Author: Elizabeth Weiss


Elizabeth Weiss is a freelance writer and web content developer. Her lifestyle and parenting articles have appeared in Forbes, Reader’s Digest, Playboy, Marie Claire, and other print and online publications. She has an MFA in creative writing and resides in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. with her husband and two children. Learn more about Elizabeth at

5 things every cyclist should know from Seattle’s Bike Lawyer

By law, bicyclists have the same rights on the roads as motorists, but that doesn’t mean all motorists honor the law, or that all cyclists follow it. So inevitably, bicycle accidents happen, even though cities like Seattle, considered one of the best American cities for biking, have created protected bike lanes and trails and support […]

Wrestling with freedom of speech

The cases against Sonoko Tagami and Desiree Fairooz paint similar pictures of the limitations of Free Speech in the face of political pressures and social norms. From a topless protest in Chicago to the Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing, the 1st Amendment can seem a bit unclear.