Jacob Sullum

Jacob Sullum

Jacob Sullum

During two decades in journalism Jacob Sullum has relentlessly skewered authoritarians of the left and the right, making the case for shrinking the realm of politics and expanding the realm of individual choice.

Read his weekly column here or check out hisĀ bio.

Recently Published

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New E-Cigarette Restrictions Could Be Lethal: FDA Regulations Aimed at Discouraging Underage Vaping May Also Deter Smokers from Switching Sep 19, 2018

Scott Gottlieb, the head of the Food and Drug Administration, says he still believes in the harm-red... Read More

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Pot Prohibition Makes Self-Defense Illegal: The Case Against Krissy Noble Shows How Drug and Gun Laws Conspire to Deprive People of a Fundamental Right Sep 12, 2018

When a stranger forced his way into her apartment, tackled her, punched her repeatedly and tried to ... Read More

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Supervised Injection Facilities Save Lives: The Justice Department's Opposition to Such Harm-Reducing Programs Is Irrational, Unscientific and Inhumane Sep 05, 2018

Last week, the California legislature approved a bill that would authorize "overdose prevention prog... Read More

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Ignorance Is Trump's Excuse: Given the President's Confusion About Campaign Finance Law, How Could He Have 'Knowingly and Willfully' Violated It? Aug 29, 2018

Donald Trump's critics say his defense of hush payments to women who claim to have had sex with him ... Read More