The life of truly bad ideas
What Prohibition can teach us about abortion, gun violence
Watching the extremists concerning abortion and gun rights has led me to wonder just how long America can cling to profoundly bad ideas. (I know. Too long.).
Our history is pockmarked with horrible ideas: Slavery, Jim Crow laws, the warping of the 14th Amendment to give corporations human rights and Prohibition, to name just a few.