Lucy Steigerwald
Lucy Steigerwald
Lucy Steigerwald is a contributing editor at She previously worked at Reason magazine, and wrote a column for about police and legal issues. Steigerwald's work has also appeared at Rare, The Daily Beast, The Washington, and other outlets. She blogs at and tweets @lucystag.
The Libertarian Presidential Debate Was A Little-Noticed Breath Of Fresh Air

The frontrunners for the biggest two political parties are widely loathed. But Libertarian candidates have a chicken-or-egg problem with media and public attention.

Legalizing Weed Will Be Like Ending Prohibition

We don’t fully know whether smoking weed in moderation will hurt anyone. But prohibiting it has done more harm than good.

Prostitution is Just Another Vice—So Legalize It

Prostitution is not sex trafficking, and outlawing it creates more harm than good.

Watching Life And Death On ‘Everest’

Reaching the summit of Mount Everest is only halfway home. That’s what dooms the climbers portrayed in a new Hollywood film.

Former Felons Deserve Second Amendment Rights, Too

People shouldn’t be punished extra simply for owning a gun. What matters is how they use the gun.