Category: Civil Liberties

A little privacy and due process, please.

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In Defense Of Hate Speech

A poll, conducted by online pollster YouGov, finds that more Americans support rather than oppose criminalizing hate speech. YouGov’s latest research shows that many Americans support making it a criminal offense to make public...

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 03: New York Police Department (NYPD) Sergeant Joseph Freer demonstrates how to use and operate a body camera during a media press conference on December 3, 2014 in New York City. The NYPD is beginning a trial exploring the use of body cameras; starting Friday NYPD officers in three different precincts will begin wearing body cameras during their patrols. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

The Downside of Police Body Cams

I’m torn on police body cameras. On the plus side, they can be a useful tool to keep both police officers and suspects in check. Police departments that use body cams have seen a...

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Both Sides Are Wrong About Baltimore

Social media would have you believe that there are only two sides to the situation in Baltimore: the thugs vs. the boot lickers.  I am on neither side. Yet, I’ve been called both a white...