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Comments Off on Can Extremer Vetting Reduce the Already Tiny Risk of Terrorism?

REASON – Donald Trump has defended his executive orders restricting travel to the United States, the latest of which will be considered by the Supreme Court next week, as stopgaps necessary to allow development of “extreme vetting” procedures aimed at preventing terrorists from entering the country. But as a new report from the Cato Institute […]

Comments Off on Stop Panicking—You’re Probably Not Going to Die Today: New at Reason

REASON – A. Barton Hinkle writes about how Americans across the ideological spectrum overly fear bad things happening, statistics be damned: Take terrorism—reaction to which has given us the Patriot Act, Guantanamo, waterboarding, the TSA, police militarization, and domestic surveillance that makes Facebook’s data harvesting look like the magic X-ray glasses they advertise in comic […]