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    Do We Need a New Law to Make Stealing Illegal?

    Everyone agrees that stealing should be a crime. Theft has been an offense in every society that has recognized property rights. Theft was a crime under the English common law; every state outlaws theft today; and theft of federal property (or property in interstate commerce) is a crime under federal … More

    The SAFE DOSES Act: A Redundant Law and an Empty Gesture

    The SAFE DOSES Act, which just passed the House, makes stealing medical equipment a federal crime punishable by up to 30 years in prison and a $1,000,000 fine. There is no doubt that conduct of the kind mentioned in the SAFE DOSES Act is wrong and should be punished criminally. … More

    How Lisa Jackson Stole $11,000 from Every American Household

    As we reported this morning, EPA administrator Lisa Jackson was forced to admit she had not even read the Waxman-Markey carbon taxing bill before her agency released a report claiming the economic impact of cap and trade legislation would be “modest.” Asked how the EPA could produce a report on … More