Anything Peaceful He Beat the IRS in Court, But They Still Won't Make Him Whole
The law requires the government compensate innocent victims of asset forfeiture, but the IRS refuse to obeyGeorge C. Leef Jul 30, 2015
The government wastes more money each second than it would cost to compensate this asset forfeiture victim, but they're fighting it tooth and nail.
Freeman Article Liberty Still Has a Fighting Chance
Can Alexis de Tocqueville’s American Exceptionalism Be Restored?Lawrence W. Reed Jul 28, 2015
The American Dream still lives in the hearts of those who love liberty and refuse to surrender it.
Anything Peaceful Federal Court: Government Doesn't Need a Reason to Ban Competition
Is naked protectionism constitutional?Evan Bernick Jul 24, 2015
The 2nd Circuit rules that a "simple preference" for one group -- pure arbitrary favoritism -- is a legitimate reason to stop competition.
Anything Peaceful Is "Liberty" a Meaningless Idea? Justice Alito Thinks So.
The courts' worst decisions have come from neglecting liberty, not embracing itEvan Bernick Jul 23, 2015
People disagree about what "liberty" means. Should judges overrule legislatures on the question?
Anything Peaceful Remember When Donald Trump Tried to Bulldoze an Elderly Widow's Home to Build a Limo Parking Lot?
Does it get worse than this?Anything Peaceful Jul 20, 2015
In the 1990s, he tried to steal and bulldoze an elderly widow's home. Today, he's the most popular bully in the class.
Anything Peaceful Don't Agree with the Mayor's Politics? No Permits for You!
Apologize, or else!Walter Olson Jul 20, 2015
Boston's mayor again uses regulation to retaliate against political speech.
Anything Peaceful Watch the IRS Rob and Extort a Convenience Store Owner
Government bullies rob and extort a man who did nothing wrongAnything Peaceful Jul 17, 2015
Watch this blood-boiling encounter between government thugs and an innocent shop owner.
Anything Peaceful Uber vs. the State, 1851 Edition
An early case of protectionism reveals the logic of anti-competition regulationTimothy Sandefur Jul 17, 2015
Ferry boat monopolies tried to crush their competition the exact same way that taxi cartels do today.
Anything Peaceful Girl Sues Draft for Only Registering Males
The suit challenges the constitutionality of the sex-based discriminationIlya Somin Jul 16, 2015
With women allowed in combat, the male-only draft looks unconstitutional.
Anything Peaceful New York Agrees to Pay $5.9 million to Settle Case of Eric Garner
Qualified immunity means police aren't held liable for violating citizens's rightsDaniel Bier Jul 14, 2015
Guess who pays, and who doesn't?