Ed Driscoll

Easy Riders, Raging Nannies

UPI reports, “More die because helmet laws repealed“:

U.S. motorcyclist fatality rates have increased in states that repealed their universal helmet laws in the past decade, researchers said.

The nanny state doesn’t understand that freedom is also the freedom to potentially stupid things. Or as P.J. O’Rourke once said, “There is only one basic human right, the right to do as you damn well please. And with it comes the only basic human duty, the duty to take the consequences.”