The following is a commentary on the tax reform proposal passed out by the Tax Restructuring and Equalization Task Force on December 9, 2019. Libertas Institute is taking a neutral position on the bill as it stands, while noting...
While Americans are not directly compensated for the data they provide to the companies they interact with, they have been the benefactors of cheaper goods and services at a higher quality—an indirect benefit that cannot be...
Justice and Due Process
Facial recognition is an exciting technology in a commercial or research context, but becomes scarier when in the hands of law enforcement. More problematic is the fact that Utah officials have been using this technology without...
Individuals with court debt shouldn't have to continue to struggle due to suspended driver’s licenses from unpaid government fines or fees. Without a driver’s license, reliable transportation is difficult to obtain, making it...
In Utah, you're an automatic felon if you are a lawful gun owner who decides to use an illegal drug. That needs to change.
If a pig doesn't cause more potential inconvenience to neighbors than a dog, why shouldn't someone be able to keep one?
To unleash the bounds of human ingenuity and make Utah the home for the world’s best, brightest, and most innovative minds. It’s time to turn the Beehive State into the Sandbox State.
As a people, we scare easily. But THC is medicine for many in Utah, and the vaping method of administration is essential. Further, we’re on the cusp of launching a new medical cannabis industry in Utah—one that will be highly...
Utah lawmakers will be presented a simple question in January: should police officers be able to go on fishing expeditions in privately owned or crowd-sourced DNA databases?
Let's not forget the reason why changing Utah's marijuana laws is so important.