Worst 4/20 Ever

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In this week’s The Reason Roundtable, editors Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Nick Gillespie, and special guest Eric Boehm lament a horrible weekend for freedom, as Congress passed a collection of bad bills concerning military spending for Ukraine and Israel, a TikTok ban, and a reauthorization of Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).

00:53—House of Representatives passes substantial bipartisan military spending aid package that includes Ukraine and Israel

22:50—New Title IX rules

34:00—Weekly Listener Question

41:03—House votes to reauthorize Section 702 of the FISA

48:29—This week’s cultural recommendations

Mentioned in this podcast:

Democrats and Republicans Unite To Give Weapons Manufacturers $59 Billion,” by Matthew Petti

Ukraine Crisis: U.S. Must Use Restraint,” by Nick Gillespie

Should America keep funding Ukraine?” by Nick Gillespie and Zach Weissmueller

Why Sanctioning Russia Will Fail,” by Nick Gillespie and Regan Taylor

Hot Takes Are Making the Ukraine Invasion Worse,” by Nick Gillespie and Regan Taylor

Steven Pinker: What Went Wrong at Harvard,” by Nick Gillespie

Should America stop funding Israel’s war?” by Zach Weissmueller and Liz Wolfe

How much aid does the U.S. owe Israel?” by Robby Soave

Hamas, Israel, and what it means for the U.S.,” by Nick Gillespie

New Title IX Rules Erase Campus Due Process Protections,” by Emma Camp

Laura Kipnis: How Colleges Criminalized Sex,” by Nick Gillespie

The Guardians of Free Speech,” by Nick Gillespie

If They Ban TikTok, Is Apple Next?” by Rand Paul

TikTok Measure Passed by House Is Unconstitutional in Multiple Ways,” by Elizabeth Nolan Brown

Campus Rape Expert Can’t Answer Basic Questions About His Sources,” by Linda LeFauve

How an Influential Campus Rape Study Skewed the Debate,” by Robby Soave

The Politics of Campus Sexual Assault,” by Cathy Young

Guilty Until Proven Innocent,” by Cathy Young

Why We Can’t Have Nice Things: Jones Act Traffic Jam,” by Eric Boehm

Remy: Cabotage (Beastie Boys Jones Act Parody),” by Remy, Austin Bragg, Meredith Bragg, and John Carter

Let’s Scrap the Jones Act,” by Andrew Heaton

Appeals Court Rules That Cops Can Physically Make You Unlock Your Phone,” by Joe Lancaster

How the FISA Reauthorization Bill Could Force Maintenance Workers and Custodians To Become Government Spies,” by Eric Boehm

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