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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Alarmist Nonsense Should Not Stop Sentencing Reform: Modest Changes in First Step Act Are No Threat to Public Safety Nov 21, 2018

The federal sentencing reforms that Donald Trump endorsed last week could shorten the terms of 2,700... Read More

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Restricting E-Cigarette Flavors Endangers Public Health: The FDA's Decree Will Make Vaping Less Appealing and Less Accessible to Smokers Interested in Switching Nov 14, 2018

Critics of the vaping industry portray the flavors that the Food and Drug Administration wants to ba... Read More

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Andrew Cuomo's Unconstitutional Assault on the NRA: N.Y.'s Governor Is Violating the First Amendment by Pressuring Banks and Insurers to Shun 'Gun Promotion Organizations' Nov 07, 2018

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's methods may be obscure, but his assault on the First Amendment is anyth... Read More

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The DOJ Should Not Prosecute Robert Bowers: The Federal Case Against the Pittsburgh Shooter Is Redundant and Constitutionally Questionable Oct 31, 2018

If anyone deserves execution, the man who murdered 11 mostly elderly people at a Pittsburgh synagogu... Read More