Home video shows police killing dog after being captured: Here’s yet another unjustified shooting of a dog by police officers, this time in Denver. The law, in my view, should recognize that beloved pets are not mere property, but rather a special kind of property. To wrongfully cause the death of a pet should carry a significantly higher penalty than merely compensating the owner for the replacement cost of that pet. Moreover, police officers and government officials who indulge in this kind of reckless killing without good cause should be disciplined severely, preferably fired.
Wretched woman!: This indignant and eloquent letter is from an escaped slave to the wife of his former owner, in response to her attempt to extort $1000 out of him. Such is the beauty of valuing yourself and your liberty.
Anarchism & Justice by Roy Childs: The Cato Institute publishes a new book promoting anarchism. It’s another reminder that, contrary to the claims of some Objectivists of late, anarchism is still a significant and active minority in the libertarian movement. Oh and here’s another example.