New at Reason: Jacob Sullum on the Lone Gunman Theory of Public Policy

After Saturday's gun rampage in Tucson, there was no shortage of knee-jerk proposals for preventing future outbursts of senseless violence. Senior Editor Jacob Sullum argues that most of them would sacrifice Americans' freedom in a vain attempt to protect us from armed lunatics.


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