Why It’s Hard to Punish ‘Bad Samaritans’

It may have been immoral for teens to stand by and watch a Florida man drown. But it wasn’t illegal, and not everyone thinks it should be. Read More

Bears vs. Humans

In bear country, cities and counties are trying to keep bears out of town by adopting ordinances that require residents to keep their trash secure.  Read More

Individual Mandate

A bipartisan group of governors fears that getting rid of the mandate now might convince even more young and healthy people to forgo insurance, further destabilizing markets. Read More
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