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I Won't Ever Visit My Father in Prison May. 06, 2021

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: This is a hard letter to write to you. My father abused me and was sent to prison for i... Read More

Biden Hedges on His Promise to Free Pot Prisoners: The President Still Has Not Caught Up With Most Americans on Marijuana Policy May. 05, 2021

Jacob Sullum

Just before he left office, Donald Trump freed more than a dozen federal prisoners who had received ... Read More

Classic Ann Landers Apr. 04, 2021

Classic Ann Landers

Editor's Note: Hundreds of Ann Landers' loyal readers have requested that newspapers continue to pub... Read More

Society Pays a High Price When Prosecutors Fail to Punish Crime Apr. 01, 2021

Daily Editorials

Imagine a society where prostitutes could solicit johns for sex just yards from police officers who ... Read More

No Social Security in Prison Feb. 03, 2021

Social Security and You

I was recently going through some old family photo albums with my grandkids. One album covered the r... Read More

Free Mitch Rutledge Dec. 29, 2020

Stephen Moore

Nearly everyone has seen the classic movie "The Shawshank Redemption." Well, it turns out there is a... Read More

The Pandemic's Hidden Victims Dec. 19, 2020

Diane Dimond

No two ways about it. This has been a lousy year. In so many ways, our lives have been upended and, ... Read More

Bail Reform Has Not Unleashed Violent Crime Nov. 22, 2020

Steve Chapman

The book of Ecclesiastes advises that the Almighty sends rain to fall on both the just and the unjus... Read More

Trump's Vague Commitment to Criminal Justice Reform: The President's Daughter Says 'We're Just Getting Started,' but His Campaign Has Not Offered Any Details Sep. 02, 2020

Jacob Sullum

Alice Johnson's appearance at the Republican National Convention last week was a rebuke to Democrati... Read More

Your Father Is Addicted -- So Speak Up Now Aug. 25, 2020

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 16 and have a father who has been in jail twice because he was arrested for drunk d... Read More

I'm Still Daddy's Little Girl Jul. 07, 2020

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: My father died four years ago, and this brought me great pain because I loved him very ... Read More

Isolation a Prime Risk Factor for Suicide May. 29, 2020

Daily Editorials

So in the era of the pandemic when isolation is being enforced, our community must also confront the... Read More

May 28, 2020 May. 28, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My father was in prison for my entire childhood. I am now 23 and have managed to build a... Read More

Time Well Spent in London's Clink Prison May. 10, 2020

Travel and Adventure

By Sharon Whitley Larsen "What did you do in London?" several friends inquired about my trip there. ... Read More

Prisoners Need COVID-19 Protection, Too Apr. 18, 2020

Diane Dimond

These days, we are all worried about those most susceptible to the ravages of the COVID-19 virus ... Read More

Short Takes On Cosby, Good Dogs and Bad People Dec. 30, 2019

Daily Editorials

Appreciating the Beauty of Science Last week's Miss America pageant scored some important firsts, in... Read More

Corrupting Our Social Norms Dec. 18, 2019

Walter E. Williams

Here are several questions for biologists and medical professionals: If a person is found to have XY... Read More

Pardon My Turkey Dec. 02, 2019

Marc Dion

Heavy lies the head that wears the turkey. Pres. Donald Trump pardoned two turkeys just before Thank... Read More

At 17 I Was Busted for Robbery Nov. 16, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm not a teenager, but I still read your column regularly. Since I've done a nice job ... Read More