Tagged: gun control

Cold, Dead Hands

Guns rights advocates use death threats to… stop a gun seller from selling guns.  True story.

Fun Constitutional Facts: Gun Rights Edition

The words “regulate” and “regulated” appear three times in the Constitution’s current text. Here they are: Article I, Section 8: “The Congress shall have Power…To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States,...

Excusing the NRA, Remembering Ourselves

Now that the fiscal cliff fight is over, (for a spell) now that the inauguration is almost upon us, we’re finally ready to have the national conversation about guns (maybe, unless fighting over Chuck...

A Liberal Reconsiders Gun Control

Note: This post is part of our League Symposium on Guns In America. You can read the introductory post for the Symposium here. To see a list of all posts in the Symposium so...

To Protect and Serve

~by Ward Smith In the light of the Aurora shootings and the many like them before a little known theme has emerged. The police are under no obligation whatsoever to protect citizens. The 911...

At the Gun Show

This past weekend I went to the gun show. This is the big annual show at the Kentucky Fairgrounds that brings in hundreds of dealers. In that one building there was probably over a...

The Price of Pleasure

Tony Comstock has a really excellent post up on the Tucson shootings, gun control, and the thirty-round magazine: Buried in the Federal Assault Weapons Ban’s meaningless restrictions on cosmetic features was a ban on...