The Charleston (West Virginia) incident from a few days ago, the FBI 2021 statistics, and more.
David Kopel at the National Firearms Law Seminar
"There were 19 officers in there," said a police spokesperson. "In fact, there were plenty of officers to do whatever needed to be done."
Why did it take an hour for the police to stop alleged killer Salvador Ramos?
Don't conflate mass shootings with school shootings.
Making schools more like prisons would not appreciably decrease violence.
In Response to the Uvalde Massacre, Politicians Reiterate Their Demands for Irrelevant Gun Control Laws
Neither expanded background checks nor a federal "assault weapon" ban can reasonably be expected to have a meaningful impact on such crimes.
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The answer to “Why should these people go to prison?” should not be ill-informed gibberish.
These three gun controls failed in New York, and there is little reason to think they would work elsewhere.
There's much we don't know about the shooting in Texas that left at least 21 people dead, including 19 children. Nevertheless, Joe Biden knows exactly who to blame and how to stop future shootings.
It's not clear which guns she is talking about, and even Collins does not seem to know.
Predicting violence is a lot harder than people claim in retrospect, and a wider net inevitably ensnares more innocent people.
The problem is not sneaky entrepreneurs who sell accessories; it's legislators who ban guns based on functionally unimportant features.
The paper blames a "gun-buying spree" during the pandemic for the 2020 jump in murders.
It explains why laws requiring private property owners to allow guns on their land are an affront to property rights, and violate the Takings Clause of the Fifth Amendment.
Florida's Agriculture Commissioner Says the Ban on Gun Possession by Marijuana Users Is Unconstitutional
Nikki Fried, a Democrat, is suing the Biden administration, arguing that the policy violates the Second Amendment and a congressional spending rider.
Minnesota's Attorney General Says the Cop Who Killed Amir Locke Was Defending Himself. So Was Locke.
That perplexing situation underlines the hazards of police tactics that aim to prevent violence but often have the opposite effect.
Maybe it shows that the existing restrictions are not working as advertised.
D.A.'s Office Letter That Opposed Parole for Man Now Arrested in Connection with Sacramento Killings of Six
The letter is dated April 29, 2021, when Martin was three years into a 10-year sentence for a brutal assault on his girlfriend; he was released in February.
My Duke Center for Firearms Law piece on why laws forcing private property owners to allow guns on their premises violate property rights and often qualify as takings requiring compensation under the Fifth Amendment.
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The argument for loosening restrictions on armed self-defense goes beyond the measurable impact on public safety.
apply to a judge's home when the judge is participating in judicial proceedings remotely?
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Lawful gun owners should not be forced to jump through hoops just to exercise basic constitutional rights
The applicant had a 5-year-old drunk driving arrest (which led to a conviction on a reduced charge) and a 12-year-old conviction of drinking alcohol by a passenger.
Although a Texas Supreme Court ruling ended the main challenge to the law, other cases could ultimately block its enforcement.
When governments can de-bank you, you are not really free.
Ukrainians have taken to the streets with arms to defend their country and their freedom.
Biden offered a mix of mostly pointless or arguably unconstitutional "solutions" to the misuse of guns by criminals.
Biden Administration Files Dubious Lawsuit Challenging Missouri's Gun Sanctuary Law [Updated with a Note on State Courts]
The suit deserves to fail for much the same reasons as Trump-era attacks on immigration sanctuaries.
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