Tag Archives: gun control

CDC Study Confirms: John Lott Was Right

  Handguns, suicides, mass shootings deaths, and self-defense: Findings from a research report on gun violence. – Slate Magazine. Rare indeed is the article that will somehow manage to surprise both the pro and anti-gun crowds at the same time, … Continue reading

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False Assumptions Roundup

To borrow a favorite phrase of John Stossel, “What we know, isn’t so.”  I ran across these two stories today, both of which expose and challenge some deeply ingrained beliefs that most of society holds that are in fact, completely … Continue reading

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In Support of Adam Kokesh and Civil Disobedience

  Libertarian activist Adam Kokesh is in the planning stages of a pro-gun protest that has many people (including self-identified libertarians, and other pro-gun conservatives) quite upset, worried, concerned, and generally shitting their pants.  Well, it’s not so much a … Continue reading

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Someone Should Explain To Bloomberg What “Interpret” Means

  Bloomberg Says Interpretation of Constitution Will ‘Have to Change’ After Boston Bombing | Politicker. This article is a few days old by now, and has already been thoroughly dismantled and mocked by writers much more talented than I.  But … Continue reading

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Portman, Palin, and the Newtown Parents

By now, this is an old story, so I’m not going to spend all that much time on this post.  The long and short of it is, Rob Portman, a GOP Senator, recently changed his mind and came out in … Continue reading

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Holmes’ doctor warned police before Colo. movie attack

Holmes’ doctor warned police before Colo. movie attack. Stories like this bother me.  A lot. Putting the issue of gun control aside for a moment, the unstated implication here is that the police “should have known” this would happen because … Continue reading

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Statist Senators Cannot Follow Simple Logic

During the Senate hearing on the new (if you haven’t yet suffered under it, it’s new to you!) proposed “assault weapons” ban, Ted Cruz asks a simple question:  Why can the government arbitrarily exclude certain weapons from second amendment protection, … Continue reading

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