Yes, according to a growing body of research, says criminologist Adam Lankford.
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The 'Motherfucker' Who Enraged Beto O'Rourke Laughed at His Claims About the Rifles He Wants To Confiscate
The Texas gubernatorial candidate's interpretation reflects his assumption that opponents of "assault weapon" bans don't care about murdered schoolchildren.
The Dubious and Doomed 'Assault Weapon' Ban That the House Approved Today May Cost Democrats This Fall
Recent polling suggests that Americans are starting to recognize that such laws make no sense.
With Deception and Misdirection, House Democrats Vainly Try To Make the Case for Banning 'Assault Weapons'
No, these rifles are not "the weapon of choice in most mass murders."
New body cam footage shows Ruben Ruiz heading toward the classroom to rescue his wife, but other officers stopped him.
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Taking personal responsibility turns out to be a better idea than putting faith in the state.
Only you can be relied upon to protect you and your loved ones. Ignore anybody who claims otherwise.
This Lawsuit Says a Recent SCOTUS Decision Makes It Clear That 'Assault Weapon' Bans Are Unconstitutional
The Supreme Court unambiguously rejected the sort of reasoning that a federal appeals court used to uphold New York's ban.
Why Didn't a 'Red Flag' Law Prevent the Illinois Mass Shooting, and Would New Federal Rules Have Mattered?
The answers underline the limitations of laws that aim to prevent this sort of crime by restricting access to firearms.
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The gun control policies under discussion are fundamentally ill-suited to prevent mass shootings.
The Bipartisan Senate Gun Control Bill Would Unjustly Deprive Americans of Their Second Amendment Rights
The legislation prohibits firearm sales based on juvenile records and subsidizes state laws that suspend gun rights without due process.
Texas State Police Chief: Uvalde Was 'Abject Failure,' Police Could Have Stopped Gunman in 3 Minutes
"The only thing stopping a hallway of dedicated officers from entering Room 111 and 112 was the on-scene commander who decided to place the lives of officers before the lives of children."
Texas Law Enforcement Is Aggressively Fighting Public Records Requests About the Uvalde Mass Shooting
Transparency advocates say police could invoke a notorious loophole that allows them to hide records of deaths in custody and police killings.
What happened in Uvalde is part of a pattern, not an aberration.
Robb Elementary didn't need additional cops; it needed the cops on hand to actually do their jobs.
Protective devices incapable of offensive use are now unavailable for legal purchase by New Yorkers.
The administration's slippery terminology illustrates the challenge of distinguishing between "good" and "bad" guns.
An analysis of such crimes suggests the president’s policy prescriptions are unlikely to have a meaningful impact.
Uvalde Cops Reportedly Tried To Silence the Mom Who Rescued Her Kids and Criticized the Police Response
"She was holding back from sharing her story until now."
The president implies that anyone who resists his agenda is complicit in the murder of innocents.
Because there is no reliable way to identify future mass shooters, it is inevitable that many innocent people will lose their Second Amendment rights.
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While that impulse is understandable, it can lead to policies that do more harm than good.
Florida Sheriff Arrests 10-Year-Old, Releases Mug Shot and Perp Walk, Then Uses Media Tour To Brag About It
“Scared straight” juvenile policing programs have a history of not working. They’re not the solution to school shootings.
Two federal appeals courts recently concluded that such age restrictions are unconstitutional.
"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.
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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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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.
In response to the Buffalo massacre, Gov. Kathy Hochul invoked a hoary analogy to justify censorship.
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"It's all induced by the internet," she said.
The problem is not sneaky entrepreneurs who sell accessories; it's legislators who ban guns based on functionally unimportant features.