Yesterday was a victory for the United States - the Senate prevented shredding the 1st, 4th, 5th, 8th, and 14th amendments in order for Senate Democrats to restrict the 2nd. This is being played as Republican's wanting to sell guns to ISIS. I'm not joking, that's actually what Sen Chris Murphy stated: We’ve got to make … Continue reading No, you can’t blame the Republicans for lack of gun control
The next time your left leaning friends decide to lecture you about how you are a terrible gun fetishist, feel free to refer to this well written piece: http://www.thepolemicist.net/2013/01/the-rifle-on-wall-left-argument-for-gun.html
I love Reason's articles so very, very much. I can always count on them to be levelheaded when it comes to this topic: This week, in an editorial titled "Don't Blame Mental Illness for Gun Violence," The New York Times noted that "less than 5 percent of gun homicides between 2001 and 2010 were committed by … Continue reading Reason asks why Democrats have difficulty with math when it comes to firearms
The New York Times decided that the San Bernardino shooting was so outrageous that they decided to vent their spleen by publishing their first Front Page Editorial in Forever... and it was on Gun Control. Specifically we should End the Gun Epidemic in America It is a moral outrage and a national disgrace that civilians … Continue reading A great response to the NY Times “historic” front page editorial: “An Open Letter to the New York Times Editorial Board on Guns”
Dave Kopel again speaks wisdom with this guest post in WaPo's The Volokh Conspiracy column: By far the single most effective step we could take to reduce violent crime would be to greatly increase spending to help the severely mentally ill. The biggest crime reduction would be fewer crimes against the mentally ill, since they are … Continue reading Dave Kopel on “The Costs and Consequences of Gun Control”
Sacramento County sheriff's deputies shot one person and detained two others after a machine gun-wielding man terrorized a Rancho Cordova neighborhood Thursday afternoon. "The initial call states that a guy was outside just shooting a machine gun off," said Sgt. Jason Ramos of the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department. "Not at any particular person, but just … Continue reading California: Machinegun used to shoot up neighborhood in Rancho Cordova
If you've ever heard the phrase "May you live in interesting times" then you understand why it seems so apropos these days. In the past 6 weeks we've seen a number of highly publicized mass shootings in addition to the usual gang related violence that is reported, then ignored by everyone. June On June 17, … Continue reading It’s been an “interesting” time lately. Are we seeing the beginning of a full court press?
The entire article is pro-click but here's the first section: As we discussed in a previous analysis, the 90 percent number was derived from a June 2009 U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report to Congress on U.S. efforts to combat arms trafficking to Mexico (see external link). According to the GAO report, some 30,000 firearms … Continue reading Where do the guns in Mexico come from? A great article