The Disgusting Consequences of Plastic-Bag Bans

Ramesh Ponnuru Bloomberg 2/4/2013

Conservatives often point out that laws, no matter how benign they may appear, have unintended consequences. They can reverberate in ways that not many people foresaw and nobody wanted: Raising the minimum wage can increase unemployment; prohibition can create black markets.

The efforts in many cities to discourage the use of […]