The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence argues that the government should keep dangerous people from buying guns. It mentions "convicted felons," "convicted domestic abusers," "terrorists," and "people found to be dangerously mentally ill." Senior Editor Jacob Sullum says this week's murderous attack on the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin highlights another crucial category: people with dangerous ideas.
That rate is much lower than the numbers used in the horrifying projections that shaped the government response to the epidemic.
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Police departments exist to protect people's persons and property. The Minneapolis Police Department has failed to do either.
Indiana is still fighting to keep Tyson Timbs' SUV seven years after it first seized the car, but for now, it's back in Timbs' driveway.
Jo Jorgensen is running for the White House.