Oh really? What a shock: “California discovers it’s really expensive to confiscate people’s guns”

When an article starts with: In most states, you cannot have guns if you’re a felon, or if you have been committed for mental illness. Many also prohibit gun ownership by domestic violence offenders or drug abusers. You know you are in for some interesting reading, simply because the author didn't bother to do any …

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Antigun Logical Fallacies: Functional Fixedness vs Genetic Fallacy ie “Guns are only for killing!”

This showed up on Reddit today: Functional fixedness is a cognitive bias that limits a person to using an object only in the way it is traditionally used. The concept of functional fixedness originated in Gestalt Psychology, a movement in psychology that emphasizes holistic processing. Karl Duncker defined functional fixedness as being a "mental block …