The presidential candidate’s gun control platform, like his defense of "stop and frisk," sacrifices civil liberties on the altar of public safety.
Virginia's Thwarted 'Assault Firearm' Ban Illustrates the Folly of Trying to Distinguish Between Good and Evil Guns
Legislators who approved a bunch of other gun control bills could not agree on what features make a firearm intolerable.
In Broward County, judges almost never reject police petitions for gun confiscation orders.
Such inflammatory exaggeration seems designed to avoid a substantive discussion of the presidential candidate's gun control proposals.
The bill's requirements for "emergency" orders are loose, and it does not give respondents a right to a court-appointed lawyer.
Erroneous predictions of violence at the Richmond rally conflated civil libertarians with militant racists.
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If politicians are going to paint their opponents as illegitimate, they should be prepared to receive the same treatment in return.
The governor fears a gun-rights rally might turn violent; a judge refuses to stop him from barring weapons from the demonstration.
The petitioner, who cited the officer's 2017 shooting of her son, had no standing under Colorado's "red flag" law.
Fiscal Analysis of Colorado's New 'Red Flag' Law Assumes Gun Confiscation Orders Will Be Granted 95% of the Time
Such a high approval rate reflects the threat these laws pose to due process and the Second Amendment.
Although Cannabis Consumers Who Own Firearms Are Federal Felons, Illinois Says They Can Keep Their Guns
The Illinois State Police confirms that people who try newly legal marijuana are not considered "unlawful users" of narcotics.
Law enforcement betrayed the trust of gun owners who were doing their best to comply with government-mandated confiscation.
New York City, Which Defended Its Onerous Gun Transport Restrictions As Necessary for Public Safety, Concedes They Weren't
Several justices seem skeptical of the claim that revising the rules after SCOTUS agreed to consider a challenge to them made the case moot.
Rhode Island is one of only two states that still prohibit civilian stun gun and Taser ownership.
Instead of reducing the dangers posed by criminals, California's gun restrictions have increased the threat posed to decent people by the law itself.
Can't buy it? That's okay, you can easily get the pieces to build one yourself.
The plaintiffs now have to prove that Remington's advertising was not only "unfair or deceptive" but "a proximate cause" of the attack.
From Australia to Massachusetts, illegal gun makers step in to supply what legal markets aren’t allowed to produce.
Beto O’Rourke’s scheme would be an ineffectual attempt to enforce arbitrary distinctions.
A change in Tennessee’s definition of a firearm allows for felons to own a gun provided it was manufactured before 1899.
"Red flag" laws leave gun owners defenseless.
The presidential contenders hyped the "epidemic" of gun violence and the threat posed by school shootings while perpetuating myths about "assault weapons," background checks, and the Second Amendment.
Defending San Francisco's Anti-NRA Resolution, City Officials Say It Was Nothing but Meaningless Bluster
Although San Francisco's supervisors urged city officials to punish contractors with ties to this "domestic terrorist organization," they say they did not really mean it.
The presidential contender says the 1994 ban made mass shootings less lethal, even though the guns it tolerated were "just as deadly."
The Texas senator wants to beef up a background check system that unjustly and irrationally deprives people of their rights.
It would not do much to protect public safety, but it would magnify the injustice of existing restrictions on gun ownership.
Sandy Hook Promise Ad Hypes the Danger of School Shootings, Fostering Irrational Fears and Bad Policies
Official responses to these extremely rare crimes are grossly disproportionate in light of the risk they actually pose.
The "assault weapons" that the presidential contender wants to confiscate are not especially deadly, but the symbolism of that policy is poisonous.
The bill would make the criteria for federal grants loose enough to accommodate even the worst "red flag" laws.
Going beyond criticism, the resolution would punish the NRA and its supporters by cutting off contractors with ties to the group.
The Supreme Court has said the First Amendment protects government contractors against termination based on their political views.
A Suspiciously Selective, Logically Shaky Analysis of Mass Shooting Data Claims the Federal 'Assault Weapon' Ban 'Really Did Work'
The law's impact on weapon choice cannot plausibly account for reductions or increases in fatalities.
Does the Texas Shooting Show That 'Universal Background Checks' Are a Good Way to Prevent Mass Murder?
The policy is unenforceable and poorly tailored to the problem it is meant to address.
Walmart's Ammo Sales Decision Doesn't Violate the Second Amendment. But the Government Ordering Them To Stop Selling Ammo Would.
Defenders, and enemies, of gun access need to get used to their fight being more cultural than political.
Defending 'Reasoned Debate About Public Safety,' San Francisco Supervisors Declare the NRA a 'Domestic Terrorist Organization'
If you disagree with these politicians about gun control, they think, you might as well join the KKK.
Posting “Finna be lit” on Snapchat shouldn’t have gotten Nathan Myers thrown out of school.
When it comes to deciding who should keep their Second Amendment rights, the deck is stacked against gun owners.
March For Our Lives Calls for Confiscating Guns, Investigating the NRA, and 'Reforming' the Supreme Court
The gun control group's new policy proposal is radical, intersectional, and deeply contradictory.
Michigan Court of Appeals Has Reversed the Felony Assault Convictions of a Gun Owner Who Acted in Self-Defense
A then-pregnant Siwatu-Salama Ra was sentenced to two years in prison after using an unloaded gun to protect herself, her daughter, and her mom.
Only if you assume they would have happened in the absence of gun confiscation orders.