May 17, 2022 11:15 am

Why Background Checks Do Not Stymie Mass Shooters

The vast majority do not have disqualifying records, and “universal” requirements are easily evaded.

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May 16, 2022 9:30 am

Why New York’s ‘Assault Weapon’ Ban Didn’t Stop the Buffalo Massacre

The problem is not sneaky entrepreneurs who sell accessories; it’s legislators who ban guns based on functionally unimportant features.

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May 12, 2022 5:00 am

Guns and statistics – liberties and lies

A guest column by Don Robinson Some time ago (back in 2017), Don answered a question, and his answer is worth reading. The question: What statistics would convince “pro-gun people” (who love guns) that less access to guns and certain … Continue reading

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May 3, 2022 1:00 am

Brickbat: Public Enemy

Jude McGovern, a retired New York city police officer now living in Swanlinbar, Ireland, came home one day to find “eight to 10” police officers had forced their way into his home and were searching his belongings. They were looking for a souvenir he’d brought with him when he moved to Ireland 25 years ago,…

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May 2, 2022 5:00 am

Why are gun owners opposed to gun registration?

Guest post by Gregory K. Taggart, courtesy of Slow Facts. Some editing by TPOL. Question: “Why are gun owners against a central gun-owner database, also referred to as “Gun Registration”? At its root, the concept of a central gun-owner database … Continue reading

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April 20, 2022 2:25 pm

Florida’s Agriculture Commissioner Says the Ban on Gun Possession by Marijuana Users Is Unconstitutional

Nikki Fried, a Democrat, is suing the Biden administration, arguing that the policy violates the Second Amendment and a congressional spending rider.

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April 18, 2022 11:01 am

National media ‘won’t mention’ U.S. city where shootings are non-stop

While the Biden administration pushes for tighter gun control in America, the national news media are apparently ignoring one major city where strict gun control

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April 11, 2022 7:09 pm

ATF’s New ‘Ghost Gun’ Rules Are as Clear as Mud

The ATF used a lot of words that invite lawsuits and leave industry insiders baffled.

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April 11, 2022 2:25 am

In Sacramento Shooting, Gavin Newsom’s Lax-On-Crime Policies Are To Blame

Instead of proposing stricter gun control measures, leftists should be rethinking their plan to let violent criminals roam free.

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April 2, 2022 9:01 am

Anti-gun attorneys general lose again in long-running fight over 3-D printing

Second Amendment advocates who have been fighting, for nearly a decade, for their right under the First Amendment to post online various instructions for 3-D

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March 31, 2022 1:55 pm

Do Studies Show Gun Control Works? No.

Out of 27,900 research publications on gun laws, only 123 tested their effects rigorously.

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March 29, 2022 9:01 pm

Handgun Carry Permits Transform a Right Into a Privilege

The argument for loosening restrictions on armed self-defense goes beyond the measurable impact on public safety.

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