Entertainment is powerful. This is why Adolf Hitler had his propaganda filmmaker, Leni Riefenstahl, and why all modern regimes have at times created their own propaganda films. And it is why, while “The pen is mightier than the sword” and a picture mightier still, being worth a “thousand words,” we have to wonder how many words moving footage coupled with sound would be. How mighty art thou, Tinseltown?
In the wake of passage of New York's new gun law that will turn many gun owners into criminals on April 15, an anonymous tip line is being revived that citizens can use to report fellow citizens whom they suspect of possessing illegal guns.
As the first week of the UN Arms Trade Treaty conference wraps up in New York, the president of the conference presents his latest draft proposal of the treaty, including the mandatory compilation of a national gun owner registry and regulation on ammunition.
Florida's latest report on crime and permits once again confirms Professor John Lott's contention that carrying concealed reduces violent crime. Voices opposed are becoming muted.
On the second day of the Arms Trade Treaty conference at the United Nations, several European nations pushed for further restrictions on the transfer of arms.
In the rush to issue ideas to stop mass shootings, both gun control groups and pro-gun groups backed plans that can be described as unconstitutional people control.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced on Monday that he would drop from consideration both Sen. Charles Schumer's background check bill and Sen. Dianne Feinstein's assault weapons ban, saying he didn't have the votes.
After seeing a photo of an 11-year old boy holding a rifle on Facebook, New Jersey police and Department of Children and Families officials raided the home of the boy’s father, Shawn Moore, a firearms instructor. Moore was not arrested or charged, but immediately sought the counsel of his lawyer.
In a statement posted on the State Department website on March 15, Secretary of State John Kerry expressed U.S. support for the UN Arms Trade Treaty.
The UN conference on the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) has begun in New York City. Officials encourage all member states to impose stricter gun laws.