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How Trump’s Republican Party Went Soft on Communism: New at Reason

If you had told Ronald Reagan in 1988 that in 30 years, the president of the United States would be chummy with communist dictators in China and North Korea, eager to please a brutal Kremlin autocrat, and indifferent to the needs of our military allies, …

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Brickbats: Stunned

In New York City, Andre Hinkson’s mother called cops to say her son had just busted up their home and left. Cops went looking for him and jumped a man they believed was Hinkson, tasering him three times. But when the mother got to the …

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How Trump’s Republican Party Went Soft on Communism

If you had told Ronald Reagan in 1988 that in 30 years, the president of the United States would be chummy with communist dictators in China and North Korea, eager to please a brutal Kremlin autocrat, and indifferent to the needs of our military allies, …

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

From Thursday’s Illinois Appellate Court decision in State v. Penister (nonprecedential): Penister [argues that his arrest violated the Fourth Amendment because] his possession of a gun did not give Whitlock reason to believe he had committed any offense, because Whitlock had no grounds for concluding …

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“Enforcing the Law” Doesn’t Justify Separating Migrant Children from their Parents

The Trump administration recently adopted a “zero tolerance” policy under which undocumented immigrants apprehended by federal officials are forcibly separated from their children. In April and May alone, almost 2000 children were torn from their parents and detained separately, often under cruel conditions likely to …

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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 this month, and I wanted to pass this along, especially since the Court is still considering whether to hear Arlene’s Flowers, and other …

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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, look what happened to him. Continue Reading....

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

Lyn Ulbricht moved to Colorado last year. She uprooted her life to be near her son, Ross Ulbricht, who is an inmate in a federal maximum security prison an hour outside of Colorado Springs. Ross is serving two concurrent life sentences for his role in …

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Here Are the Finalists for the 2018 Reason Video Prize!

I’m excited to announce the five finalists for the 2018 Reason Video Prize, which honors short-form films and videos that explore, investigate, and enrich our appreciation of the libertarian beliefs in individual rights, limited government, and human possibilities. The winner will receive $5,000, second place …

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

The Reason Podcast is a free, thrice-weekly (and sometimes more!) audio program that features in-depth conversations, interviews, and occasional shouting matches with leading authors, personalities, newsmakers, and Reason staffers. The Monday program is a roundtable hosted by Matt Welch and featuring Katherine Mangu-Ward, Peter Suderman, …

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