The great Seattle gun buyback program was essentially worthless in removing "dangerous" weapons from society, but it did serve to teach essential truths about free enterprise and human behavior.
As prices of 3D printers decline and the availability of software for such printers increases, the opportunity for average citizens to manufacture their own firearms at home is making legislators increasingly nervous.
A just-released video from the Department of Homeland Security offers many suggestions when confronted with an "active shooter," but neglects the single most effective one: resistance by armed civilians.
Teachers are ignoring complaints by anti-gunners that being armed would somehow increase violence in the classroom and are instead taking firearms safety classes in increasing numbers.
If the government were to pass an unconstitutional law purporting to ban firearms, two thirds of Americans with guns in their household say they would defy the lawless legislation and refuse to comply, according to a recent poll conducted by Fox News. Even the majority of Democrat and liberal gun owners would refuse to surrender their weapons, the survey revealed. Most Americans also believe that more guns in the hands of law-abiding citizens — not gun bans — would help reduce crime.
Despite being called "paranoid fantasies" of the far-right, there are some substantial similarities between Nazi gun control laws and those being considered by Congress and the president.
Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, Jr. is raising eyebrows for telling residents that the police aren't always available and that they need to be prepared to protect themselves with a firearm.
If Americans needed any further evidence of the blatant bias and disregard for the truth displayed by the increasingly discredited establishment press, the coverage — or lack thereof — of two recent demonstrations in Washington, D.C., provided a perfect illustration. One tiny protest was seeking more gun control and was promptly plastered all over the front pages. The other march, which was virtually ignored by the press despite record-breaking attendance, sought protection for the lives of unborn children.
Okay, half-slow laughin’ Joe didn’t actually say that, but he might as well have. While defending his position this past Thursday that banning the rifles incorrectly called “assault weapons” won’t negatively impact upon Americans’ safety, he pointed out that you shouldn’t trouble yourself: shotguns would still be available — and they’re more effective, anyway.
The Internet is rife with details about the firearms Adam Lanza used to kill 20 children and 6 adults before turning a handgun on himself at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, on December 14, but information about Lanza's medical history is scarce, breeding speculation that he may fit the profile of school shooters under the influence of antidepressant medication.