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The Census Is Too Intrusive

The Constitution authorizes the federal government to conduct an “actual enumeration” of Americans, not to ask about our race, income, and other personal characteristics.

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Happy Repeal Day!

Today is a great day for freedom. On this day in 1933, the 21st Amendment was ratified, thus repealing Prohibition.

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Gun Control for Thee, Not for Me

Rep. Cedric Richmond supports gun control but apparently has a gun in his congressional office because he worries about threats to members of Congress.

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50 Years of Loving

Fifty years ago the Supreme Court struck down Virginia’s ban on interracial marriage, ruling that “The freedom to marry has long been recognized as one of the vital personal rights essential to the orderly pursuit of happiness by free men.”

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Using the Income Tax to Map Our Lives

The Treasury Department has used income tax returns to identify same‐​sex married couples by zip code. Should we worry that the government knows so much about us?