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The Freedom to Pursue Happiness May. 28, 2020

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

The governors of all 50 states, and the mayors of many large cities, have assumed unto themselves th... Read More

Trump Finally Calls Worship 'Essential' May. 26, 2020

Daily Editorials

Our country has lost its way when it holds abortion above the right to worship. Abortion businesses.... Read More

The People Speak May. 26, 2020

William Murchison

"We the people" is the phrase that comes trippingly to mind. We the people, over Memorial Day weeken... Read More

What If the Government Has It Wrong? May. 21, 2020

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

What if the government has it wrong — on the medicine and the law? What if face masks can't st... Read More

A Nation of Sheep May. 14, 2020

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

"When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there ... Read More

The Coronavirus Protesters' False Notions of Freedom May. 14, 2020

Steve Chapman

The people who have rallied in Chicago and elsewhere to protest stay-at-home orders and business shu... Read More

Will SCOTUS Revoke Its License for Police Abuse? This Week the Justices Are Considering 13 Petitions Involving the Pernicious Doctrine of Qualified Immunity May. 13, 2020

Jacob Sullum

Based on an erroneous report of a "domestic assault," police officers came to rescue Melanie Kelsay ... Read More

Do We Still Have a Constitution? May. 07, 2020

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

I have been taking some heat from friends and colleagues for my steadfast defense of personal libert... Read More

Voting by Mail Protects Democracy and Public Health May. 07, 2020

Steve Chapman

If I were a fan of the coronavirus, here's what I'd like to see this fall: crowds of Americans stand... Read More

'The Bill of Rights Is Above My Pay Grade' Apr. 23, 2020

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

The loss of liberty is at hand. Every day in America, mayors and governors — not one of whom i... Read More

Death in Slow Motion Apr. 16, 2020

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

During the past month, as Americans have been terrified of the coronavirus, another demon has been l... Read More

Even in a Pandemic, 'Constitutional Rights Still Exist': A Federal Judge Defends Religious Freedom by Blocking a Misguided Ban on Drive-In Easter Services Apr. 15, 2020

Jacob Sullum

The celebration of Easter this week was conspicuously constrained by government policies aimed at li... Read More

Don't Let Democrats Federalize Elections Apr. 10, 2020

David Harsanyi

I'm sorry, but you have no constitutional "right" to vote by mail. You have no constitutional "right... Read More

I Want My Teacher to Get Fired Apr. 04, 2020

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm a 15-year-old girl, and one of my teachers calls all of the girls in my class "dear... Read More

An Unnecessary Coronavirus Victim: The Right to Travel Apr. 02, 2020

Steve Chapman

For Chicagoans who need to go to Texas, there is bad news. You can do it, but anyone flying from Chi... Read More

Taking Rights Seriously Apr. 02, 2020

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

"If the provisions of the Constitution be not upheld when they pinch as well as when they comfort, t... Read More

Will COVID-19 Kill the Constitution? Politicians and the Public Are Alarmingly Willing to Violate Civil Liberties in the Name of Fighting the Epidemic Apr. 01, 2020

Jacob Sullum

The great American jurist St. George Tucker, writing at the beginning of the 19th century, called th... Read More

Beware a Government of Fear Mar. 26, 2020

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither L... Read More

Freedom in a Time of Madness Mar. 19, 2020

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

"The Constitution of the United States is a law for rulers and people, equally in war and in peace, ... Read More

Can the Government Restrict Travel to Protect Public Health? Mar. 12, 2020

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

The issue of whether government in America can quarantine persons against their will, ostensibly for... Read More