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Aluminum bats and NYC paternalism



At City Journal, Paul Beston decries the New York City Council's move to ban metal bats from high school baseball games (earlier here). Don't miss Julian Sanchez's concise account ("The Nanny Two-Step") of the dangers to liberty in accepting the argument that runs roughly, "We pay through taxes when someone gets injured, why shouldn't we regulate the risks people take in sports?"

 

 


Isaac Gorodetski
Project Manager,
Center for Legal Policy at the
Manhattan Institute
igorodetski@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Press Officer,
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

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