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.

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Prohibited Prayer and the Limits of Public Health Authority: The Supreme Court Reaffirms That COVID-19 Regulations Must Comply With the First Amendment Apr 14, 2021

When Christians met in each other's homes for prayer or Bible study, they had to be careful. Such ga... Read More

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The Bump Stock Ban Highlights the Danger of Letting Bureaucrats Invent Crimes: A Federal Appeals Court Rejects a Highly Implausible Redefinition of Machine Guns Mar 31, 2021

Two years ago, peaceful, law-abiding gun owners across the country became felons overnight, thanks t... Read More

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Biden Threatens to Revive Kangaroo Courts in College Sexual Assault Cases: The President Has Ordered the Education Department to Consider Rescinding Due Process Reforms Mar 24, 2021

In 2016, Purdue University imposed a one-year suspension on a student accused of sexual assault, for... Read More