This week I changed my mind about America's sex offender laws. Sure, they're popular and were passed by Congress and state legislatures in response terrible crimes. But no law can cure all ills and the national sex offender registry appears to be in urgent need of reform. In recent years we've had … Continue reading One-Size-Fits-All. Our National Panic Over Sex Crimes
The big debate over trampoline safety is important but often distorted. So often news accounts are written from the perspective of the dangers they may present more than the fun they provide. Many who condemn home trampolines take a very different view about bikes, which can also be dangerous... Or contact sports... Or playgrounds. When … Continue reading Are Killjoys Opposed to Backyard Trampolines?