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[Ilya Somin] Broader Implications of "My Body, My Choice"

The recent passage of state laws imposing new restrictions on abortion has resulted in understandable anger in the pro-choice movement, and reiteration of the classic slogan "my body, my choice."   Or, as philosopher Daniel Silvermint puts it in a much-retweeted response … Continue reading

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[Ilya Somin] Federal Appellate Court Rules Against Trump Administration on Most Issues in California “Sanctuary State” Case

Flag of California.Earlier today, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled against the Trump Administration on nearly all the disputed issues in the California "sanctuary state" case. The ruling is an important victory for federalism in the … Continue reading

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[Ilya Somin] My Upcoming Speaking Engagements for the Next Several Months

Ilya Somin's upcoming speaking engagements for the next few months, covering topics such as federalism, immigration, "voting with your feet," property rights, and others.For readers who may be interested, here is a list of my upcoming speaking engagements for the … Continue reading

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[Ilya Somin] Should Longtime Expats Have the Right to Vote in Elections?

A Canadian Supreme Court decision striking down a law denying the right to vote to expats who have resided abroad for over five years raises broader questions about democratic theory. Earlier today, the Supreme Court of Canada issued a decision … Continue reading

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[Ilya Somin] Trump's Terrible Record on Property Rights

The President's recent threat to use "the military version of eminent domain" to seize property for his border wall is just the tip of a larger iceberg of policies inimical to constitutional property rights.President Trump's recent threat to use "the … Continue reading

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