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Rediscovering the Promise of the American Founding Jul. 08, 2021

Veronique de Rugy

Declaring their independence from British rule 245 years ago, the American colonists held "these tru... Read More

Why Hasn't Legal Weed Killed the Illegal Market? Jun. 24, 2021

Steve Chapman

Legal marijuana is becoming the norm in America. Nineteen states have legalized recreational cannabi... Read More

Marijuana Bans Going Up in Smoke Nov. 07, 2020

Corey Friedman

As tallies trickled in from battleground states, one outcome was clear after election night: America... Read More

A Reason to Protest Jul. 01, 2020

John Stossel

Protesters say America's criminal justice system is unfair. It is. Courts are so jammed that innocen... Read More

We Need a Smarter War on Drugs Feb. 08, 2020

Diane Dimond

Did we learn nothing from the so-called crack-cocaine plague of the '80s and '90s? For those with f... Read More

Legal Marijuana Is Becoming the Norm Oct. 22, 2017

Steve Chapman

The war on drugs has been going on since 1971, and we have a winner: marijuana. Back then, possessio... Read More

A Conservative Mom Breaks the Pot Taboo May. 31, 2017

Michelle Malkin

Let's talk about marijuana. Specifically, let's talk about how and why I came to be one of the count... Read More

A Few Ways the Trump Administration Could Help Minorities Dec. 08, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

Republicans running for president haven't done very well with minority voters, and although Presiden... Read More

Drug Sentences Will Never Be Fair Oct. 12, 2016

Jacob Sullum

When President Obama issued his latest batch of commutations last week, the White House called them ... Read More

How the War on Drugs Fails Black Communities Jul. 14, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

As recent events have demonstrated, more than 50 years after much-delayed civil rights legislation w... Read More

The Streets of San Francisco, a Libertarian Take Apr. 03, 2016

Debra J. Saunders

"Sometimes I think we're so liberal that we're OK stepping over dead people on our sidewalks," Danie... Read More

Law and Border Sep. 16, 2015

John Stossel

How many wars can we fight? Our presidential candidates demand "stronger action" against both illeg... Read More

Obama Throws Open 46 Cell Doors at Last Jul. 14, 2015

Debra J. Saunders

President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of 46 federal drug offenders Monday. In his first term... Read More

Let the States Make Drug Law May. 05, 2015

Froma Harrop

WASHINGTON — Howard Wooldridge, a Washington lobbyist, is a former detective and forever Texan... Read More

Beyond Marijuana: Legalize All Drugs Oct. 02, 2014

Froma Harrop

Thirty years ago, a college kid in Kentucky was caught growing marijuana plants in his closet. That ... Read More

Stop the Fear Mongering Jul. 25, 2014

Linda Chavez

The good news at the U.S. border with Mexico is that the flood of children from Central America cros... Read More

How Cops Become Baby Burners: The Horrifying Collateral Damage Inflicted by the War on Drugs Jun. 04, 2014

Jacob Sullum

When Alecia Phonesavanh heard her 19-month-old son, Bounkham, screaming, she thought he was simply f... Read More

We Didn't Know Isn't Good Enough Jun. 03, 2014

Jessica Leigh

I wouldn't want to be the cop who tossed the flash grenade into the sleeping baby's crib. I wouldn't... Read More

Fight Heroin With Marijuana May. 23, 2014

Froma Harrop

A plague of heroin addiction is upon us. Another plague. Heroin was the crisis that prompted Richard... Read More

The Class War on Drug Users Feb. 04, 2014

Froma Harrop

Philip Seymour Hoffman's death at the end of a heroin needle again spotlights the dangers of a poiso... Read More