Legislate in haste…

Johnnie Moore

Johnnie Moore

I’m Johnnie Moore, and I help people work better together

… repent at leisure.

Two stories that caught my eye this weekend both illustrating the dangers of rushing to make rules in response to alarming events.

Tiger has its day in court relates the ridiculous, and I would say cruel, attempt to prosecute someone for a picture on his phone. This sort of legislation seem to pass without allowing for the likelihood that some bureaucrat will use it to go on a persecutory powertrip.

And here’s Evan Harris unpacking the downside of banning mephedrone. (Hat tip) @suw)

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