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Brickbat: Take Your Medicine

Dunwoody, Georgia, police arrested EMT Deannah Williams for repeatedly striking a 17-year-old boy who was handcuffed behind his back, wearing leg shackles and lying on a stretcher in the back of an ambulance. The boy was being taken to a hospital for an evaluation, and …

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Yevgeniy Is Back, and It’s Bad

My wife pointed out that they didn’t Anglicize the name to Eugene—not much of either a villain name or a hero name in English, I’m afraid. But Yevgeniy …. Continue Reading....

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The Long Nightmare of the Dreamers

A lot has happened in America since April 25, 2001—the 9/11 attacks, two major wars, the Great Recession, the first black president, the iPhone, a Cubs World Series title, and Donald Trump. That was the day the Dream Act, to protect young immigrants brought here …

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The Case Against Deporting Immigrants Convicted of Crimes

Donald Trump recently described at least some immigrants as “animals” who must be deported. There has been much controversy over whether Trump meant to condemn undocumented immigrants generally, or just those who are members of the MS-13 gang. But few if any commentators question the …

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Will a New Question Scare Illegal Immigrants Away from the Census?: New at Reason

When the idea of measuring the United States’ population every 10 years was first codified, the mission was pretty straightforward: Tally up the “Number of free Persons” living in each state so that seats in the U.S. House of Representatives can be apportioned accordingly. Many …

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Will a New Question Scare Illegal Immigrants Away from the Census?

When the idea of measuring the United States’ population every 10 years was first codified, the mission was pretty straightforward: Tally up the “Number of free Persons” living in each state so that seats in the U.S. House of Representatives can be apportioned accordingly. Many …

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Government Has ‘Lost’ 1,475 Children It Separated from Immigrant Parents

Here’s a story that will give pause to anyone whose heart isn’t made of granite: Charged with taking care of the children of migrants who are separated from parents due to immigration laws, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) cannot account for nearly …

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The Rise of the Food-Related Lawsuit: New at Reason

Food lawsuits are on the rise. At first glance, most are terrible, some are good, and others require a closer look. It’s not easy to tell the difference between each type, which is why it’s important to look at who stands to benefit from these …

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If You Can Afford a Plane Ticket, Thank Deregulation: New at Reason

In the ’50s and ’60s, when I was growing up, air travel was a luxury. People dressed up as if going to church. There were lots of empty seats, so on night flights you could often get a row of three together and sprawl out. …

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If You Can Afford a Plane Ticket, Thank Deregulation

In the ’50s and ’60s, when I was growing up, air travel was a luxury. People dressed up as if going to church. There were lots of empty seats, so on night flights you could often get a row of three together and sprawl out. …

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