Some experts say social media should adopt a tripartite test drawn from international law to protect free speech online. A similar test in the United States has protected free speech reasonably well in some cases. The tripartite test has potential to protect free speech, but much still depends on who applies the test.
CBP’s nascent role as a cut‐rate secret police force that operates at the discretion of the executive branch is merely one manifestation of the creeping, bi‐partisan paramilitarization of the federal government.
The federal government is trying to block Safehouse’s supervised injection site by invoking a 1980s crack‐house law that makes it a crime to provide a place to take illicit drugs. Cato and the ACLU have joined forces to help stop the government.