Economic Empowerment of Women Can Improve With Licensing Reform
Occupational licensing has become a significant topic of debate in recent years. Advocates of licensing argue that licensing requirements protect public safety and consumer welfare, while critics contend that they restrict...
Should Texas Takeover Houston ISD?
The Texas Education Agency is taking over the Houston Independent School District (ISD), but should they?
Utah Legalizes Fentanyl Test Strips
In an ideal world, no one would use or traffic in harmful drugs. But we don’t live in an ideal world. Until that day, harm-reducing measures like permitting dealers and users to test drugs for fentanyl, will save lives.
The Missing Children Aren’t Actually Missing
Are there really over a million students missing? Following the school closures, 1.3 million students in fact did not return to public schools. But they didn’t move to charter or private schools either. So, what's really going on...
The Pardon Power in Utah
The topic of pardons can be controversial. Advocates like Governor Brown call them a “chance to save lives.” However, granting one individual the power to override a lawful conviction leaves that power subject to abuse.
Libertas Requests Veto of DNA Warrantless Search Bill (SB156)
Three years ago, Libertas published a policy brief highlighting how law enforcement was using new DNA technology to identify individuals and the problems this poses by empowering the government to identify suspects using massive...