Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s shutdown orders, enforced through emergency powers, destroyed his state’s economy. Now voters are pushing back.
It’s reasonable to defer to executive branch officials during an emergency. But that deference cannot last forever, and it should depend on the nature of the government’s actions.
Helicopter governing has nothing to do with good intentions. Restrictions on every aspect of our lives do not make for well-adjusted, self-governing people—which is probably exactly the point.
As the meeting ended, I realized that for the entirety of the call I’d not heard one shred of medical or epidemiological evidence to justify a need for citizens to wear masks.
What sense does it make to send U.S. taxpayers’ money to a country that aligns itself with America’s enemies and seems determined to destroy civil liberties?
William Barr instructed U.S. attorneys to monitor cases of state and local governments infringing on civil liberties over the course of the pandemic.
Virus management is about power and control, the two things the elite always want and therefore don’t want to relinquish even when the virus recedes.
The coronavirus response has exposed the watchdog’s transformation from a protector of liberal values to a political hit machine.
Has President Donald Trump, by encouraging governors to close much of the American economy, gone too far? Is the Constitution in jeopardy?
The real threat of government expansion is not lockdown, but the introduction of well-intentioned, but dangerously-designed emergency relief programs.
Citizens must be wary of the attempt to redirect legitimate concern about coronavirus into a mandate for sweeping new government powers.
The FISC this week ordered the FBI to advise the court of what steps FBI will take to ensure their abuses are not repeated. That should just be a start.
Prior court-packing shows the practice can have disastrous, perhaps unforeseen results, and poses potential threats to our civil liberties.
The ACLU’s denouncement of the new Title IX rules is a disappointing chapter in the history of a once-great defender of civil liberties for all.
Conservatives and libertarians should take note of this new strategy that could be used to restrict gun rights under the guise of safety.
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