution as 'Sex Trafficking'?: Podcast...

Reason's Elizabeth Nolan Brown on libertarian feminism, how to encrypt your email, and more...

 2018-06-15 15:50 

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Australian Politician and Trans Activist Bridget Clinch Files "Gender Identity Vilification" Complaint Against Critic...

Clinch seeks...

 2018-06-15 15:20 

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Lawmakers Consider Audit As California DMV Tortures Us With Endless Waits: New at Reason...

All over the country, Departments of Motor Vehicles seem impervious to change or improvement....

 2018-06-15 14:35 

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Pennsylvania's Governor Calls for Abolishing 13 Occupational Licenses...

Does Pennsylvania need to license barbers? How about...

 2018-06-15 14:01 

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How to (Legally) Make Your Own Off-the-Books Handgun: New at Reason...

Build a Glock 17 using parts from the internet....

 2018-06-15 13:30 

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I.G. Report Says Comey Was Insubordinate, Alleged FBI Efforts to Help Clinton Might Have Backfired: Reason Roundup...

Plus: Steve Bannon believes in Bitcoin....

 2018-06-15 13:00 

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This Vermont Prosecutor Is Pushing Back Against the DOJ's Drug Warriors...

Chittenden County State's Attorney Sarah George will no longer prosecute misdemeanor buprenorphine cases....

 2018-06-15 12:46 

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How Do the States Have Standing to Challenge an Unenforced and Unenforceable Mandate?...

There is no longer any legal or financial consequence for failing to comply with the individual mandate, so how are states (or anyone else) harmed by...

 2018-06-15 12:31 

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Trump's Awful Embrace of 'Fair Trade': New at Reason...

Donald Trump, a man who campaigned on protectionist rhetoric, says he can finagle better trade agreements for the United States. But judging from his...

 2018-06-15 12:05 

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Kurt Loder Reviews The Incredibles 2: New at Reason...

Still super....

 2018-06-15 12:01 

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The Case Against Qualified Immunity, Part V...

Today, I suggest ways the Supreme Court might adjust qualified immunity doctrine to comport with evidence of its role in constitutional litigation, and...

 2018-06-15 11:10 

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How Anti-Trump Republicans Can Change the President's Behavior...

Cory Gardner used confirmation holds to force a potential breakthrough on marijuana federalism. There's a lesson there....

 2018-06-15 11:10 

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How Cory Gardner Flipped Trump on Pot: New at Reason...

From Mark Sanford to Bob Corker to Jeff Flake, it's been a rough week for that most despised of Washington characters: The anti-Trump Republican. The...

 2018-06-15 08:00 

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Brickbat: Get on the Bus...

Prince George's County, Maryland, police have charged school bus aide DeQuan Brooks with second-degree child abuse and second-degree assault for assaulting...

 2018-06-15 04:01 

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Trump's Awful Embrace of 'Fair Trade'...

Free trade already puts America first....

 2018-06-15 04:00 

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Lawmakers Consider Audit As California DMV Tortures Us With Endless Waits...

All over the country, Departments of Motor Vehicles seem impervious to change or improvement....

 2018-06-15 04:00 

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Movie Review: Incredibles 2...

Still super....

 2018-06-14 20:50 

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Encryption Wars Ramp Up As Apple Improves Phone Security...

Law enforcement is upset, but data security is vital to prevent crimes....

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