law

Legalizing Shrooms Is Cool — But Decriminalizing Hard Drugs Is Worth Celebrating More

When will the rest of the country follow Oregon’s lead in treating a public health crisis with something other than imprisonment?

How Homophobic, Unconstitutional Sodomy Laws Still Shape America

Many LGBTQ citizens still live with unconstitutional convictions under their states’ bygone sodomy laws. In Bayard Rustin’s name, the fight continues to finally wipe them off the books

Wrongful Conviction Compensation Payouts Are Wildly Uneven (and Often Grossly Unfair)

Many states don’t even have compensation laws, and for those that do, it can be a long, grueling process to actually get the money

The Denver Shooting Is the Logical Conclusion to America’s Self-Defense Fetish

No other developed nation gives its citizens as much liberty to use fatal force