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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The Folly of Government-Imposed Social Media 'Neutrality': Trump Supports a Bill That Would Encourage Censorship in the Name of Free Speech Jul 17, 2019

Last week, two days after he lost a First Amendment lawsuit brought by critics he had blocked on Twi... Read More

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Blame Wilbur Ross' Clumsy Lies for the Census Mess: The Commerce Secretary Could Easily Have Reinstated the Citizenship Question If He'd Been Less Transparently Dishonest Jul 10, 2019

If you want to understand why the Trump administration is scrambling at the last minute to include a... Read More

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Democrats Reveal Their Hostility to the Second Amendment: Most of the Party's Presidential Contenders Show Little or No Concern for the Right to Armed Self-Defense Jun 26, 2019

The New York Times recently asked 21 Democratic presidential contenders a question about firearms, a... Read More